New Orleans, LA LAWFUEL – Best for law, law news, legal news & legal research Adams and Reese is pleased to announce that Conrad Meyer IV and Malcolm A. Meyer will join the firm as partners based in the New Orleans office and members of the Transactions and Corporate Advisory Services Practice Group.
Conrad Meyer, a prominent New Orleans attorney who is also well known in sports circles, having most recently served as President of the 2004 Nokia Sugar Bowl, will join the Tax and Real Estate Practice Teams at Adams and Reese.
Malcolm A. Meyer, author of “Meyer’s Manual on Louisiana Real Estate,” which is the acknowledged treatise on Louisiana real estate law, will be a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Banking and Finance Practice Teams.
According to Adams and Reese Managing Partner, Charles P. “Chuck” Adams, Jr., “We are thrilled to have these two highly accomplished lawyers join our firm. With over sixty-eight years of combined experience, their backgrounds, experiences and reputations precede them,” says Adams. “Both Malcolm and Conrad are well known and highly respected throughout the Greater New Orleans legal, business, and civic communities.”
Of his decision to change firms at this point in his career, Conrad Meyer, a Director of the New Orleans Board of Trade and a member of the Harvey Canal Industrial Association explains, “Adams and Reese has a regional platform and depth of resources which will allow me to expand the services I can provide my clients. I have long recognized and admired Adams and Reese as a progressive firm always on the forefront of business, and I’m glad to have this opportunity.”
Malcolm A. Meyer, an adjunct professor at Tulane Law School and a qualified expert witness in the areas of ethics and real estate, adds, “I look forward to being a part of Adams and Reese and helping further the success of the firm’s transactions practice.” On a personal note, he adds, “I am also looking forward to working with my son, Malcolm D. Meyer, a third year associate with the firm and of course to continuing the long standing relationship with my brother as one of my partners.”
Conrad Meyer IV is a thirty-five year transactions attorney who has been with Baldwin Haspel since 1969. His practice includes corporate, probate, real estate, banking and trust work, estate planning and general business counseling. He is Board Certified in Estate Planning and Administration and has extensive experience in the arbitration of construction contract disputes and general litigation.
Meyer IV received his B.A. from Tulane University in 1966 and his J.D. in 1969 from Tulane Law School and his LL.M. in Admiralty in 1981. He served as a member of the Board of Regents of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, a Commissioner of the New Orleans City Park Improvement Association, a Director of the New Orleans Board of Trade and is a member of the Harvey Canal Industrial Association. Conrad also served as President of the Nokia Sugar Bowl, which sponsored the National Championship Game between LSU and Oklahoma this year. He is active in public speaking, writing, and participating in business development events.
He is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Maritime Law Association of the United States, the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the Federal Fifth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Malcolm A. Meyer is a transactions attorney with thirty-three years of experience. He has been with the Baldwin Haspel firm since 1975 and his areas of experience include real estate, banking and finance, corporate work and general business counseling. He is an adjunct professor at Tulane Law School, teaching “Louisiana Real Estate Transactions” and “Legal Ethics” and has also qualified as an expert witness in the areas of Ethics and Real Estate. His book, “Meyer’s Manual on Louisiana Real Estate,” is the acknowledged treatise on Louisiana real estate law. He is the Chairman of the Louisiana State Bar Association Uniform Title Standards Committee. In 1971 Meyer was admitted to the Louisiana Bar, in 1974 to the U.S. Court of Military Appeals, and in 1975 to the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the Federal Fifth Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court and in 1976 to the U.S. Court of Claims and Tax Court.
Meyer received his B.A. magna cum laude from Tulane University in 1968 and his J.D. from Tulane Law School in 1971. He served four years in the United States Navy as an Ensign, Lieutenant junior grade and Lieutenant, Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He is a member of the New Orleans Bar Association, the Louisiana Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American College of Mortgage Attorneys.