Firm Profile

Fishman Haygood L.L.P.


201 Saint Charles Avenue, Suite 4600
New Orleans, LA 70170-4600
United States
(504) 586.5252

Firm Details

Fishman Haygood, L.L.P. enjoys a reputation as one of Louisiana’s leading business law firms. We advise a variety of commercial clients – including large, sophisticated businesses as well as smaller, entrepreneurial enterprises – across a broad range of practice areas. Although we handle major transactions and litigation for public companies, we also understand the needs of new and emerging companies, and tailor our services to help them grow.

Our "boutique" firm structure has allowed our lawyers to develop expertise in several specialized areas of law, permitting us to devise innovative solutions to our clients’ business and litigation problems. Our lawyers are known for their extensive experience in a variety of intricate business matters, as well as for their commitment to excellence and values of professionalism. Because of our small size, our clients are assured that our most senior lawyers are actively involved in the projects we undertake.


James R. Swanson
Administrative Partner
Patricia Christovich
Office Manager


  • ACLU
  • AMCREF Community Capital, LLC
  • Americana Development Company
  • Aspire, Ltd.
  • Bailey Investments
  • Baton Rouge Area Foundation
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Beaumont Health System
  • Build Now, L.L.C.
  • Caillouet Land Corporation
  • Campus Apartments
  • Capital Fitness, Inc.
  • Capital One
  • Capstone Development Companies
  • Chaffe & Associates, Inc.
  • Choice Foundation
  • City of Houston
  • City of New Orleans
  • CNN
  • Commercial Properties Realty Trust
  • Commercial Properties Realty Trust, LLC
  • Dorsey Development, LLC
  • Dovetail Development, LLC
  • Enhanced Capital Partners, L.L.C.
  • Enquist Level Development
  • Enterprise Products Operating, L.P.
  • Equity Office Properties
  • FBT Investments, Inc.
  • FDIC
  • Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank
  • GeoServices, SA
  • Hajari Realty Inc.
  • Hallmark Campus Communities
  • Hancock Bank
  • IberiaBank
  • Jefferson Capital Management, L.L.C.
  • Jim Wilson and Associates
  • JMH Realty, L.L.C.
  • John Swire & Sons
  • KFK Group Inc.
  • Kinder Morgan
  • Lafayette Central Park
  • Lafayette Economic Development Authority
  • Laitram, L.L.C.
  • Lemoine Construction
  • Level Construction and Development
  • Liberty Bank and Trust Company
  • Louisiana Department of Revenue
  • Louisiana Firefighters Pension Fund
  • Louisiana Municipal Employees Pension Fund
  • Louisiana Stadium & Exposition District
  • Louisiana Technology Park
  • Louisiana Television (WBRZ)
  • LSU Foundation
  • Manship Media
  • New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.
  • New Orleans Federal Alliance
  • New Orleans Redevelopment Authority
  • On-Site Development
  • Orleans Parish School Board
  • Premium Parking Service, LLC
  • Provident Resources Group
  • Provident Resources Group, Inc.
  • Regions Bank
  • Research Park Corporation
  • Resource Bankshares, Inc.
  • River Ranch Development
  • Robinson Lumber Company, Inc.
  • Rouses Supermarkets
  • Sanderson Farms, Inc.
  • South Louisiana Flood Protection Authority
  • Southern Lifestyle Development, LLC
  • State of Louisiana, Office of Community Development
  • Stirling Properties, LLC
  • Sugar Mill Pond Development
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc.
  • Swire Oilfield Services Ltd.
  • The Associated Press
  • The Howard Hughes Corporation
  • The New York Times
  • The Puff Factory, LLC / Know Your Fruit, LLC
  • The St. Bernard Project, Inc.
  • The Times-Picayune, L.L.C.
  • Thigpen Construction
  • TLC Linen Services
  • Tulane University
  • Turbo Squid, Inc.
  • Victory Real Estate Investments, LLC
  • Wallace C. Drennan, Inc.
  • Wampold Companies, L.L.C.
  • Whitney Bank

About Our Clients


Louis Y. Fishman
Corporate / M&A
James R. Swanson

Firm Practice Areas

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Law

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Office Locations

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Baton Rouge, LA

100 North Street, Suite 800

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

United States

(225) 706.4040

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New Orleans, LA

201 Saint Charles Avenue, Suite 4600

New Orleans, LA 70170-4600

United States

(504) 586.5252

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