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Trey
Leon J. "Trey" Reymond, III
Shareholder, New Orleans
Hancock Whitney Center
701 Poydras Street
Suite 5000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139

Overview

Leon “Trey” Reymond is a business lawyer and former practicing CPA who handles mergers and acquisitions, business and financing transactions, negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts, corporate planning and compliance, securities law and business entity structuring and formation. Trey's clients include predominantly mid-market, often family-owned, companies, as well as public companies throughout Louisiana, Texas and the Gulf Region, frequently in the oil and gas services sector along with retail and other various industries.  Trey’s clients range from early-stage to mature operating businesses.

Many of his clients are buyers and sellers of businesses through asset transfers, stock transfers, mergers and consolidations. Trey also represents entrepreneurs in structuring and establishing new businesses and assisting them in obtaining private equity and debt financing.  Viewing corporate law holistically, Trey helps clients with:

  • Contract drafting and negotiation
  • Private placements
  • Finance and lending, including tax credit matters
  • Business formations
  • Tax issues
  • Securities law compliance

In addition, private equity firms rely on Trey for structuring investments in portfolio companies.

Involvement

Professional

  • American Bar Association – Mergers and Acquisitions Committee
  • Louisiana State Bar Association – Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Section of Corporate and Business Law – Past Chairman; current member of Section Council
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Section of Taxation – Past Chairman
  • Member, New Orleans Bar Association

Community

  • LCMC Health (Health System including Children's Hospital, Touro Infirmary, University Medical Center and West Jefferson Medical Center), Board of Directors (2011 – Present); Secretary (2014 – 2015); Secretary/Treasurer (2016 – Present)
  • Trinity Episcopal School, Board of Directors (2012 – Present), Chairman of the Audit Committee (2013 – 2014), Vice Chair (2014 - 2015), Treasurer/Chair of Finance Committee (2015 – Present)
  • Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans, Board of Directors (2012 – Present), Chairman (2017 – Present), Chair of Finance Committee (2015 – 2017)
  • Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Board of Directors (2006-2012); Executive Committee (2010 – 2012)
  • Manresa House of Retreats, Co-Captain, Week 14

Recognition

  • New Orleans Magazine’s List of “Top Lawyers,” 2015-2016, 2018
  • Best Lawyers' Mergers & Acquisitions Law "Lawyer of the Year," 2016, 2019
  • Recognized by Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business – Corporate/M&A, 2007–2016, 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America, in areas of Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions 2008–2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell peer rated AV Preeminent for Highest Level of Professional Excellence and High Ethical Standing


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Best Lawyers Award Badge

Presentations

  • North Country – Revision of the Louisiana LLC Act,” The Louisiana Judicial College & Louisiana State Bar Association Joint Summer School, 2017, together with Professor Lloyd L. Drury
  • “Louisiana Law – Unique but Understandable,” Project Finance Committee, Business Section, American Bar Association Spring Meeting, 2017
  • "Handling Asset and Stock Transfer Transactions," The Louisiana Judicial College & Louisiana State Bar Association Joint Summer School, 2011