George P.  Holmes

George P. Holmes

Associate

George joined the firm as an associate in 2015, and is a member of our Commercial Transaction practice group. George advises a wide array of business entities on governance issues and best practices, as well as aiding clients in complex transactional matters including mergers and acquisitions, formation of new business ventures, and contract negotiations. George also assists in various commercial litigation matters.

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Employment Law Compliance & Litigation
  • Healthcare Law
  • Labor Relations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Securities Law

EDUCATION & HONORS

George received his undergraduate degree in History from Millsaps College in 2011. He received his J.D./D.C.L. from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert School of Law in 2015, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. During law school, he served as a judicial extern for Judge Harlin D. Hale, Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Court, and Judge James J. Brady, Middle District of Louisiana. He was also a member of the Louisiana Law Review and served on its board of editors as an Articles Editor.

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

George is admitted to practice in Louisiana and is a member of the Louisiana and Baton Rouge Bar Associations.

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

Testamentary Formalism in Louisiana: Curing Notarial Will Defects Through a Likelihood-of-Fraud Analysis, 75 La. L. Rev. 511 (2014).

CMS Clarifies When Medicare Overpayments Must Be IdentifiedKSWB weblog, February 12, 2016.

Nunez v. Pinnacle Homes, LLC: Louisiana Supreme Court Narrows Professional Duty Exception to Personal Liability of LLC MembersKSWB weblog, January 31, 2016.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Belly Up with the Bar Committee, 2016.