Office Information

  • Of Counsel

Practice Areas

​As a member of Butler Snow’s business department, Richard practices within the Public Finance, Tax Incentives and Credit Markets group and concentrates on Public Finance.

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Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 1980
  • Texas, 1981


  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV® -Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Louisiana – Banking & Finance: Public Finance, Band 1, 2013-2019
  • Fellow, American College of Bond Counsel

Education & Honors

  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1980
  • Northeast Louisiana University, B.S., Economics, 1976


  • Served as Bond Counsel or Underwriter’s Counsel for over $4.0 billion of tax-exempt bonds within the State of Louisiana since 1983.