James L. Breaux: Lawyer with Liskow & Lewis A Professional Law Corporation

James L. Breaux

Phone(504) 556-4027

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  • Business Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
Contact InfoTelephone: (504) 556-4027
Fax: (504) 556-4108
University Louisiana State University, B.A. in Political Science, minor: Speech Communication, 1992
Law SchoolLoyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 2000; Articles Editor, Loyola Law Review, University of New Orleans (Master of Urban/Regional Planning, 2000)
Admitted2000, Louisiana
BornNew Iberia, Louisiana, February 4, 1970

Mr. Breaux is an of counsel attorney practicing in the firm's New Orleans office. His practice is concentrated in the areas of commercial real estate, oil and gas, land use and zoning, general business and estate matters, and governmental relations. He is also a Louisiana licensed title agent.

Mr. Breaux represents developers, lenders, telecommunication companies, and governmental bodies in the acquisition, leasing, and financing of real estate; and represents oil and gas companies with offshore and land operations. His experience includes examining real estate and mineral abstracts of title, analyzing complex title issues and curing title defects, and issuing title opinions and title insurance policies. Mr. Breaux handles commercial real estate and loan closings, negotiates and drafts leases and purchase agreements, handles public right-of-way acquisitions, and represents clients before planning and zoning boards.

Mr. Breaux also handles the sale and formation of businesses, counsels businesses with regard to contracts, permitting and licensing, drafts and tracks legislation, prepares wills and donations, and handles successions. Some of Mr. Breaux's noteworthy transactional projects include providing legal services in connection with the following:

•$36 million acquisition of a sewer and water facility
•$40 million redevelopment of a public housing development
•$110 million loan closing with collateral in multiple states
•Assemblage of 500-plus acres for commercial development
•Multiple cell tower build-outs over a 12-year period

Prior to joining Liskow & Lewis, Mr. Breaux represented clients in his own private practice based in Mandeville, Louisiana, and had previously practiced law with other corporate law firms in New Orleans. Before practicing law, Mr. Breaux was employed in various staff positions for the Louisiana Legislature, and subsequently represented clients as a registered lobbyist. He is an active member of numerous professional and civic organizations throughout the state.


•Zoning and Building Restrictions, Liskow & Lewis E-Newsletter, November 2012

•Consequences of the Louisiana Public Records Doctrine Exception, Liskow & Lewis E-Newsletter, August 2014


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Consequences of the Louisiana Public Records Doctrine Exception
Wm. Blake Bennett,James L. Breaux, August 18, 2014
A recent Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal decision has brought to our attention a long-established, but perhaps not as well known, exception to the public records doctrine.
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James L. Breaux

701 Poydras Street, Suite 5000
New OrleansLA 70139


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