With extensive experience and practice in business transactions and organization, finance, mergers and acquisitions, stock issuance management, commercial litigation, the business community recognizes the attorneys at the firm for their business knowledge and acumen.  

LaFleur and Laborde

In the business of doing business.

LaFleur & Laborde attorneys have represented and advised clients from Fortune 500 companies like Tesla and Exxon to small and medium-sized corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies that make up most of the businesses in the United States.  Whether solely owned, privately, or closely held, a mom-and-pop or family-owned business of any size faces a multitude of regulatory and legal issues.  Whether a non-profit organization business or a for-profit entity, LaFleur & Laborde attorneys bring extensive experience and practice in the business of doing business.   

LaFleur & Laborde advises its business clients on compliance with regulations and operating in accordance with the law. Daily, our business clients rely on the firm to assess risks as they develop, guide them in reducing and mitigating liability, and build workflows and legal structures to prevent costly litigation and legal feesLaFleur & Laborde provides advice and guidance that help to make and keep businesses successful and profitable.


Sales and Use, Ad Valorem, Income, 

Gift, and Inheritance

S Corporation v C Corporation

Family Trusts

Insurance Trusts

Estate and Inheritance Tax Plans

Business Organization

Operating Agreement

Shareholder Rights and Obligation

Management Succession Plans

Employee Shared Ownership Plans

Profit Sharing

Non-compete Agreements

Employee Handbooks

Policies and Procedures

Merger and/or Asset Acquisition

Reverse Stock Split

Preferred Stock Issuance

Employment Law

Equal Opportunity Employment Commission

Unlawful Termination

Sexual Harassment 

Workplace Safety

Bank and Financial Institutions

Federal Deposit DIC Regulations

Fair Debt Collection Practice Act

Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions Regulations

Fair Credit Reporting Act

Foreclosure and Collection

Truth in Lending Act

Electronic Fund Transfers Act

Equal Credit Opportunity Act

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Fair Housing Act

Insurance Defense

Casualty and General Liability

Medical Malpractice

Workers' Compensation

Commercial and Business Litigation

Premises Liability

Insurance Coverage and Defense

Contractual Disputes

Products Liability

Product or Manufacturer's Liability

Patent and Trademark

Defense of Infringement

Intellectual Property Litigation

Federal Trademark and Copyright Protection

Estate Planning 

Wealth Planning and Succession

Special Needs Trusts

Elder Care

Medicaid Planning


Continuing Tutorships

Title Insurance and Real Estate

Commercial and Residential

Zoning and Regulations


Rights of Way

Restrictive Use

Home Owner's Association