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Stephen P. Schott
Of Counsel, New Orleans
Hancock Whitney Center
701 Poydras Street
Suite 5000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139


Stephen (Steve) Schott's practice is concentrated in the areas of commercial real estate transactions and litigation, business transactions and litigation, and environmental law.

Steve has been recognized for his work in real estate and environmental law by Louisiana Super Lawyers and New Orleans Magazine as a “Top Lawyer of New Orleans” for many years. He is the author of an environmental law handbook entitled “Louisiana Environmental Law,” as well as an article published in the U.C.L.A. Journal of Environmental Law and Policy. He is a certified mediator by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and has served as an advisor on the Tulane Environmental Law Journal Advisory Board for many years.

Steve is a native New Orleanian who received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting, magna cum laude, from Southeastern Louisiana University, a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University School of Law, and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Energy and Environment, with distinction, from Tulane University School of Law.

Prior to joining Liskow, Steve was a partner at Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer. 




  • Certified Mediator, American Arbitration Association (AAA)
  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • Environmental Law Institute
  • Tulane Environmental Law Journal Advisory Board


  • Steve is active in his neighborhood and has been a longtime member of the Board of Directors, as well as the Treasurer, of the Cottam Park Civic Association in Old Metairie.


  • Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2012 - present 
  • New Orleans Magazine's List of "Top Lawyers," 2016 - present 



  • “Case Study and Panel Discussion,” BHBM 30th Annual CPA Seminar – New Orleans, November 6, 2013
  • “Case Study and Panel Discussion,”BHBM 30th Annual CPA Seminar – Covington, October 23, 2013
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Panel Discussion, BHBM 29th Annual CPA Seminar – New Orleans, November 7, 2012
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Panel Discussion, BHBM 29th Annual CPA Seminar – Covington, October 17, 2012

After Hours

Steve is an avid runner who runs 50 to 60 miles per week. He competes regularly in races of various distances, including marathons, half marathons, and the Marine Corps Ultra Marathon. In addition to running, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.