About us

Lafayette • Ville Platte • New Orleans


Mahtook & LaFleur attorneys provide tailored legal services to individuals, businesses and industries throughout Louisiana and Texas. The experienced trial attorneys at Mahtook & LaFleur bring knowledge and robust litigation skills to every matter. The firm has a simple approach: allocate appropriate attorneys and resources to ensure that the client receives priority attention and quality results. With decades of trial experience at both the state and federal level, Mahtook & LaFleur rigorously defends against or pursues claims with the critical oversight and management of litigation files that leads to cost
effective results.

The transactional attorneys of Mahtook & LaFleur enjoy a strong approval rating with banks, underwriters and lenders throughout the country. The firm works with governmental entities to develop and create financing structures that provide the mechanism by which important capital outlay projects can be completed. When the opportunity arises, the firm works to advantage of opportunities to save money by refinancing or refunding existing debt. The lawyers in the section work specific mission focused entities to develop and create specialized service districts. Economic opportunities can be realized often times with the creation of special economic and development districts or by tax increment financing structures. The experienced attorneys at Mahtook & LaFleur work to simplify the often times complex steps in financing important projects or the establishment of incentives for economic development.

The transactional group has completed over $1B in financial transactions for clients in both the private and public sector and for both personal and commercial needs. Mahtook & LaFleur’s transactional group works with clients to organize and develop appropriate legal structures to maximize efficiencies and reduce legal risks. For a client’s development and growth, the firm works on financing mechanisms by which their entrepreneurial clients can grow and expand.

Taking advantage of advanced and secure internet platforms, the firm provides effective and secure communications with all parties to a transaction. With these tools in place, the firm efficiently gathers information needed to bring matters to a timely completion. With a well designed client portal platform, financial reports, electronic documentation, and escrow services are provided seamlessly throughout the process and without delay. Paperless. Efficient. Timely.

With a staff of over forty paraprofessionals and attorneys, Mahtook & LaFleur stands ready to handle any matter. You can expect proven resources and experience to be available in every case or transaction handled by Mahtook & LaFleur.