• Automotive

    Our automotive industry team has extensive experience dealing with the special problems facing individuals and companies involved in automotive retail trades.

  • Corporate & Financial Services

    Our corporate and financial services team assist clients in all state, federal and regulatory transactional and compliance matters.

  • Construction

    The construction industry team can help calm the waters of commercial construction disputes by actively participating in all stages of the construction process.

  • Government Relations

    Our governmental relations team and strategic partners are able to protect your interests in Louisiana across many industries.

  • Healthcare

    Everyone has an opinion about healthcare. While they are talking, our team is in the trenches helping.

  • Insurance

    Formation, acquisition, sale, compliance, advocacy, dissolution. Our attorneys have been through it all with our insurance industry clients.

  • Environmental

    The key to balancing industrial growth with environmental protection is knowing the rules and abiding by them.

  • Transportation

    Moving goods and materials from points A to B is essential in a global economy. The BSW transporation team has been a key resource for transportation companies for many years.

Current News


Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that it received high rankings for five Practice Areas and had twelve attorneys listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana.

The BSW Practice Areas listed in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA include:
The BSW attorneys listed in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA include:
Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide. To access the Chambers USA online directory, go to www.chambersandpartners.com/usa.

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. (BSW) is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys have been named to the 2013 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers and eight attorneys have been named Rising Stars. Full press release.

Baton Rouge New Orleans
Rising Stars—Baton Rouge Rising Stars—New Orleans

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. (BSW) congratulates Christopher D. BillingsJoseph R. Hugg and Wesley M. Plaisance for being named Partners, effective January 1, 2014. Full press release.

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers , for the fourth consecutive year, announce the 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. had the following practice areas ranked:

Metropolitan Tier 1
Baton Rouge
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Family Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Tax Law
   
Metropolitan Tier 2
Baton Rouge
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
New Orleans
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
   
Metropolitan Tier 3
Baton Rouge
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Real Estate Law   
New Orleans
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The 2014 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. Over 12,000 attorneys provided over 330,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,000 clients provided close to 20,000 evaluations. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed nationally in one or more of 74 practice areas or by metropolitan region in one or more of 120 practice areas. One “Law Firm of the Year” is named in 87 of the ranked practice areas.

Full firm listing is available at: http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/profile/breazeale-sachse-and-wilson-l-l-p/overview/32912


Thomas Benjamin, Peter Butler, Jr., Alan Goodman, Eve Masinter, Timothy Mehok and Wesley Plaisance were named "Top Lawyers of New Orleans" by New Orleans Magazine.


Fifteen lawyers from Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

Baton Rouge, LA      

  • Robert L. AtkinsonBanking and Finance Law
  • Robert BowsherTax Law
  • David CassidyLitigation & Controversy - Tax; Tax Law
  • David CharltonClosely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Murphy FosterConstruction Law; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Construction
  • Gregory D. FrostGovernment Relations Practice
  • Paul M. Hebert, Jr.Family Law
  • Michael HubbellReal Estate Law
  • Van Mayhall, Jr.Corporate Law
  • Claude F. Reynaud, Jr.Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Jerry L. Stovall, Jr.Employment Law - Individuals;
  • B. Troy VillaCorporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law

New Orleans, LA     

  • Thomas M. BenjaminCommercial Litigation; Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Alan H. GoodmanBankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Real Estate; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Eve B. MasinterEmployment Law - Individuals; Litigation - Labor & Employment; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."


Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that it received high rankings for four Practice Areas and had ten attorneys listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana.

The BSW Practice Areas listed in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA include:

The BSW attorneys listed in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA include:

Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide. To access the Chambers USA online directory, go to www.chambersandpartners.com/usa.


Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Thomas R. Temple, Jr.  has been elected to the Management Committee. Thomas joined the Baton Rouge office in 1998 and became partner in 2004. Thomas currently resides as head of the Insurance Industry Team and is a member of the firm’s casualty litigation section. Thomas will be accompanied by re-elected partners Jude C. Bursavich and Murphy J. Foster, III. They will all serve alongside other board members Trenton J. Oubre and Claude F. Reynaud, Jr. and Managing Partner Scott N. Hensgens.


Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson is pleased to announce that J. Fredrick Preis, Jr. and Peter Butler, Jr. have been named to New Orleans CityBusiness' “Leadership in Law” class of 2013. This year marks the third time that Fred has been named to “Leadership in Law”, and he will be inducted into the Leadership in Law Hall of Fame.

Each year, New Orleans CityBusiness selects 50 attorneys practicing in the Greater New Orleans Area and profiles them in a special issue of the publication. Honorees are selected based on their contributions to the legal profession as well as their contributions to the community. This year's honorees will be recognized at a cocktail reception March 16 at the New Orleans Museum of Art.


Van R. Mayhall, III has been named by Baton Rouge Business Report as one of the top Forty Under 40 outstanding professionals for 2012.
 
The Business Report seeks to honor young men and women who are making a difference by selecting Forty Under 40 for their professional success, leadership, and contributions to the Baton Rouge community


Primary Contact: Scott N. Hensgens, Managing Partner

Baton Rouge, Louisiana : 225.387.4000
Covington, Louisiana: 985.871.7992
New Orleans, Louisiana: 504.619.1800

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