Louisiana Business Lawyers

Michael D. Lowe
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Shreveport, LA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University5th Circuit and Louisiana
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James R.  Chastain Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityUnited States District Courts for the Western Districts of Louisiana, United States District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Louisiana, United States District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Louisiana,...
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Jeffrey W. Price
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Shreveport, LA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience

University of Arkansas School of LawTexas, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Arkansas, DC and Louisiana
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John M. Frazier
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Shreveport, LA Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience

Louisiana State University - Baton RougeLouisiana
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David Cougle
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Pearl River, LA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(985) 863-4565 P.O. Box 74
Pearl River, LA 70452
Business, Estate Planning, Immigration and International
Southern University - Baton Rouge
The Law Office of Cougle Law, L.L.C. is managed by David J. Cougle, Attorney at Law. Mr. Cougle graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2003 with a B.S. in Computer Science. He then spent 1 year as a C.A.S.A., providing volunteer representation for children in troubled homes. Realizing that he could do more as a licensed attorney, Mr. Cougle decided to attend Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge from August 2005 until his graduation in May of 2008. Upon passage of the July 2008 Louisiana State Bar Examination, Mr. Cougle was sworn in...
Christie Tournet
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Mandeville, LA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(985) 951-2177 1795 W. Causeway Approach
Suite 103A
Mandeville, LA 70471
Business, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Probate
Loyola University New Orleans
With extensive experience in real estate and business management, Christie Tournet & Associates is the consummate business, estate planning, and successions/probate firm. Christie views legal issues through a unique lens and becomes a trusted legal and business adviser.
Ana Lynette Gregory
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Bastrop, LA Business Law Attorney with 4 years experience
343 N. Washington St.
Bastrop, LA 71220
Business, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Southern University Law Center
The truth is, no lawyers win all their cases because legal matters vary on the merits. However, you deserve a lawyer you can trust who knows the law inside and out. We do not claim to be better than other law firms. It is your job to determine which lawyer is best for you and your case.
Taylor M. Norton
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Metairie, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(504) 858-0198 345 Metairie Road
Metairie, LA 70005
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Patents and Trademarks
Loyola University New Orleans
Taylor Norton is a native of New Orleans and a Jesuit High School graduate who earned his Bachelors of Science in Pure Mathematics from Louisiana State University and his Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University, where he served as a National Science Foundation IGERT Research Fellow, advancing research across disciplines including structures and mechanics, textile engineering, macromolecular engineering and polymer science. He was a LaNasa Providence Law Scholar at Loyola University School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor degree with a Certificate in Civil Law and Common Law. Taylor is particularly skilled...
Bruce Kingsdorf
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(504) 524-3300 701 Poydras St #3650
New Orleans, LA 70139
Free ConsultationBusiness, Energy and Products Liability
Tulane University School of Law
Mr. Kingsdorf graduated from Tulane University in 1971 and from Tulane University School of Law in 1974. He clerked at the Louisiana Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal for Judges Peter Beer and Ernest N. Morial and then clerked at the Louisiana Supreme Court for Justice Albert Tate, Jr. In 1980, he became a partner in the firm of Cleveland, Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix where he remained until 1995 when he co-founded the firm of Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix, LLP. In addition to serving as faculty member at numerous seminars, he has lectured at the Tulane University School of Law...
Christopher J. Dicharry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(225) 382-3492 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jason Aron Itkin
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Maritime and Personal Injury
The University of Texas School of Law
As one of the nation’s top trial lawyers, Jason Itkin has obtained dozens of verdicts and settlements throughout the years’ worth more $10 million. In fact, Jason has won several victories upward of $100 million each. In addition to these prolific cases, he has won close to 200 verdicts and settlements for more than $1 million each. In total, Jason has won billions of dollars for his clients. These victories have come in courtrooms all across North America, as he has represented clients in all 50 states.

Jason has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors due to his...
Nicholas Berg
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(504) 526-2921 400 Poydras Street
Suite 1980
New Orleans, LA 70130
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Securities
Tulane University School of Law
Mr. Berg’s practice has an emphasis on commercial litigation and arbitration, including securities litigation and arbitration. He represents individual and institutional investors, public pension funds and hedge funds in investment disputes with investment banks and brokerage firms in state and federal court, and in arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Mr. Berg also represents businesses and individuals in complex commercial litigation matters, including derivative suits and claims involving unfair trade practices, fraud, negligence and breaches of fiduciary duties by managers, directors and officers of corporations. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Mr. Berg has also represented many...
Tara Montgomery Madison
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(225) 389-3744 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, IP and Trademarks
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Hugh P Lambert
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(504) 581-1750 701 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Business, Employment, Maritime and Personal Injury
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Hugh Lambert founded The Lambert Firm in 1977 and has since grown the firm to one of the most prestigious and well respected firms in New Orleans, representing individuals and businesses alike in a wide range of legal matters. In addition to his legal representation, Hugh Lambert is a frequent lecturer across the United States on class actions and mass torts. He has also authored and published legal articles. He has held a broad range of leadership positions in many organizations devoted to law, civic and charitable pursuits. He is a member in good standing of numerous state and federal...
Forrest E. Guedry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer

