Areas of Practice
Practice-Specific Experience
  • Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1968
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1965; Phi Beta Kappa
  • University College, London
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 1968
Court Admissions
  • 5th Cir., 1968
  • E.D. La., 1968
Carl Hanemann
Special Counsel
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8156 tel
504.589.8156 fax

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Banking & Financial Services Practice

Carl Hanemann has been a partner with Jones Walker since 1973. He is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group, and he focuses his practice on federal and state securities laws, corporation finance, organization of businesses, business acquisitions and dispositions, and shareholder and partner relationships.  Mr. Hanemann was the principal draftsman of the 1985 recodification of Louisiana Securities Law.

Mr. Hanemann’s representation of banking organizations includes the formation of several bank holding companies, the representation of publicly traded Louisiana state banks and the representation of a bank holding company in the formation of a “bad bank,” which was abandoned before completion.

Mr. Hanemann attended Harvard Law School, where he received his bachelor of laws degree in 1968.  He received his bachelor of arts degree from Tulane University in 1965, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  Mr. Hanemann also attended University College in London. 

Mr. Hanemann is a member of the Louisiana and American Bar Associations, and he has been editor of  Recent Developments in Corporate and Business Law, Louisiana State Bar Association Recent Developments Manual, from 1984 until 2003.  

Mr. Hanemann has also published several other articles including:

  • “The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act—Overview and Practical Considerations” presented to Investor Relations Council of National Manufacturers Alliance
  • Jones Walker ezines:
    • SEC Adopts Rules Regarding Regulation D
    • SEC Proposed Registration and Exemptive Rules for Smaller Companies
    • Extension of SEC Deadline for Internal Controls Reports by Auditors
    • SEC Issues MD&A Guidance
    • Amendments to Louisiana Law on Agreements Not to Compete
    • SEC Adopts Rules on Attorney Conduct


  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Corporate Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law (listed annually since 2013)
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2018 Securities/Capital Markets Law "Lawyer of the Year" in New Orleans
  • Listed in the 2013 edition of New Orleans's Best Lawyers




  • 1984 to 2003 Annual Surveys of Louisiana Corporate Law
    A Publication of the Louisiana State Bar Association Louisiana State Bar Association/Recent Developments,


  • American Bar Association (Member, Section on Business Law, Federal Regulation of Securities Committee and State Regulation of Securities Committee (Liaison with the Louisiana Commissioner of Securities)
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Member, Section on Corporate and Business Law)