new orleans business lawyer

Litigation Practice

  • Pre-litigaton workout agreements
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
    • Commercial arbitration, with an emphasis on commercial lease disputes and disputes between business partners
    • Construction arbitration
    • International arbitration, including contract disputes under UNIDROIT and more specific sales disputes under CISG
  • Appeals
    • Louisiana state court appeals, including supervisory writs, appeals by right, writs and merits briefing to the Supreme Court of Louisiana
    • Federal appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; petitions for writ of certiorari in the Supreme Court of the United States
    • Bankruptcy appeals (to U.S. District Court and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit)
    • Administrative appeals (property tax, zoning, VCC, alcohol/ATC/ABO)
  • Litigation (admitted in all state and federal Louisiana courts; U.S. District Court for Southern District of Texas, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; Supreme Court of the United States)
    • Administrative hearings (local and state)
    • Bankruptcy; creditors’ rights
    • Breach of contract/lease
    • Breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims
    • Collections and open account actions
    • Construction disputes, including New Home Warranty Act and lien disputes
    • Defamation-styled and malicious prosecution disputes
    • Enforcement of judgments, including foreign judgments
    • Internal disputes between shareholders/members, including demands by minority owners for judicial determinations of fair market value
    • Landlord/tenant matters, including evictions
    • Licensing and franchising litigation
    • Trademark, Counterfeiting, and Copyright litigation