Eric LaFleur provides legal representation to commercial and institutional clients in private, commercial and public finance and in legal disputes involving litigation. With over $1B dollars of transactions completed over the past 30 plus years, Mr. LaFleur brings a wealth of experience to ensure that a client's expectations are met at the conclusion of a transaction. Whether municipal bonds, elections, home rule charters or Lawrason Act related matters, Mr. LaFleur has the skill set to provide guidance and advice to develop legal and financing structures so that clients can reach their objectives and achieve their goals.
Mr. LaFleur has served as counsel in litigation at both the federal, state and administrative court levels. National companies such as Exxon, Tesla, Dollar General, and Goodyear, regional entities such as Progressive Tractor and Implement Company, IFG Port Holdings, LLC, Institutional Pharmacies of Louisiana, banks, healthcare companies and insurance companies and smaller family owned businesses have relied on Mr. LaFleur to resolve a variety of legal issues: contracts, tort, employment law, acquisitions and conveyances, credit-debtor relationships, financing, business organization, and economic development.
His courtroom experience as a criminal prosecutor for then Orleans Parish District Attorney, Harry Connick, Sr., in his first years in practice, provided Mr. LaFleur with invaluable experience that ultimately supplied the skill set attributed to his later success as a trial attorney. That work included appearances at hundreds of hearings, interviews and voir dire over 1,000 potential jurors and present evidence and argument in 63 jury trials.