• 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

Saul Reinaldo Newsome of BSW's Baton Rouge office was featured in "Cracking the Cuban market: Louisiana companies contemplate new business prospects with the Caribbean nation" from the Baton Rouge Business Report's September 2015 issue. The full article can be found here.

Peter J. Butler, Jr., Joseph R. HuggRichard G. Passler, and E. Frederick Preis, Jr. were named "Top Lawyers of New Orleans" by New Orleans Magazine.

Jerry L. Stovall, Jr. of the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. contributed to a panel of experienced labor and employment law professionals to discuss revising employee handbooks in the September issue of the Baton Rouge Business Report. For more information, see here.

Twenty-three lawyers from Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

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New Orleans, LA

  • Thomas M. Benjamin—Commercial Litigation; Litigation- Securities; Securities / Capital Markets Law;
  • Alan H. Goodman—Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Real Estate; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Joseph R. Hugg—Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Eve B. Masinter—Litigation - Labor & Employment; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Richard G. Passler—Commercial Litigation 

In Memoriam
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our partner, and our friend, Linton Morgan. The attorneys and staff of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. extend their deepest condolences to Mr. Morgan's family.

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson welcomes attorney C. Stokes McConnell, Jr. to the Baton Rouge office. The full press release can be found here.

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

The BSW Practice Areas listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA include:

  • Construction (Band 2)
  • Gaming & Licensing (Band 2)
  • Healthcare (Band 1)
  • Labor & Employment (Band 2)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Band 3)

The BSW attorneys listed in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA include:

  • John T. Andrishok—Construction (Band 3)
  • Robert L. Atkinson—Healthcare (Band 2)
  • Thomas M Benjamin—Gaming & Licensing (Band 3)
  • David R. Cassidy—Corporate/M&A: Tax (Band 2)
  • Murphy J. Foster, III—Construction (Band 2) and Labor & Employment (Band 3)
  • Gregory D. Frost—Healthcare (Band 2)
  • Alan H Goodman—Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2) and Litigation: General Commercial (Recognised Practitioner)
  • Richard D. Leibowitz—Banking & Finance: Public Finance (Band 1)
  • Steven B. Loeb—Construction (Band 3)
  • Eve B. Masinter—Labor & Employment (Band 2)
  • E. Fredrick Preis, Jr.—Labor & Employment (Band 3)
  • Claude F. Reynaud, Jr.—Litigation: General Commercial (Band 3)
  • Melissa M. Shirley—Labor & Employment (Recognised Practitioner)
  • Jerry L. Stovall, Jr.—Labor & Employment (Band 3)

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) congratulates Jennifer D. Sims for being named Partner, effective January 1, 2015. Full press release.

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. (BSW) is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys have been named to the 2015 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers and ten attorneys have been named Rising Stars. Full press release.

Super Lawyers—Baton Rouge
Super Lawyers—New Orleans
Rising Stars—Baton Rouge
Rising Stars—New Orleans

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.

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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

Primary Contact: Scott N. Hensgens, Managing Partner

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

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