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Fishman Haygood provides innovative solutions in both Business and Litigation. Our partners and associates are experienced in a variety of areas of law, and are recognized leaders in their fields.

Recent News

Fishman Haygood Welcomes Chip Saulsbury as a Partner in the Firm

Fishman Haygood proudly announces that Chip Saulsbury has become a partner in the firm.  Chip’s practice primarily focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and general corporate matters. Chip represents private equity funds, family investment offices, and individuals in a wide breadth of M&A and direct investment activities.  He also helps companies with strategic acquisitions, but is just as adept at working on the seller’s side of deals.  Chip also works closely with family and closely held companies in planning and structuring their businesses efficiently, often through the use of LLCs.…

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Molly Wells to be Honored at Good Apple Gala

Molly Wells is a Pro Bono Service Honoree of the Louisiana Appleseed Foundation for her work on a policy article advocating for Louisiana schools to work with stakeholders at all levels to increase access and participation to The School Breakfast Program, in order to reduce hunger and support the health and educational potential of low-income students in particular.  The Pro Bono and Social Justice Honorees will be celebrated at the Good Apple Gala on January 24, 2019.

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Resources

Economic Development Districts = Tax Dollars to Developers

Real Estate Developers in Louisiana can receive tax dollars to enhance projects through Economic Development Districts (EDDs).  EDDS are strictly defined geographic areas that are authorized and created by ordinance of the city or parish where they are located.  The vast majority of EDDs generate tax revenues for real estate developments from sales and use taxes and hotel occupancy taxes, though property taxes may also be used.  Read more about EDDs here. If you have questions about Opportunity Zones, contact partners Megan Riess or Charles Landry.

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CREW Comes to New Orleans: Leadership Summit for Women in Commercial Real Estate

Megan Riess, Fishman Haygood partner and President of New Orleans CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women), welcomes CREW delegates from across the country for the 2019 CREW Network Leadership Summit.  This multifaceted meeting brings together the top leaders in CREW Network to learn from one another about chapter management, but also to learn from leading experts about the critical leadership skills that give you the business advantage.

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