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Michael R. Hubbell
Michael R. Hubbell

Michael R. Hubbell

Partner - Baton Rouge

Michael R. Hubbell is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. Mr. Hubbell has concentrated his practice in the areas of banking law, commercial transactions, property (real estate) law, commercial litigation, family law, and community property law. He has handled numerous commercial collections, foreclosures, real estate sales, leases, mortgages, and commercial loan closings. Mr. Hubbell also handles closing transactions governed by the Louisiana Uniform Commercial Code and the Federal Ship Mortgage Act. Further, he represents clients in general contract matters, business and corporate transactions, and general commercial litigation primarily in the areas of contracts, collections and real estate, including boundary disputes. He also represents clients in family law matters including community property and succession partition suits.

Mr. Hubbell also has experience from the business perspective of commercial and financing transactions. He was previously employed as a consultant in the management advisory services division of an international accounting firm, during which time he was responsible for conducting feasibility studies for acquisitions, renovations, and refinancing of hotels, condominiums, skilled nursing facilities, and life care retirement centers.

Education

Paul M. Hebert Law School, Louisiana State University, J.D., 1987 (Member, Moot Court Board; Semi-finalist, Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition)

Louisiana State University, M.B.A., 1980

Louisiana State University, B.S. (Prelaw Option), College of Business Administration, 1978

Admissions

Admitted to practice: 1987, Louisiana State Courts, Eastern, Middle & Western Districts of Louisiana, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court

Professional Associations

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

American Bar Association, Business Law Section

Member of Alumni Associations of the Louisiana State University College of Business Administration, the Graduate School of Business, and the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

Louisiana State Law Institute Visitation Committee for Revisions to Louisiana Third Party Visitation Statutes, Member, 2005.

Honors and Awards

Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated.

Publications

  • Co-authored the “The Uniform Commercial Code” chapter in collaboration with Professor A. Levasseur (trans.) of the book entitled “An Introduction to the Law of the U.S.A.” (Dalloz, 1993).
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Representative Matters

Acquisitions, sales, leases and subdivision of properties for expansions of hospitals and ancillary hospital facilities.

Acquisitions, financing and sales of various commercial properties for small to medium sized businesses, including hotels, restaurants, marinas, condominiums, apartment complexes, office buildings, and shopping centers.

Acquisitions, sales and leases of public entity properties for sports facilities.

Acquisitions, financing, and sales of vessels for the expansion of casino facilities.

Various professionals dealing with community property partition matters, including division of retirement benefits.