Firm Profile

Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Dabney, LLC

Headquarters

650 Poydras Street, Suite 2500
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States
(504) 299.3300

Firm Details

Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Dabney, L.L.C. is comprised of fifteen attorneys and is recognized as one of the premiere bankruptcy and insolvency firms in the Gulf Coast Region and around the country. It is the only firm of its size to have three  members inducted into the American College of Bankruptcy; Edward Heller (deceased), Douglas Draper and William Patrick. In addition to achieving this status and reputation in the bankruptcy field, Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Dabney, L.L.C. has also developed a strong reputation in the areas of insurance, casualty and commercial litigation. Our Attorneys involved in these practice areas have been engaged in some of the regional, multi district litigation, as well as national class actions. Members of the firm are involved in financial negotiations and transactions, including mergers and commercial leases. The Firm also handles the needs of our individual clients in succession, estate planning and real estate matters.

Multi-Office:

The firm maintains offices in both New Orleans and the state capital of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Our offices allow us to respond quickly and efficiently to our clients around the entire state. Many of our lawyers have handled a wide variety of cases in each of the practice areas of the firm, representing clients ranging from local individuals and privately held companies to publicly traded and international corporations. The stability of our firm is evidenced by the fact that some of our attorneys and staff have practiced together for over twenty years.

Adaptable & Relationship Oriented:

We are proud of our ability to provide quality legal services while continuing to meet the changing needs of our clients. Our success comes from our experience and ability to adapt and blend this within our tried and true legal framework. Evidence of our experience and success is reflected by the fact that three of our members are named in The Best Lawyers in America®. The firm, over the years, has continued to expand its practice to provide services that meet and exceed the needs of both existing and new clients. The firm also believes strongly in developing close working relationships with its clients to insure that their interests are always foremost in our representation of them.

Informed & Current:

Our attorneys are frequently asked to address both clients and peers on various topics, including bankruptcy and financial reorganization, creditors' rights, proactive counsel of clients, insurance litigation, and the development of defense strategies in complex litigation. Representative clients include a number of national commercial lenders and developers; retail, wholesale and manufacturing companies; national and international manufacturers and insurers. The Firm feels strongly about commitment to our community and many of our attorneys actively participate in local and national civic groups, charitable organizations and religious associations.

Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Dabney, L.L.C. maintains a full complement of support staff. Our manageable size, combined with our experienced attorneys, paralegals and staff, and in-house technological resources enable us to handle complex legal matters in a cost-effective, timely, and efficient manner. The firm consistently meets its primary goal of providing creative, efficient and practical solutions to buisnesses, individuals and corporations.

Management

Douglas S. Draper
Member of Management Committee
Warren Horn
Member of Management Committee
William H. Patrick, III
Member of Management Committee

Demographics

Partners

Women: 1

Men: 5

Of Counsel

Men: 1

Associates

Women: 3

Men: 3

Management / Department Heads

Women: 1

Paralegals

Women: 2

Non-Legal Employees

Women: 5

Contacts

Douglas S. Draper
Member
504-299-3300

Firm Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

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Office Locations

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Louisiana

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Baton Rouge, LA

9311 Bluebonnet Boulevard

Baton Rouge, LA 70810

United States

(225) 767.1499

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New Orleans, LA

650 Poydras Street, Suite 2500

New Orleans, LA 70130

United States

(504) 299.3300

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