James A. "Jim" Stuckey

James A. "Jim" Stuckey


Phelps Dunbar LLP

Recognized since 2003

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Equipment Finance Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Equipment Finance Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Equipment Finance Law
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Jim Stuckey practices in the areas of commercial finance, real estate, business, project financing, and leasing. His commercial experience includes complex loan transactions in real estate, construction, project finance, oil and gas, line of credit and asset based loans, as well as leveraged lease and utility securitization financings, and real estate and commercial transactions. His lending practice includes representing lenders and borrowers in oil and gas loans, real estate and construction financings, leveraged leases, and secured working capital loans. He advises clients in negotiations of a wide variety of contracts, including major purchase, lease, and project development and financing agreements. He has represented clients from many industries, including banks and other financial institutions, public utilities, oil companies, chemical and product manufacturers, governmental entities, and universities. He serves as the practice coordinator of the business group in New Orleans.

Contact & Links
Location
  • 365 Canal Street, Suite 2000
    New Orleans, LA 70130-6534
Languages
  • English
Education
  • Davidson College, BA, graduated 1980
  • Tulane University, J.D., graduated 1983
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Texas, State Bar of Texas
Affiliations
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association - Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association - Member
  • State Bar of Texas - Member
  • Louisiana State Law Institute - Reporter, Uniform Commercial Code Committee UCC
State Clerkships
  • Louisiana - Supreme Court

Phelps Dunbar LLP
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

159 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

39 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Equipment Finance Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Equipment Finance Law, New Orleans (2024)
  • Equipment Finance Law, New Orleans (2022)
  • Equipment Finance Law, New Orleans (2019)
  • Equipment Finance Law, New Orleans (2015)
  • Banking and Finance Law, New Orleans (2014)
  • Real Estate Law, New Orleans (2013)
  • Equipment Finance Law, New Orleans (2011)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
Special Focus:
  • Commercial Finance
  • COVID-19
  • Finance
  • Oil & Gas Lending
  • Structured Finance
  • Transactions
Awards:
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Banking Finance Law (2006-2021), Equipment Finance Law (2007-2021), Real Estate Law (2008-2021), "Lawyer of the Year" Equipment Finance Law (2011, 2014-2015, 2019) & Real Estate Law (2013), The Best Lawyers in America
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (2007-2020)
  • Top Lawyers, New Orleans Magazine

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