Claude F. Reynaud, Jr. is a partner is the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. He has been a partner since 1981. Mr. Reynaud is a member of the firm's Management Committee. His principal areas of practice include litigation involving: antitrust; intellectual property; RICO; unfair competition; fiduciary duties of corporate officers, directors, and trustees; securities; contracts; general business or commercial issues; lender liability; and health care. Mr. Reynaud specializes particularly in complex commercial litigation with its attendant discovery issues and motion practice. Mr. Reynaud also assists clients in the areas of antitrust, corporate governance, and prosecutes trademark and copyright applications.
Louisiana Public Service Commission — Mr. Reynaud represented the Louisiana Public Service Commission in its consideration of the application by Entergy, Inc. to merge with Florida Power and Light Company (Docket No. U-25354).
Financial Institutions — Mr. Reynaud has represented financial institutions in lender liability cases where the total exposure has exceeded $100 million.
Antitrust Cases — Mr. Reynaud has represented defendants in antitrust cases where the total exposure has exceeded over $270 million.
Bankruptcy Courts — Mr. Reynaud has represented clients in adversary proceedings in bankruptcy courts where the total amount of the estate is over $1.65 billion.
Antitrust Cases and Civil RICO Actions — Mr. Reynaud has represented defendants in antitrust cases and civil RICO actions wherein the total exposure is $1.8 billion.