201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 4600
New Orleans, LA 70170

+1 504 586 5525

Local Litigation Star

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Brent has over thirty-five years of experience litigating commercial cases, both at Fishman Haygood and at Phelps Dunbar, his former firm. He represents both creditors and debtors in Chapter 7, Chapter 9, and Chapter 11 bankruptcy matters, prosecutes numerous fraudulent transaction and preference cases, and represents trustees and creditors in actions against directors and officers for breach of fiduciary duty.

Brent is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar Association – Bankruptcy Section; Committee on Business Bankruptcy; Subcommittee on Chapter 11 Reorganization Section; House of Delegates (1990 to present); Budget Committee (2002 to present).

Brent has been named one of Louisiana’s Top 10 Litigators by The National Law Journal. He is among a select group of lawyers, recognized in Chambers USA, as well as being listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in Super Lawyers. Brent is also a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers.

Chambers & Partners
calls Brent “really top-notch” and “very creative” and says he is a “‘polished’ and ‘tenacious’ advocate with excellent instincts and an industrious work ethic.”

Brent frequently lectures on litigation techniques, fiduciary duty litigation, evidence and other litigation related topics.


Updated Sep 2021