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Fishman Haygood LLP

Real Estate

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What the team is known for

Strong real estate practice that is recognized for its extensive experience across residential, industrial and commercial projects. Experienced in a full range of transactional matters, including bond financing, acquisitions, disposals and tax credits. Offers particular strengths in the energy sector, frequently advising on matters such as industrial plant developments and transactions involving oil and gas storage facilities.

Strengths

An impressed client reports: "The team as a whole is very strong. They have a more personal approach. You really feel like you are an important client to them."

Another describes the team as "excellent."

"It's a great, very knowledgeable firm," confirms an interviewee.

Work highlights

Served as borrower’s counsel to Schonberg Care on its refinancing of eight senior living facilities across three states.

Notable practitioners

Charles Landry handles real estate projects for a range of clients including developers and solar power companies. He is noted for his expertise in handling land use matters including zoning and permitting work.
"The best in the business." "He's as much a technical lawyer as a business adviser. He negotiates exceptionally well on behalf of his clients and tries to fnd solutions."

Tyler Marquette assists on a range of real estate projects, including luxury apartment units, office headquarters and retail developments. His experience includes advising on financings.

Louis Quinn handles a range of real estate development projects including assisted living facilities, hotels, power plants and student housing.
"A great attorney who does an outstanding job." "He is very knowledgeable and good to work with."

Sterling Scott Willis regularly handles real estate acquisition work, including the associated leasing, title and financing matters. His experience also spans the disposition of high-value assets.
"Scott has a great reputation and is a smart lawyer."

Steven Serio advises on a range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and joint ventures. He offers additional expertise in title work.
"Smart and a good advocate for his clients."

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Overview

We handle all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including commercial office, retail, residential, traditional family neighborhood and industrial leasing, acquisitions, bank financings, bond financings, developments and large tract opportunities.

We are experienced in transactions involving historic and low income housing tax credits, new markets tax credits and enterprise zone tax credits.

We routinely advise clients in all aspects of real estate leasing, and often represent landlords and tenants in lease negotiations. 

We have extensive experience in handling oil and gas transactions, coal storage facilities, underground natural gas storage transactions, industrial plant relocation and development, apartment complexes and hotels, commercial shopping center and office building developments, and other related transactions.

Our Firm has a captive title company, Commercial Title Agency, L.L.C., that is wholly owned by the Firm.  Commercial Title is an authorized agent of Chicago Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana and Fidelity National Title Insurance Company.  It is licensed by the Louisiana Department of Insurance as a title insurance agency.  Sterling Scott Willis, Steven C. Serio and Tyler Marquette are licensed title insurance producers and serve as the President, Vice President and Vice President, respectively, of Commercial Title.

Real Estate 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

Real Estate


Charles Landry
Band 1
J. Tyler Marquette
Associates to watch
Louis S Quinn Jr
Band 2
Sterling Scott Willis
Band 1
Steven Serio
Band 3