New Orleans Real Estate Lawyer

Comprehensive Real Estate Legal Counsel

The attorneys of Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P. have been providing legal counsel and dedicated litigation representation since 1892. They offer a wide range of services to commercial and governmental entities on matters of real estate law in Louisiana and throughout the United States.

The firm's services include advice and guidance on matters such as:

  • Acquisition of properties
  • Performing due diligence investigations, including environmental due diligence
  • Property development
  • Obtaining permits
  • Day-to-day operation
  • Leasing to tenants
  • Financing and sale of properties

Montgomery Barnett's real estate law clients include commercial landlords and governmental and public entities, as well as commercial developers and others who are taking part in the redevelopment of large swaths of New Orleans, Southeast Louisiana, and Southern Mississippi.

The firm's lawyers recognize that real estate development plays a key role in contributing to the economic vitality of the region, and they seek to facilitate this activity by ensuring that developers, buyers, and tenants are able to carry out their transactions with a minimum of difficulty and complication. The firm's attorneys invest the time and attention necessary to properly prepare their clients' cases and to ensure their clients' interests are fully protected at every stage of a transaction.

Defending Your Interests in Real Estate Transactions

Attorneys of Montgomery Barnett can assist clients with IRS Section 1031 tax-deferred real estate exchange transactions. By taking advantage of this provision of U.S. tax law, they are able to help clients avoid the considerable penalty of being required to pay capital gains tax upon the sale of a property which is being held for productive use, for business or for investment. Not only do they help clients with drafting agreements for leasing and purchase, and sale, they also represent clients in real estate litigation in the event that a dispute arises over a rental property or buying and selling a property.

Their clients' cases involve office buildings, storage facilities, hospitals, shopping centers, warehouses and multi-family housing. Our lawyers have extensive first-hand experience in a wide range of real estate issues, and have established themselves as authorities in the field of Real Estate law.


Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P. - Lawyer
Located at: 3300 Energy Centre, 1100 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70163

In Baton Rouge - One American Place 301 Main Street, Suite 1170 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70825
(504) 585-3200
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