The Bifocalism of Business Leaders

I’ve been privileged to serve as corporate counsel to a number of remarkable business leaders (working with some for decades) whom I’ve watched grow in wisdom and ability as they progressed through their careers. Whether they were growing their enterprises in good times, or preserving them in harder times, I‘ve noticed one trait that differentiates the Leaders from the Also-rans. …

Partner Lesli Bolner elected to LA Land Title Board

Seale & Ross partner, Lesli Bolner has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Land Title Association for the 2014-2016 term, and will serve as Co-Chair of the Legislative Committee, which analyzes problem areas in real estate law, proposes legislation, testifies at committee hearings and lobbies legislators for passage. Louisiana Land Title Association is a private non-profit …

Nicole Dillon Earns Mother Seton Award

Seale & Ross partner Nicole Dillon has been awarded the 2010-2011 Mother Seton Award by St. Joseph’s School in Ponchatoula. The award, announced March 3, recognizes Nicole this way: “Nicole is a busy attorney and an active volunteer in many civic organizations whose goals benefit the community at large. Yet amid all this activity, she makes time to not only …

Seale & Ross Handles Business Acquisition

Seale & Ross business lawyers Jay Seale, Lesli Bolner and Ashley Atchison assisted clients in completing a $10 million acquisition of an operating business holding 18 nationally known fast food franchise locations. The transaction was entirely privately financed and included negotiations with sellers, landlords, franchise home office, and working capital lenders, as well as generational transfer considerations within the client …

Water Landing

Congratulations to Ken Ross who successfully managed a ditching in the Gulf of Mexico on December 4. Ken is a life-long pilot and a retired Brigadier General in the Air National Guard. Although his flying career included jet fighters like the F-15, water landings were not part of his training. Fortunately for him and everyone on board, Ken is a …