S. Frazer Rankin

S. Frazer Rankin: Attorney with Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard AV stamp icon
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Frazer has been included in New Orleans Magazine's Top Lawyers edition in Trusts and Estates, and has for years maintained an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

From our New Orleans office, Frazer focuses on commercial real estate transactions and development, estate planning, trusts, successions, corporate and commercial law, oil-and-gas law, and employment law. Frazer was born in Montgomery, Alabama. He attended Tulane University and received his Bachelor of Arts in 1969. Graduating from Tulane University Law School in 1972 with his Juris Doctor, he was admitted to the bar in 1973.

Frazer has extensive experience in the representation of major landowners, and in identifying and resolving regulatory and title issues. He also participates routinely in the drafting of wills, trusts, and other estate planning documentation, as well as the administration of substantial estates, trusts, and businesses. He has litigated contested estate and trust matters on behalf of both estate representatives and heirs or legatees. On occasion, Frazer has also served as trustee of both testamentary and intervivos trusts, when requested by clients to do so. In 2012, Frazer was included by New Orleans Magazine in its listing of the best trust and estates lawyers. He is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Frazer is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Louisiana, and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Estates and Trusts
  • Real Estate
  • Finance
  • Corporate
  • Commercial Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(504) 568-1990  Phone
University Attended:
Tulane University of Louisiana, B.A., 1969
Law School Attended:
Tulane University of Louisiana, J.D., 1972
Year of First Admission:
1973, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; Maritime Law Association of the United States.
Birth Information:
Montgomery, Alabama, February 2, 1947

Peer Reviews

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