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  • Tulane University Law School
    JD, cum laude, 2015
    Certificate in Civil Law

  • Louisiana State University
    BS, Finance, minor in Political Science, magna cum laude, 2012
    LSU "Finance Academy" designation; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; LSU Chancellor's Honor Roll; LSU Distinguished Freshman Award
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  • Louisiana
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Brett Beter
Associate
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8704 tel
504.589.8704 fax

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Brett Beter is an associate in the Corporate Practice Group.

Brett represents public- and private-company clients in a broad range of corporate matters, including complex mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and reorganizations.

While in law school, Brett was the senior notes and comments editor of the Sports Lawyers Journal, a legal research and writing senior fellow, and the treasurer of the Sports Law Society. As an undergraduate, he was a two-semester portfolio manager for the $2 million Student Managed Investment Fund and also studied international politics at Imperial College in London, England, through Louisiana State University's study abroad program. 

Prior to joining Jones Walker, Brett completed internships with the Oakland Raiders' football operations department, the New Orleans Saints' legal department, the Port of New Orleans' legal department, US Senator David Vitter, and the Honorable Judge Fredericka Homberg Wicker.

Representative Matters

  • Assisted in representation of public company in $24 billion merger
  • Handled complex reorganization for public company in sale of $1.86 billion business division
  • Assisted in representation of private entity buyer in $264 million acquisition of Caribbean casino resorts
  • Assisted in representation of a public insurance company in $15 million acquisition of a technology company specializing in human resources management
  • Handled complex reorganization for public company in sale of business division
  • Assisted in representation of public company in $15.7 million stock acquisition of a telecommunications infrastructure company
  • Assisted in representation of private company in $800,000 asset acquisition 

News

Publications

  • "Mann v. Louisiana High School Athletic Association - The Game Plan for Eluding High School Eligibility Rules"
    Sports Lawyers Journal - Volume 21. 21 SPORTS LAW. J. 297, 2014

Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Corporate Section