• PRACTICE FOCUS
  • INDUSTRIES+
  • EDUCATION+
    • Louisiana State University Law Center
      J.D./B.C.L., 2004: Justice Fred A. Blanche Memorial Scholarship Recipient
    • University of Southern Mississippi
      B.S. in Business Administration, 2000
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Louisiana
  • CLERKSHIP+
Erik Piazza Partner

Erik Piazza practices in the area of real estate and business. He represents a variety of commercial, residential, and mixed use developers. His practice is primarily focused on real estate matters, including commercial and residential developments, commercial leases, banking/financing, planning and zoning, condominium regimes and other commercial transactions.

Practice Focus

Experience

  • Acquisition and sales of apartment complexes, office buildings and hotels
  • Financing and development of residential and commercial properties
  • Lease of office buildings, shopping centers and other retail space
  • Development and lease of recreational properties
  • Drafting of covenants, conditions and restrictions for residential and commercial use
  • Drafting of condominium regimes for residential, commercial and multi-use properties
  • Formation of limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships and other entities
  • Planning and zoning

Insights

Speaking Engagements
  • Louisiana Realtors Continuing Education Program (November, 2017)
  • Land Use and Zoning (2016)
  • Easements, Restrictions and Covenants (2014)
  • Hazardous Materials, Financing, Agency and Technology (2014)
  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Contracts (2013)
  • Income Producing Properties (2012)
  • Planning and Development Issues (2011)
  • Commercial Leases (2010, 2014, 2015)
  • Commercial Purchase Agreements (2009)
  • Agency and Commercial Purchase Agreements (2008)
  • Lease of Commercial Properties (2007)
News

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Growth Coalition (President)
  • Baton Rouge Property Lawyers Association (President)
  • Delta Waterfowl (Committee Member)
  • Ducks Unlimited (Committee Member)
  • The First Bank Advisory Board

Recognition

  • Selected to the Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2014-2018

Education

  • Louisiana State University Law Center
    J.D./B.C.L., 2004: Justice Fred A. Blanche Memorial Scholarship Recipient
  • University of Southern Mississippi
    B.S. in Business Administration, 2000

Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Acquisition and sales of apartment complexes, office buildings and hotels
  • Financing and development of residential and commercial properties
  • Lease of office buildings, shopping centers and other retail space
  • Development and lease of recreational properties
  • Drafting of covenants, conditions and restrictions for residential and commercial use
  • Drafting of condominium regimes for residential, commercial and multi-use properties
  • Formation of limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships and other entities
  • Planning and zoning
Speaking Engagements
  • Louisiana Realtors Continuing Education Program (November, 2017)
  • Land Use and Zoning (2016)
  • Easements, Restrictions and Covenants (2014)
  • Hazardous Materials, Financing, Agency and Technology (2014)
  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Contracts (2013)
  • Income Producing Properties (2012)
  • Planning and Development Issues (2011)
  • Commercial Leases (2010, 2014, 2015)
  • Commercial Purchase Agreements (2009)
  • Agency and Commercial Purchase Agreements (2008)
  • Lease of Commercial Properties (2007)
News
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Baton Rouge Growth Coalition (President)
  • Baton Rouge Property Lawyers Association (President)
  • Delta Waterfowl (Committee Member)
  • Ducks Unlimited (Committee Member)
  • The First Bank Advisory Board

  • Selected to the Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2014-2018