Marion Welborn Weinstock - Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan LLC

Marion Welborn Weinstock

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Marion Weinstock’s practice covers a wide range of commercial transactions. She has handled and closed real estate purchases and sales of apartment complexes, warehouses, shopping centers and other commercial properties and has negotiated and prepared commercial leases (for both landlords and tenants), purchase agreements, condominium documents, servitude agreements, and many other types of contracts and agreements.

Marion has also documented and closed financings involving all types of collateral including real estate, state and offshore oil and gas leases, equipment, accounts receivable, securities, ships, vessels, partnership interests, rights-of-way, pipelines and letters of credit. She has negotiated loan work-outs and has rendered many third-party legal opinions in connection with financings, stock issuances, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate and partnership matters. She has handled several bank holding company reorganizations and has prepared proxy materials and private offering memoranda for stock issuances by banks and insurance and other companies. As a licensed title insurance agent and officer of Current Title Agency, L.L.C. (the Firm's title agency that writes title insurance for First American Title Insurance Company and Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation), Marion has prepared numerous title insurance policies on large commercial properties and has also advised in and out-of-state lenders on title and survey issues.

Prior to entering the private practice of law, Marion clerked for the Honorable Walter F. Marcus, Jr., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. She is a graduate of Tulane University Law School where she was a member of Tulane Law Review.  She was also inducted into Order of the Coif and received the Faculty Medal for graduating first in her class.

Representative Matters: 

  • Corporate and financing counsel for Louisiana and Texas marine service company in connection with financings of aircraft, receivables, U.S and Panamanian vessels and subsea diving facilities
  • Counsel for Louisiana chemical plant in connection with negotiation of contracts of all types and financings
  • Borrower’s counsel in connection with financing of a shipyard acquisition
  • Borrower’s counsel to numerous oil and gas companies
  • Lender’s counsel in connection with Community Development Block Grant loans 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • Louisiana Law Institute - UCC Committee

Community Involvement:

  • Junior League of New Orleans - Sustaining Member


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • Listed in Chambers USA 2012

Tulane UniversityJ.D. 1987

Office Location

201 Saint Charles Avenue, 40th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170-4000
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Securitization and Structured Finance Law of the New Orleans Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Securitization and Structured Finance Law of the New Orleans Metro Area
Marion Welborn Weinstock has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Marion Welborn Weinstock has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Other Information

Gender: Female