Elwood F. Cahill , Jr. - Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C.

Elwood F. Cahill , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Mr. Cahill is a member of the Firm's Business Group whose practice is concentrated in commercial real estate, business and finance law, as well as creditors' rights, workouts and foreclosures and commercial bankruptcy. Mr. Cahill is actively involved with many professional, civic, charitable and trade organizations, including the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section of the American Bar Association (having recently served two terms as a Supervisory Council Member of the Section's Governing Council); the American College of Real Estate Lawyers; the American Bankruptcy Institute; the Business Section and the Torts and Insurance (TIPS) Section of the American Bar Association; and the International Council of Shopping Centers, a trade association that represents the interests of those involved in the shopping center industry. Mr. Cahill is the Immediate Past President of the Louisiana Bar Foundation; a member of the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Bar Association; a member of the Board of Directors of Children's Hospital in New Orleans; and also has served as Co-Chair of the University Of New Orleans Business Alumni Council, whose purpose is to serve as an advisory group to the Dean of the Business School to assist the Dean in advancing the interests of the School. 
Mr. Cahill has taught as an Adjunct Professor (1993) and as a Skills Instructor (1992-present) at Loyola Law School in New Orleans. Mr. Cahill has spoken at seminars, conventions and meetings throughout the country, including the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, American College of Mortgage Attorneys, American Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association, the New Orleans Bar Association, Louisiana Land Title Association and Louisiana Bankers Association, among other professional and trade groups.

University of New OrleansBS 1977Loyola University New OrleansJ.D. 1980
American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Chairperson, Diversity Committee, 1999-Present; Member, Real Property Division Advisory Board, 1999- Present, 1999 - 2004University of New Orleans Business Alumni Council, 2003 - PresentBusiness Series Committee, 2000 - 2003Algiers Economic Development Foundation (AEDF), having served as President for 2000 and 2001American Bar Association, Section of Business LawAmerican College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL)Children's Hospital of New OrleansAmerican Bar FoundationYoung Lawyer Division of American Bar AssociationLouisiana Bar Foundation and New Orleans Bar Foundation

Office Location

909 Poydras Street, Suite 2800
New Orleans, LA 70112
United States


Practice Areas

Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law (Development, Title Matters, Transactions)