Heather Begneaud McGowan - Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.

Heather Begneaud McGowan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016

Ms. McGowan focuses her practice on sophisticated commercial real estate transactions in Louisiana and elsewhere. She has been involved in many of the major commercial real estate transactions and gaming developments in the region.

Roanoke CollegeBBA 2002Loyola University New OrleansMBA 2006Loyola University New OrleansJ.D. 2006
American Bar AssociationLouisiana State Bar AssociationUrban Land InstituteCommercial Real Estate Women (CREW)

Case History


Represented local developer in the acquisition and financing of the Windsor Court and Royal Orleans Hotels. The acquisition of the Windsor Court Hotel received the Deal of the Year award at the 2010 Americas Lodging Investment Summit.

Represented the developer of the Loews New Orleans Hotel in acquisition, zoning, land use, development, construction and financing.

Saenger Theatre — Represented the Canal Street Development Corporation, a public benefit corporation owned by the City of New Orleans, in the financing and redevelopment of the historic Saenger Theatre in downtown New Orleans. Financing for the project involved federal new markets tax credits leveraged by Community Development Block Grant funding, federal and state historic rehabilitation tax credits and Louisiana live performing arts tax credits.
Retail Stores — Represented a developer of retail stores throughout Louisiana in land acquisition, development, construction and financing.

Office Location

546 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-3588
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law