New Orleans, June 27, 2017 – Butler Snow is pleased to announce that W. Peter Connick Jr. has joined the firm in its finance, real estate and restructuring group, focusing on real estate development and finance, commercial finance and organization and capital formation. He will be located in the firm’s New Orleans office.
“Peter has great real estate, finance and business experience, which will further expand the firm’s depth in New Orleans,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “We’re happy to have him join us and about the recent growth we’ve experienced in Louisiana.”
Connick joins a growing office in New Orleans, which recently saw former U.S. Sen. David Vitter join the team in an of counsel role. Former U.S. Attorney Jim Letten, product liability litigator Lea Ann Smith, and business attorney Matthew P. Miller have also joined the firm’s New Orleans office in the recent past.
Connick has experience in a wide range of real estate transaction matters, and in providing in-depth analysis on complex corporate and financial transactions. He has assisted clients in the areas of planning, zoning and permitting requirements on the federal, state and local level.
Connick received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Tulane University and his Juris Doctor from Loyola University where he was a member of the moot court national team. He served as an intern for the Hon. Fredericka Homberg Wicker in the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the American Bar Association real property trust & estate law section as well as the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Butler Snow’s real estate group has substantial experience in every aspect of commercial real estate, including acquisitions and sales, financing, development, land use, construction, leasing and property management. The firm represents real estate developers, owners, life insurance companies, major financial institutions and other lenders, landlords, tenants, property managers, consultants and governmental entities in all facets of commercial real estate and land use matters. Its attorneys also regularly advise the firm’s general business clients on their real estate matters.