John Rouchell is a New Orleans native and Jesuit High School graduate. He attended Tulane University receiving a bachelor’s degree in English. He received a J.D. at Tulane Law School in 1976 and attended New York University where he received a LL.M. in Taxation in 1977.
John joined the Firm in 1980 and became a partner in 1983. His practice covers all aspects of state and federal tax law, as well as corporate and business law, estate planning and administration. He also represents authors, artists, and musicians in the New Orleans area, including his only child, John Michael, a professional musician and songwriter since the age of thirteen.
John enjoys playing the guitar and attending his son’s concerts (MyNameIsJohnMichael). John is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Since 1995, John has been recognized by Louisiana Super Lawyer (Estate Planning & Probate and Tax) and Best Lawyers in America(Business Organizations, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Elder Law, Tax Law, Trusts & Estates). Since 2013, New Orleans Magazine has recognized John as one of their “Top Lawyers of New Orleans” for his work in Elder Law, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates.