Fishman Haygood L.L.P.
Louis Fishman is a partner and a member of our Business Section. He has a transactional practice that includes corporation law, securities, and mergers and acquisitions. He also counsels clients on resolving disputes within family and other closely held businesses.
Louis has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America, in corporate law, since that publication’s first edition in 1983. In 2009, he was named that publication’s first New Orleans Corporate Lawyer of the Year and its first New Orleans Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer of the Year in 2010. In 2011, Lawdragon named Louis to its “500 Leading Lawyers in America” guide, which represents far less than 1 percent of the legal profession, and called him “without question one of the very best corporate transactional attorneys in the South.” He is ranked in Band 1 by Chambers & Partners in the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions category of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and has been listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers since its first publication.
He was a founder and has served since 1988 on the planning committee of Tulane’s Corporate Law Institute, and as a member of the Advisory Board of Editors for the Tulane Law Review since 1991. He has held several key posts, including chairman, of the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Section on Corporation and Business Law and has served as a member of that Section’s Corporate Laws Committee. Mr. Fishman is teaching “Corporate Governance From Enron To Hollinger To Disney” at Tulane Law School.