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Fishman Haygood LLP

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Recognized for its full-service corporate practice across the region and strong bench of transactional experts. Regularly handles high-value M&A, private and public offerings and SEC regulatory matters for its diverse client base. Also noted for its advice on corporate governance, risk management and takeover defense. Draws on additional experience in areas such as real estate and banking, while also impressing in a broad range of transactional matters in private equity and venture capital.

Strengths

A client reports: "The attorneys are extremely knowledgeable of company matters, wise consultants, and are continuously adding value to the discussion. I have great confidence in Fishman Haygood as our primary legal partner, and the highest regard for the partners who are providing services to our company; they are simply superb!"

A market source comments: "We wouldn't hesitate to refer clients to them."

Work highlights

Advised Danos on the acquisition of Shamrock Management and Shamrock Energy Solutions.

Notable practitioners

Albert Saulsbury is a highly sought-after lawyer with a strong track record in M&A and private equity transactions.
"He is very bright and strives to complete the deal for his clients. He has a broad range of experience and can focus on many different types of transactions."

John Werner is respected for his prowess in M&A. He counts private equity companies, banks and corporates among his impressive client roster.

Louis Fishman is highly esteemed for his strength in corporate and securities issues.
"Louis brings to bear not only his deep knowledge of corporate law, but also his years of experience in the practice. He is truly an expert, and he shares his expertise for the benefit of the company continuously. He is forthright, has great business judgment, and provides wise consultation." "He's an excellent M&A guy and a good lawyer."

Maureen Gershanik handles a wide range of matters, including advising on corporate governance and securities issues.
"Maureen's expertise in corporate governance has proven to be invaluable. She is a talented, insightful and dedicated attorney who reflects most positively on the legal profession."

Scott Chenevert has a wealth of experience handling M&A. He also advises clients on corporate governance, financing and securities compliance.
"He is a tireless worker and his communication skills are exceptional."

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Overview

We have extensive experience forming, capitalizing and counselling corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and other business organizations.  Our lawyers are routinely recognized as among the best corporate lawyers in the Gulf South.

     We handle complex mergers and acquisitions of private and public companies.  Our lawyers have been involved in some of the largest M&A transactions in Louisiana.  We also represent investors in both majority and minority positions of a wide variety of businesses.

     We advise clients on business formations including various structural options.  We represent clients, including both newly formed and established enterprises, in a diverse range of financing transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

     We represent public reporting companies in SEC and stock exchange compliance and periodic SEC reporting and financial services companies in SEC, FINRA and state securities regulatory compliance.

     Our lawyers advise boards of directors, both public and private, on matters of corporate governance, risk management, takeover defenses, shareholder and employee relations, corporate compliance and corporate best practices.

     We have substantial experience advising both providers and recipients of private equity financing, start-up and venture capital investments, small business administration financing and other forms of financing.

Corporate/M&A Department

Fishman Haygood LLP

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Department location

201 St Charles Avenue

Suite 4600

New Orleans

Louisiana

USA

LA 70170-4600

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Louisiana

Corporate/M&A


Albert "Chip" Saulsbury IV
Up and Coming
John D Werner
Band 3
Louis Y Fishman
Senior Statespeople
Maureen Gershanik
Band 2
Scott D Chenevert
Band 1