Founded 80 years ago, Stone Pigman has its roots in the real estate practice. The firm has been involved in most significant development projects in the metropolitan area and represents clients throughout the state and the Gulf South region. Co-chaired by CREW Board member Susan Talley, the firm’s real estate practice group counsels real estate developers, buyers, sellers, institutional lenders and major tenants. Other members of the group include Michael Schneider, Scott Whittaker, James Slaton, Heather McGowan and Naomi Reyes. The firm is known for providing exceptional legal representation in an efficient manner.
Major projects of note include: the purchasing and redeveloping of the New Orleans Centre and Dominion Tower; lease negotiations with an energy company for over 650,000 square feet of office space; super-regional, regional and community shopping centers; the new Loew’s hotel; a hydroelectric plant on the Mississippi River Old River Control Structure; and a gas storage facility on the Starks salt dome in Calcasieu Parish.
Members of the firm’s real estate group are recognized throughout the U.S. for their expertise , and have been honored by publications such as Best Lawyers ® and Chambers®. They are also active in organizations such as the American Bar Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the Anglo American Real Property Institute.
Stone Pigman has offices in both New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Its flagship office is located on Carondelet Street in the historic New Orleans City Hall Annex building. The Baton Rouge office is located in One American Place. The firm offers a wide array of business and litigation services to local, regional, national and international clients.