Albert O. “Chip” Saulsbury IV

Contact Information

t: (504) 586-5257

f: (504) 310-0257


Chip Saulsbury is an associate in our Business Section.

Chip’s practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate matters. Chip works with clients in a wide range of industries on acquisition transactions, offerings of debt and equity securities, corporate restructuring transactions, and the formation of new businesses and joint ventures.

Chip serves on the Board of Commissioners of the Garden District Security District and is a member of the Young Patron Committee of the Whitney Zoo-To-Do benefitting the Audubon Zoo. Chip also served as a junior member of the Council of the Louisiana State Law Institute.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University, 2011
    • Executive Senior Editor of the Louisiana Law Review
    • Order of the Coif
  • B.A. from Washington and Lee University, 2004

Publications / Presentations

  • “The Availability of Takeover Defenses and Deal Protection Devices for Anglo-American Target Companies,” 37 Del. J. Corp. L. 115 (2012)
  • “Devil Inside the Deal: An Examination of Louisiana Non-Compete Agreements in Business Acquisitions,” 86 Tul. L. Rev. 713 (2012)
  • “Catch You on the Flip Side: A Comparative Analysis of the Default Rules on Withdrawal from a Louisiana Limited Liability Company,” 71 La. L. Rev. 675 (2011)
  • Advanced Business Contracts: Acquisition Agreement, NBI Seminar (August 26, 2014)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Skills Course, Loyola New Orleans College of Law (Annual Course)
  • LLC Workshop: Choose, Draft, Maintain- Drafting LLC Operating Agreements, NBISeminar (December 18, 2012)
  • Getting on Solid Ground in Real Estate: Entity Formation, ABA Section of Real Property Trust and Estate Law Seminar (September 9, 2012)

Representative Matters

  • $400 Million private equity based capital raising transaction for oil and gas exploration and production company
  • $150 Million sale of assets and private equity offering for oil and gas exploration and production company
  • Representation of private equity groups, including Jefferson Capital Partners and LongueVue Capital, in acquisitions of portfolio companies and mezzanine debt investments
  • $29 Million sale and leaseback of certain software assets to a publicly traded software company
  • $50 Million acquisition, corporate restructuring and ongoing development of Slidell, Louisiana based commercial real estate venture
  • $25 Million sale of specialty and home infusion pharmacy
  • Sale of Family Security Insurance Company to United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: UIHC)
  • Corporate restructuring and roll-up transaction by commercial real estate development group
  • Continuing representation of fund investing in accounts receivable participations
  • Formation of numerous technology-based start-up companies and other ventures