Robert A. Kutcher

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Bob is a doer. He has been recognized as both a Super Lawyer and Best Lawyer in the fields of Commercial Litigation and Real Estate for many years, and his clients range from large multi-nationals to small businesses. He believes the object of the exercise is a satisfied client.
Bob is active in both the legal community and community-at-large, having served as Chairman of the Louisiana State Advisory Committee to the U. S. Civil Rights Commission, Chairman of the South Central Region of the Anti-Defamation League and President of both his local synagogue and Jewish Community Center.
In the legal community, he has served as President of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Chair of the Louisiana Disciplinary Board and is currently the Treasurer of the Louisiana State Bar Association.
Bob is also a frequent speaker and author of litigation, real estate and ethical topics.

Pro Bono Activities:

Board of Directors, Pro Bono Project, 2014-Present
Board Member, Louisiana Civil Justice Center, 2015-2016
Chairman, Louisiana State Advisory Committee, U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 1990-1992
Board member, Louisiana State Advisory Committee, U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 1986-1992
Associate Commissioner, Anti-Defemation League National Commission, 1991-2005
President, Shir Chadash Conservative Synagogue, 2005
Preseident, Shir Chadash Conservative Synagogue, 2001-2002
President, New Orleans Jewish Community Center, 1992-1994
Regional Chairman, Anti-Defamation League, 1990-1994
Regional Board Member, Anti-Defemation League, 1984-1996
Board Member, Jewish Community Centers of North America, 1990-1993

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Franchise Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
504-264-9948  Phone
504-836-9573  Fax
University Attended:
Cornell University, B.S., 1972
Law School Attended:
Loyola University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1975
Year of First Admission:
1979, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1977, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana; 1984, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 1976, Louisiana; 1976, New York; 1987, U.S. Supreme Court
Louisiana State Bar Association, Treasurer, 2014-2016, Louisiana State (House of Delegates, 1998-2004, 2006-2013 Member; Liason to LSBA Board of Governors, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2012-2014; LSBA, 2009-Present, Legislation Committee; LSBA, 2008-Present - Summer School Committee, Co-Chair; LSBA 2008-Present - Member, Committee on the Profession; LSBA, 2012-2013 - Board Liason, Rules of Professional Conduct Committee; Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board, 1993-1999- Board Member; Chairman; Federal Bar Asociation New Orleans, 1991-1992 - President; 1988-1992 - Board Member; Louisiana and New York State Bars - Member; The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, American Bar Association, 2011-Present; Fellow, Louisiana Bar Foundation, 2011-Present; Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, Litigation Counsel of America, 2008-Present - Fellow; Thomas Moore Inn of Court, 1998-Present - Master; National Association of Securities Dealers (FINRA), New York Stock Exchange, 1982-2007 - Regional Arbitrator.
Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., December 27, 1950
Published Works:
•The Brand New Louisiana Business Corporation Law: Adoption of New Model Business Corporations Act – House Bill 319, Louisiana Bar Journal, March 2015
•Beer v. United States: The Case of Article III Judges and the Compensation Clause, Louisiana Bar Journal, Vol. 61, No. 6, April/May 2014
•Recent Developments in Business Entities, LSBA - Recent Developments Manual
•Breach of Fiduciary Duties, Business Torts Litigation
•Fifth Circuit Symposium, Securities Law, Loyola Law Review
•State Takeover Statutes, The Louisiana Bar Journal, 1979
•Freezeouts of Minority Shareholders in Closely-Held Corporations, The Louisiana Bar Journal, 1977
•Quis Custodiet Custodes? The Case Against Article I Courts, Loyola Law Review, Vol. 22, Number 1 Winter 1975 - 76.
•The National Court of Appeals: Freund or Foe?, Loyola Law Review, Vol. 21, Number 1, 1975
•The Extension of Pendent Jurisdiction to Parties Not in the Jurisdiction - Conferring Suit, Loyola Law Review, Vol. 20, Number 1, 1974
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

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