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


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. Trey’s clients range from early-stage to mature operating businesses in the manufacturing, oil and gas services, insurance, private equity, and distribution 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
  • Hart-Scott-Rodino Act compliance

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



  • 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


  • LCMC Health (Health System including Children's Hospital, Touro Infirmary, University Medical Center and West Jefferson Medical Center), Chairman of the Board (2020 – Present); Vice-Chair (2018 – 2020); Board of Directors (2011 – Present); Secretary (2014 – 2015); Secretary/Treasurer (2015 – 2018)
  • 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


  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year," 2016, 2019, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2008–2022
  • Chambers USA – Corporate/M&A, 2007–2016, 2018–2022
  • New Orleans Magazine’s List of “Top Lawyers,” 2015-2016, 2018-2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell peer rated AV Preeminent for Highest Level of Professional Excellence and High Ethical Standing

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  • 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