Robert A. Mathis

Shareholder

Robert Mathis is a shareholder in the firm’s commercial litigation section. Bob is an experienced litigator who has handled a wide variety of banking and creditor matters in State, Federal District, and Bankruptcy Courts. He served as 2012 Chairman of the Bank Counsel Section of the Louisiana Banker’s Association. He is actively involved in the community and is serving as the 2013-2014 Chairman of the East Jefferson General Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees. He has also served as a member of the Executive Leadership Council for the American Cancer Society for the years 2008 to present.

  • Practice Areas:
  • Banking & Financial Institutions, Lender Liability Defense, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Loan Transactions, Commercial Loan Workouts, Creditor Representation in Bankruptcy Court, Real Estate, Corporate Law
  • Admitted to Practice:
  • Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District, Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District, Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Western District, Louisiana
  • Professional Associations and Memberships:
  • Jefferson Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana Banker's Association, Bank Counsel Section
  • American Cancer Society, Executive Leadership Council
  • Board of Trustees of East Jefferson Hospital Foundation, Chairman
  • Representative Cases:
  • Lallande v. Verrett, 21 So.3d 444 (La. App. 3rd Cir. 2009)
  • Thomas v. North 40 Land Development, Inc., 894 So.2d 1160 (La. App. 4th Cir. 2005)
  • Donnaud’s Inc. v. Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company, 858 So. 2d 4 (La. App. 5th Cir 2003)
  • Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company v. Donnaud’s, Inc., 759 So.2d 268 (La. App. 5th Cir. 2000)
  • Giuffria v. Metro Bank, 735 So. 2d 943 (La. App. 4th Cir. 1999)
  • Schwegmann Bank v. Dunne, 693 So.2d 349 (La. App. 4th Cir. 1997)
  • Little v. First National Bank of Jefferson, 616 So.2d 202 (La. App. 5th Cir. 1993)
  • Meliezer v. Resolution Trust Corp., 952 F. 2d 879 (5th Cir. 1992)
  • French Market Homestead v. Portillo, 562 So.2d (La. App. 4th Cir. 1990)
  • Wuest v. Fosco Enter., 544 So. 2d 1328 (La. App. 4th Cir. 1989)
  • First National Bank of Jefferson v. Carmouche, 522 So.2d 704 (La.App. 5th Cir. 1988)
  • In Re Lift & Equip. Services, Inc., 819 F. 2d 546 (5th Cir. 1987)
  • In Re Lift & Equip. Services, Inc., 816 F. 2d 1013 (5th Cir. 1987)
  • Pontchartrain State Bank v. Remy F. Gross, II, 508 So. 2d 901 (5th Cir. 1987)
  • Matter of Koener, 800 F. 2d 1358 (5th Cir. 1986)
  • Huddleston v. Bossier Bank and Trust Co.<, 475 So. 2d 1082 (La. 1985)E
 
  • Education:
  • JD, Louisiana State University Law Center, 1975
  • Certificate of Advocacy, Hastings College of the Law, University of California, 1983
  • B.S. Accounting, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1973
  • Bar Admission:
  • Louisiana, 1975
  • Federal, 1975