Eric M. Schorr


Address: New Orleans, Louisiana

Office: 504-582-1500

Direct: 504-582-1540

Fax: 504-582-1555


Mr. Schorr joined Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C. in 2002, and practices primarily in the areas of Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate. Mr. Schorr is certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning and Estate Administration. He advises clients in all aspects of estate planning and estate administration, and he is recognized as an authority in the fields of Special Needs Trusts and Medicaid Planning. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Academy of Special Needs Planners, the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and the New Orleans Estate Planning Council.

Mr. Schorr received his undergraduate degree from Tulane University and his Juris Doctor from the Loyola University School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Loyola University Journal of Public Interest Law as Articles Editor and received several awards for Law Excellence in the areas of Federal Taxation of Wealth Transmission and Federal Income Taxation. Mr. Schorr was also awarded a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) in Elder Law (with Honors) from the Stetson University School of Law in Tampa, Florida. He is one of only three lawyers in Louisiana (and the only lawyer in Southeast Louisiana) to have earned this distinct designation.

Mr. Schorr is a member of the Louisiana Law Institute, the official advisory law-revision commission, law-reform agency, and legal-research agency of the State of Louisiana, where he serves on the Committee for Disabled Adult Children.

Mr. Schorr is approved as a Dispute Resolution Arbitrator by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and frequently serves on arbitration panels deciding cases of securities law violation and broker/dealer misconduct.

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Orleans Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
Areas of Practice
  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning and Estate Administration
  • Probate
  • Business & Corporate
  • Elder Law and Special Needs Planning
  • Tax
Certified Legal Specialties
  • Estate Planning and Estate Administration Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, 2011
  • Dispute Resolution Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctor – May, 2002
    • Honors: Certificate of International Law
    • Honors: Received several Awards for Law Excellence in the Areas of Federal Taxation
    • Honors: Received several Awards for Law Excellence in Areas of Wealth Transmission
    • Law Journal: Loyola University Journal of Public Interest Law, Articles Edito
  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • LL.M., Master of Laws cum laude – December, 2014
  • Tulane University
    • Undergraduate Degree cum laude