Virginia Boulet joined the Adams and Reese New Orleans office in 2002 as Special Counsel in the Transactions and Corporate Advisory Services Practice. She has been practicing law since 1983 with extensive experience in corporate, securities and banking law.
She is listed in Chambers USA as a Leader in the Field of Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, in Best Lawyers® in Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities/Capital Markets Law, and in Louisiana Super Lawyers® in Business and Corporate Law.
Prior to joining Adams and Reese, Virginia served as the senior securities law partner of a regional firm based in the New Orleans area. She has more than 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, equity securities offerings, general business matters, corporate compliance and advice in matters of commercial litigation. She has represented numerous banks, venture capital firms, oil companies, oil and gas service industry companies, telecommunications and other companies doing business in the Gulf South.
Virginia is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Her significant contributions include:
- Drafting and securing passage of numerous Louisiana statutes related to corporations, securities and banking.
- Serving as director of two New York Stock Exchange traded companies - a Louisiana-based telecommunications company and a Houston-based exploration and production company.
Virginia graduated from Yale University in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts in Medieval History and received her J.D., cum laude, in 1983 from Tulane University Law School. While in law school, she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served on the board of editors for The Maritime Lawyer. She teaches securities law at Loyola University School of Law.
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