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William H. Patrick, III, Esq.


Current Position

Heller, Draper, Patrick & Horn, L.L.C.
650 Poydras Street
Suite 2500
New Orleans, LA 70130-6103

Tel: 504-299-3345
Fax: 504-299-3399

Class: IX (1998)Circuit: Fifth


Accelerated Undergraduate Law Program, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D.; Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Fraternity (1977)
Admitted to Louisiana State Bar (1978)
Member, Louisiana Law Review

Professional Career

Partner, Heller, Draper, Hayden, Patrick & Horn, L.L.C. (2000-)
Director, William A. Patrick, III, A.P.L.C. (1985-99)
Partner, Seago, Patrick, Carmichael & Miller (1982-84)
Associate, Anderson & Anderson (1980-81)
Associate, Lemle, Kelleher, Kohlmeyer & Matthews (1978-79)


Louisiana Bar Association
Member of Louisiana and Federal Courts
American College of Bankruptcy


"Enforcement of Judgments Against Governmental Entities: The New Sovereign Immunity," 37 La. L. Rev. 982 1977 Author
"The Work of the Louisiana Legislature for the 1977 Regular Session," 38 La. L. Rev. 51 1978 Co-author
Numerous publications in connection with lectures at educational seminars.


AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
"Best Lawyers in America" (1993-13)
Louisiana SuperLawyers- Top 50 (2007-13)
"Outstanding Lawyers in America"
Chambers USA, "Band 1" Rating of "Leading Individuals" in Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Best Lawyers 2011 and 2013 Lawyer of the Year New Orleans Bankruptcy & Creditor's Rights,