Scott T. Whittaker

Scott T. Whittaker


Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.

Recognized since 2005

New Orleans, Louisiana

Practice Areas

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Cannabis Law

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Real Estate Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Venture Capital Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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Mr. Whittaker is Chair of the firm's Business Section. He represents clients in a wide variety of transactions, including buying, selling and merging companies; private placements of securities; venture capital and private equity transactions; joint ventures; roll-ups, spin-offs and split-ups; and all phases of real estate acquisitions, development and financing. Mr. Whittaker joined Stone Pigman in 1984.

Location

  • 909 Poydras Street, Suite 3150
    New Orleans, LA 70112-4042

Education

  • Tulane University, J.D., graduated 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, Louisiana State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions - Member
  • Association for Corporate Growth, Louisiana Chapter - Past President
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Section on Corporate and Business Law - Member
  • Louisiana Supreme Court Committee on Bar Admissions - Past Chair

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, New Orleans (2022)
  • Venture Capital Law, New Orleans (2020)
  • Corporate Law, New Orleans (2017)
  • Venture Capital Law, New Orleans (2014)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, New Orleans (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Venture Capital Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Cannabis Law

Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America named him "Lawyer of the Year" in New Orleans for Venture Capital Law in 2014 and Mergers & Acquisitions Law in 2013.
  • He has previously been recognized in the fields of Corporate Law, Securities Law, Venture Capital Law and Real Estate Law.
  • He has also been named in the field of Corporate Law/Mergers and Acquisitions to Chambers U.S.A., Who's Who Legal - The International Who's Who of Merger & Acquisitions Lawyers, and Louisiana Super Lawyers.
  • Mr. Whittaker is the 2011 recipient of the Louisiana State Bar Association President's Award. In 2014 he received the Stephen T. Victory Memorial Award from the Louisiana State Bar Association.

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