J. Patrick Beauchamp
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  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law (J.D., 1973)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (B.A., English, 1970)


Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana


  • Chambers USA, Louisiana Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Lawyer
  • Selected in 2013 as a Top Rated Lawyer in banking and finance by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™
  • New Orleans CityBusiness "Ones to Watch" 2017
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Banking and Finance Law, Public Finance Law), 2019–2021, 2023 - present



  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bankers Association, Bank Counsel Section; served on study committee that drafted the 1991 Mennonite legislation
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Uniform Title Standards Committee, Member
  • Louisiana Supreme Court Committee on Bar Admissions, Served as Examiner for property law for eight years; currently serving as Director of Testing
  • Louisiana State Law Institute, Lease of Movables Act Committee, Special Advisor
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Council of Development Finance Agencies
  • The New Orleans Bar Association
  • Government Finance Officers Association

Outside the Office

A cinema enthusiast, Pat also reads a lot and particularly enjoys historical novels.

what my clients say

"He is a very fine lawyer. He is a great draftsman who drafts very high-quality documents, and also understands and quickly solves problems."

Chambers 2020 Client Commentary