Steve Roberts Attorney at Law

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About Steve Roberts

Steve Roberts

Steve Roberts was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and grew up in Baton Rouge where he graduated from University High School. He received a B.A. in Economics from Louisiana State University, a Juris Doctor from the Louisiana State University Law School and an L.L.M. in taxation from Southern Methodist Law School

Legal Training and Experience

Steve Roberts has over 35 years experience practicing law having been engaged in the private practice of law a sole practitioner since 1968. He maintained an office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana until 1976 serving as an assistant district attorney in East Baton Rouge Parish and as an assistant general counsel to the Louisiana Legislative Council. In 1976 he relocated his practice to Houston, Texas where, in addition to a general practice of law, his practice was concentrated in corporate, tax, securities and investment banking related fields; syndication of general and limited partnership interests and corporate securities, including financings involving private placements, initial public offerings and capital restructures; corporate, securities law, SEC compliance, accounting, financing and business aspects of acquisitions including mergers and purchases of assets and stock; and the acquisition, development, use and disposition of interests in real property. From 1977 to 1988 he served as counsel to to a regional investment banking firm primarily engaged in investment banking transactions (financings and syndications) with small cap company clients that were publicly traded or with a strong interest in being publicly traded. Since 1990 and prior to returning to Baton Rouge in 2004, in addition to a general law practice, he has provided investment banking consulting services as a principal to numerous small cap public companies and those interested in becoming public companies in a variety of transactions. He has represented business entities in seeking investment capital and investor groups seeking to invest capital in business opportunities. He has practiced before state and federal courts in Louisiana and Texas. He is currently a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Baton Rouge Bar Association and the Business Network of Baton Rouge

Education

Louisiana State University, B. A. Economics

Louisiana State University Law School, 1968 Juris Doctor

Southern Methodist University Law School, 1976 L.L.M. Taxation


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