Areas of Practice
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2003, cum laude; CALI Award for Top Grade in Injured Employee Tort Remedies, Evidence, Legal Profession
  • Texas Christian University, B.S., 2000, summa cum laude; Senior Scholar (Top GPA in major); University Award for Outstanding Junior in English studies
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 2003
Allen Frederic, III
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8516 tel
504.589.8516 fax

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Allen Frederic joined Jones Walker in 2003 and is a partner in the firm's Corporate & Securities Practice Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Entertainment Law Practice Group. Mr. Frederic's practice focuses on securities law, entertainment law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. Mr. Frederic provides ongoing corporate and securities advice to public companies and their boards of directors, including reviewing Form 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, and press releases and ongoing compliance with the corporate governance requirements of the federal securities laws and national securities exchanges. Mr. Frederic also serves as lead corporate and M&A counsel to a number of private companies, primarily in the financial services, digital media, and entertainment industries. He also represents companies in a diverse range of industries with private equity transactions.

His corporate transaction experience includes a $300 million senior note offering; a $250 million senior convertible note offering (Rule 144A); a $200 million senior note offering; a $200 million debt tender offer; a $200 million secondary public offering; an $83 million tender offer by a private company; taking a private company client public in an $80 million reverse merger transaction; a $28 million registered direct offering; a $27.5 million secondary public offering; and a $25 million at-the-market offering

Mr. Frederic also represents a number of producers and film financers in connection with the financing of numerous film productions, as well as directors, actors, and other entertainment professionals in the negotiation of performance contracts and license agreements. Mr. Frederic is a co-executive producer on Lee Daniels' newest film, The Butler, which was released through The Weinstein Company on August 16, 2013. Mr. Frederic is currently in post-production on his first self-produced feature film, King of New Orleans.

Mr. Frederic serves on the Executive Board of the Louisiana Film and Entertainment Association, the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Film Society, and the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans. 


  • Named a "Rising Star" in the area of Securities & Corporate Finance in the 2012 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers






  • Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc. (Board Member)
  • Louisiana Film & Entertainment Association (Member, Executive Board)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • MDA of Greater New Orleans
  • New Orleans Film Society (Board Member)
  • United Way for the Greater New Orleans Area (Professional Group Solicitor)
  • Young Leadership Council