Max Nathan, Jr.

Max Nathan, Jr. practiced primarily in the fields of estate planning, taxation and general civil law.

Address: New Orleans, Louisiana

Office: 504-582-1502

Direct: 504-582-1500

Fax: 504-582-1555

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Max Nathan, Jr. practiced primarily in the fields of estate planning, taxation and general civil law. He was president of the Louisiana Law Institute from 1998 through 2001, and is now the Chairman. The Institute is the official advisory law-revision commission, law-reform agency, and legal-research agency of the State of Louisiana. As a long-time member of the Law Institute’s Council, was a principal author of the current Louisiana legislation on partnership, successions, donations, and wills. With partner Carole Cukell Neff, he wrote the three-volume treatise, Louisiana Estate Planning, Will Drafting and Estate Administration (Lexis Law Publishing, 2d ed.). He was a member of the International Academy of Trusts & Estates and the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel. He was a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and former president of the New Orleans Estate Planning Council. He served as chairman of the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee of the State of Louisiana for six years, and was instrumental in implementing continuing legal education in Louisiana. He was consistently listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in various Who’s Who publications. He was a board-certified specialist in taxation and estate planning and administration.

Mr. Nathan is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Northwestern University. He graduated with honors from Tulane Law School where he was a member of the Tulane Law Review and a member of Order of the Coif. After graduating from law school, he served as a law clerk for Judge John Minor Wisdom on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Nathan was a full professor at Tulane Law School, where he has taught on the adjunct faculty for over 50 years, and prepared his own coursebook on Louisiana secured transactions. Also, for the last forty years, he taught major portions of the annual bar review course for recent law school graduates.

Former Areas of Practice
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Litigation Percentage
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Certified Legal Specialties
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Education
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Published Works
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Classes/Seminars
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Former Areas of Practice
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Honors and Awards
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Past Employment Positions
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.
Fraternities/Sororities
  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Order of the Coif, Member
    • Law Review: Tulane Law Review, Member
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut
  • Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit, Geneve, Switzerland
  • Fellowship
  • Northwestern University
  • B.A.