Loyola University New Orleans5th Circuit, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana and Louisiana
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Tod J. Everage
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney

Loyola University New Orleans5th Circuit and Louisiana
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John F. Jakuback
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(225) 382-3452 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Municipal
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Kevin C. Curry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(225) 382-3484 5035 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
D. Alex Onstott
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NEW ORLEANS, LA Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(504) 603-6691 1010 Common St.
Suite 2700
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70112
Free ConsultationBusiness, Administrative, Estate Planning and Probate
Tulane University School of Law
Ciolino, Pritchett & Onstott provides high-quality, cost-effective outside general counsel services to small and medium-sized businesses in Louisiana and across the United States. We represent clients across various industries, including niche areas, such as non-profit, entertainment, medical marijuana, and tax liens.
Glenn M. Farnet
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(225) 382-3431 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Environmental and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
David Sharpe
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(504) 568-1990 601 Poydras St.
Suite 2775
New Orleans, LA 70130
Business, Insurance Defense, International and Maritime
The National Law Center, GW Law School
David Sharpe focuses on marine insurance coverage; marine finance and vessel documentation; bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights; admiralty and maritime; and international and cross-border law. He represents clients that own, operate, charter, or employ vessels, and helps them understand and manage their risks in the United States, Gulf of Mexico, and worldwide offshore maritime oilfield and alternative-energy markets. Mr. Sharpe services clients in the area of concentration on maritime contracts (time and bareboat charter parties, master service contracts, insurance and indemnity agreements, marine-insurance coverage, and ship sale and finance) and related commercial litigation (maritime liens, vessel arrest and attachment,...
Erich P. Rapp
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(225) 382-3425 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Appeals and Environmental
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Kent Aguillard
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Eunice, LA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(337) 457-9331 141 S 6th St
Eunice, LA 70535
Free ConsultationBusiness and Bankruptcy
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Native of South Louisiana. Extensive litigation and bankruptcy experience.
Melvin David Albritton
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(504) 517-4635 400 Poydras Street
Suite 900
New Orleans, LA 70130
Free ConsultationBusiness, IP, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Tulane University School of Law
Melvin Albritton obtained a degree in Political Economy from Tulane University. He was also the recipient of a Louisiana Legislative Scholarship. During his time at Tulane he was chosen to represent Tulane at American University’s Washington Semester. After college Mr. Albritton worked for an Internet startup, “babygift.com” drafting copy for the online catalog. In 1999 he was awarded the Wiener, Weiss & Madison Merit Scholarship Award to Tulane Law School. In law school, Mr. Albritton was selected to join the Ruby Vale Appellate Moot Court Team, which focuses on the area of corporate law. In addition, he wrote on to...
Sean T. McLaughlin
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(504) 620-3354 909 Poydras St
#3600
New Orleans, LA 70112
Business, Construction, Energy and Maritime
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mitchell Hoffman
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(504) 517-8160 701 Poydras St, Ste 3600
New Orleans, LA 70139
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Insurance Defense
Tulane University
Mitchell J. Hoffman earned both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Tulane University. He received his JD in 1976. He has been in private practice since that time representing individuals and companies throughout the Greater New Orleans area. Over the years, Mr. Hoffman developed an expertise in family law and his practice now includes significant involvement in divorce, custody, community property issues, pre and post-nuptial agreements, partitions and a host of other family law related matters. Mr. Hoffman also has experience trying cases involving insurance defense, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and business law, and general litigation. He qualified to become...
J. Eric Lockridge
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience

