America's Leading Lawyers for Business

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 In category of Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions


The Best Lawyers in America®

        (Listed in the categories of Corporate Law and Employment Law - Management)

Corporate Counsel - Best Lawyers

        February 2011

Board of Commissioners of the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Authority



U.S. Small Business Administration's National Advisory Council



Chair, Committee on Revision of Articles of Incorporation, New Orleans Bar Association



Louisiana State Bar, Examiner in Corporations, Securities, and Negotiable Instruments (Louisiana Supreme Court appointment)

1982-1984 (Responsible for writing questions and grading State of Louisiana Bar Examination in Corporations, Securities, and Negotiable Instruments)


Chair, Section on Corporation and Business Law, Louisiana State Bar Association



Hearing Officer, Commercial Real Estate Property Tax Appeals, Board of Review, City of New Orleans

October 2007


Tax, Limited Liability, and Management Issues in New Entity Formation: Comparison of L.L.C.s, Partnerships, and Corporations

LSU Masters of Public Health Program, April  2003


Dealing with Liabilities of Professionals in the Context of Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships

City Club of Baton Rouge Seminar, August 1992


Tax Executives Institute: Executive Tax Planning

New Orleans Chapter, September 1986


Planning For the Payment of Federal Estate Tax After the Tax Reform Act of 1976

Article published in the Louisiana Revised Statutes 1978

Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure, pocket part (West Publishing Co.)


Developments in Section 269 of the Internal Revenue Code

American Bar Association Journal, August 1973

(Cited in Bittker and Eustice, Federal Income Taxation of Corporations.)


Planning For the Payment of Federal Estate Taxes After the Tax Reform Act of 1976

Lecture delivered to the Estate Planning Council of New Orleans, January 1978


Recent Developments in the Type 'F' Reorganization of Section 368 of the Internal Revenue Code 1976

Louisiana Bar Association, Section on Taxation

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

Since 1981  (link to LexisNexis Lawyer Profile)

Corporate and Business Law

   "Known and respected by commentators as a ‘conscientious, intelligent and detail-oriented professional’ who has been a senior figure in the Louisiana legal community for decades, he is often called upon to proffer his sage advice on transactions of upwards of eight figures."


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