My training in accounting makes me particularly cognizant of my clients’ needs. It’s gratifying to function as a team with my clients to plot a strategic course to optimize their goals and maximize financial advantages. Lawyers and business people working in tandem can provide significant value and progress toward the desired outcome.
Hunter Schoen’s legal experience encompasses several areas of law with a focus on regulatory law, employment and labor, and commercial litigation. In particular, Hunter works closely with businesses, from start-ups to international companies, to provide advice and legal solutions that are proactive and account for a business’ overall goals. This business practice extends to regulatory advice, navigating employment issues, drafting and reviewing agreements, and representing businesses in disputes and before regulatory bodies.
In his practice, Hunter has appeared before the Louisiana Motor Vehicle Commission, Louisiana Tax Commission, Louisiana Racing Commission, Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals, Small Business Administration’s Office of Hearings and Appeals, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and federal and state courts across Louisiana.
In law school, Hunter served as Issues Editor for the Louisiana Law Review and completed a judicial externship for the Hon. William J. Crain of the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals, where he observed the appellate process and gained exposure to both civil and criminal litigation.
Hunter previously interned in an enterprise risk management group for an international professional services firm in Washington, DC where he collaborated with high-level executives and participated in risk assessment presentations made to boards of directors. This hands-on business experience now informs his litigation work.
In keeping with the firm’s commitment to community service, Hunter devotes time to philanthropic and charitable organizations and evens, including Odyssey House Louisiana, the Louisiana State Bar Association’s Secret Santa Project, and the firm’s annual St. Michael’s basketball tournament. Hunter also previously served the Louisiana legal community through an appointment to the Louisiana State Bar Association Ethics Advisory Service Committee, which works to encourage ethical conduct and provides advisory opinions regarding novel issues. He also serves as an ambassador for Schoen Funeral Home, which has been serving the greater New Orleans area since 1874.
“ I admire the entrepreneurial spirit, and recognize the important role small businesses play in the community. As an attorney, I have the privilege of providing businesses, of all sizes, with detailed and value-oriented legal services that enables them to grow within the community. ”
- Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 2017, magna cum laude
- Louisiana State University, B.S., Accounting, 2014
Areas of Practice
- Disaster Assistance in the Wake of Hurricane Ida: Low-Interest SBA Loans for Businesses and Individuals, Adams and Reese Client Alert, Sept. 2021, Co-author
- The Interplay Between Shareholder Oppression Suits and Derivative Actions in Closely Held Corporations, Louisiana Law Review- Online Publication, April 2017
- Strategic Alternatives For and Against Distressed Businesses, Co-author, Second Edition (West 2016)