The University of Texas School of Law5th Circuit, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, United...
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James P. Doré
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University5th Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court, United States District Court for the Eastern Districts of Louisiana, United States District Court for the Western Districts of Louisiana, United States District Court for the Middle...
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Ben K. Jumonville
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Ben Jumonville is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller.
Zachary Wool
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(504) 524-3300 701 Poydras St
#3650
New Orleans, LA 70139
Business and Products Liability
New York University School of Law
Born and raised in the New Orleans area, Zachary concentrates his practice in the fields of litigation and general corporate counsel for clients ranging in size from individuals to multi-billion dollar hedge funds. He works on litigation matters large and small, from cases involving one individual to those where he works on behalf of 10,000+ people injured by a defective product. He also advises corporations without in-house lawyers on general business matters. He is also actively involved in the legal community as a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association's LGBT Diversity Committee and Chairman and Founder of...
F. Edward Mouton
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Shreveport, LA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(318) 221-5213 400 Travis St
Suite 1102
Shreveport, LA 71101
Business, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University - University of New Orleans and Delgado Community College
University of New Orleans & LSU Law Center Graduate. Solo practitioner concentrating in Criminal & DWI Defense, Personal Injury & Contract Negotiations, Civil Litigation. Trial & Motion Practice. Mac Evangelista since 1988. Rated 'Best Lawyers' for past 15 years straight in SB Magazine.
Michael deBarros
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Employment and Insurance Claims
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
William L. Caughman III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(225) 389-3724 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, IP, Real Estate and Workers' Comp
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
David K. Nelson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(225) 382-3417 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mark A. Dore
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Lafayette, LA Business Law Attorney
(337) 235-2232 2020 W Pinhook Road
Suite 303
Lafayette, LA 70508
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Southern University Law Center
Tyler J. Douglas
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(504) 517-8160 701 Poydras St
Ste 3600
New Orleans, LA 70139
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Alabama School of Law and Loyola University New Orleans
Mr. Douglas obtained his Juris Doctor with a certification in taxation from Loyola University College of Law in 2011. While studying for his degree, he interned at Lowe Stein, joining as an attorney in 2012. Mr. Douglas’ practice areas include commercial transactions and litigation, with a majority of his practice devoted to trust and estate planning and administration, tax exempt organizations, and tax planning and controversy. Mr. Douglas has successfully settled a contested succession with $1 Million paid to Lowe Stein’s clients, organized a regional magazine and obtained a 501(c)(3) for an American fundraising arm of a Thai nonprofit organization....
G. Blane Clark Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(225) 382-3414 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Energy and Securities
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Scott N. Hensgens
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
301 Main Street, Suite 2300
PO Box 3197
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3197
Business and IP
Tulane University School of Law
Scott Hensgens is the managing partner and practices in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. Scott’s principal areas of practice include business and commercial litigation, contract litigation, consumer credit litigation, and trademark and copyright registration and litigation. His experience includes representing individuals, small and large businesses, insurance companies, corporate shareholders, automobile dealerships, and credit reporting agencies.
Isaac McPherson  Gregorie Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana
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R. Chauvin Kean
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Lawyer

Loyola University New OrleansLouisiana
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Charles Michael Raymond
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Luling, LA Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(985) 308-1509 13551 River Road La Hwy 18
Luling, LA 70070-4261
Free ConsultationBusiness, Family, Personal Injury and Probate
Loyola University New Orleans
My practice has varied over the last 35 years. My major areas of concentration involve litigation, family law, wills and estates, oil & gas, environmental, business legal analysis and contracts and most recently expropriations by governmental entities and public works contracts. I have been licensed in Louisiana, Mississippi and District of Columbia. I continue to represent clients in Louisiana and Mississippi today. I have many years of experience in the state and federal courts in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Alexandra Mora
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(504) 566-0233 322 Lafayette Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Business, Civil Rights, Employment and Entertainment & Sports
Tulane Law School
Glenn P. Orgeron
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(504) 585-3048 909 Poydras St
#3600
New Orleans, LA 70112
Business, Construction and Maritime
The George Washington University Law School, Tulane University School of Law, The George Washington University Law School and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
James P. Doré
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(225) 382-3442 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Construction and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Linda Perez Clark
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(225) 389-3714 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Tulane University
Jeremy Pichon
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(504) 586-1600 3114 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70131
Business, Asbestos, Construction and Personal Injury
The Judge Advocate General's School United States Army and Southern University Law Center
Alan J. Berteau
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(225) 382-3475 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Bankruptcy, Energy and Environmental
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Charles C. Cain
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New Orleans, LA Business Law Attorney
(877) 854-2182 1734 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70130
Business and Real Estate
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University and The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Shannan Sweeney Rieger
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(225) 382-3486 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Appeals and Environmental
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Phyllis D. Sims
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(225) 389-3717 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Gary P. Graphia
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney

Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State UniversityLouisiana
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Russell Dickson
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Shreveport, LA Business Law Lawyer

Tulane University School of LawLouisiana
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Louisiana Business Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Louisiana Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
(504) 523-1465
New Orleans, LA

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