Jeremy F. Werfal

Contact Information

t: 225-706-4062

f: 504-310-0262

Jeremy F. Werfal is Special Counsel in our Business Section.  With over 20 years of legal experience, Jeremy has a practice that focuses on complex commercial transactions, including real estate sales, purchases and development, commercial leasing, commercial lending and finance, and other general business matters.

Over the years, Jeremy has counseled clients on various real estate acquisitions, developments, and sales, including office buildings, apartment complexes, hotels, shopping centers, residential subdivisions, commercial office and retail parks, and condominium developments.  Jeremy has prepared condominium, residential and office park restrictions for highly regulated developments; represented numerous banking and lending institutions in loan and financing transactions; prepared and negotiated commercial leases on behalf of both landlords and tenants; and assisted clients with entity structuring and formation. Jeremy has also represented numerous clients in obtaining HUD financing, including 221(d)(4), 223(f) and 232 financing.

Jeremy has been a guest lecturer at LSU Law School and has lectured at continuing legal education seminars on purchase agreements, leases and other commercial real estate matters.

Education

  • J.D. from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 1994
  • B.A. from Northeast Louisiana University, 1991

PRACTICE FOCUS

RECOGNITION

  • AV® Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale Hubbell

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit