Max Nathan, Jr.


Max Nathan, Jr., our Partner Emeritus, was president of the Louisiana Law Institute from 1998 through 2001, and is a principal author of the Louisiana legislation on partnership, successions, donations, and wills.

Max Nathan, Jr. has had a long and distinguished career as an attorney. He has represented thousands of clients and is uniformly respected by his colleagues throughout Louisiana and beyond. For over 50 years, Max was a professor of law teaching security rights at Tulane Law School. For an equally long time, Max taught the bar review course to graduate law students throughout the state so they could pass the Louisiana Bar Exam required for licensing. Max has taught thousands of Louisiana lawyers under the age of 75 who are now practicing in Louisiana.

Throughout his career, Max has been an active member of the Louisiana Law Institute, acting as the chair of the task forces on drafting Louisiana law on the subjects of trusts and estates.  Beyond being an attorney, Max has been active in numerous civic and cultural endeavors including the Salvation Army, the New Orleans Symphony, Touro Infirmary, the Jewish Endowment Foundation, Jewish Family Service, Willow Wood Home for the Aged, United Way, the Anti-Defamation League.