B. Troy Villa
Partner - Baton Rouge
- T: 225.381.8052
- F: 225.387.5397
He also represents business clients and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of business transactions involving the purchase and sale of privately-held businesses, mergers, consolidations, reorganizations and other similar transactions. He has extensive experience in the structuring and negotiation of terms related to these types of transaction, and the drafting of related contracts and agreements. He has advised client with respect to both domestic and international transactions.
Paul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1990 (Louisiana Law Review, Senior Editor)
Nicholls State University, B.S., 1986
Admitted to practice: 1990, Louisiana State Courts, Eastern, Middle & Western Districts of Louisiana.
Louisiana State Bar Association
Baton Rouge Bar Association
American Red Cross - Louisiana Capital Area Chapter (Board of Directors: 2008 and previously, 1998-2006, Chairman 2002-2003)
American Health Lawyers Association
Education's Next Horizon (Board of Directors)
Gulf Coast Housing Partnership (Board of Directors)
Former Academic Distinction Fund (Treasurer, Board of Directors)
Former Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic School Board (Director)
Honors and Awards
AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.
Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Selected Lawyer of the Year, in Mergers and Acqisition Law in Baton Rouge by The Best Lawyers in America® 2013, 2015
Represented financial buyer of industrial service company operating in Louisiana and Texas in $13 million buy-out.
Represented operator of cellular telephone network in Louisiana to national cellular carrier in $36 million transaction, which included various ancillary aspects for transition.
Represented seller of oil-field equipment business to global energy equipment manufacturer in $12 million transaction.
Represented owners of alternative fuels producer in sale of refinery to public company in $24 million transaction.
Represented owners of telecommunications business in South Louisiana in various financing transactions in excess of $40 million and ultimately in sale of business to private equity fund in $100 million transaction, including participation in obtaining regulatory approvals and/or letters of non-opposition from the Louisiana Public Service Commission.
Represented telecommunications business in South Louisiana in leveraged buyout of co-owner in $86 million transaction, including participation in obtaining regulatory approvals and/or letters of non-opposition from the Louisiana Public Service Commission.
Represented joint venture partner in sale of interest in national chemical business and assets to other joint venture partner in $85 million transaction.