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Michael J. Busada Appointed to COVID-19-Related Economic Development Task Force

Butler Snow attorney Michael J. Busada has been appointed by Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to serve on the Economic and Community Development Task Force of the Resilient Louisiana Commission. The nonpartisan Commission, co-chaired by Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson and health care leader Terrie Sterling, includes Louisiana’s Lieutenant Governor, legislative leaders, business leaders, economic development officials and health care experts from across the state.  The Commission is “charged with examining Louisiana’s economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic and making recommendations for more resilient business-related activities and commerce in the coming months.” Busada will join a number of the state’s top economic development leaders as part of the Economic and Community Development Task Force.

More information about the Commission can be found here: https://www.opportunitylouisiana.com/led-news/news-releases/news/2020/04/16/gov.-edwards-creates-resilient-louisiana-commission

Busada is a member of the firm’s business department and practices within the public finance, tax incentives and credit markets group. He focuses his practice on public finance, economic development and administrative law.

Busada is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers Government Affairs Committee, the Committee of 100 of Louisiana, the American Bar Association, the Louisiana Bar Association and the Shreveport Bar Association. He received his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.