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Marion Welborn Weinstock

201 St. Charles Avenue
Suite 4000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70170-4000

504.569.1833 (direct line)
504.582.1121 (fax)

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Tulane University, J.D., summa cum laude, 1987
H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College, B.S., magna cum laude, 1984
Bar Admissions
Louisiana (1987)
Practice Areas

Marion Weinstock serves as Chair of the Commercial Transactions Section for the Firm. Her practice covers a wide range of commercial transactions. She has handled and closed real estate purchases and sales of apartment complexes, warehouses, shopping centers and other commercial properties and has negotiated and prepared commercial leases (for both landlords and tenants), purchase agreements, condominium documents, servitude agreements, and many other types of contracts and agreements.

Marion has also documented and closed financings involving all types of collateral including real estate, state and offshore oil and gas leases, equipment, accounts receivable, securities, ships, vessels, partnership interests, rights-of-way, pipelines and letters of credit. She has negotiated loan work-outs and has rendered many third-party legal opinions in connection with financings, stock issuances, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate and partnership matters. She has handled several bank holding company reorganizations and has prepared proxy materials and private offering memoranda for stock issuances by banks and insurance and other companies. As a licensed title insurance agent and officer of Current Title Agency, L.L.C. (the Firm's title agency), Marion has prepared numerous title insurance policies on large commercial properties and has also advised in and out-of-state lenders on title and survey issues.  She is also an approved attorney for Fidelity National Insurance Company and WFG National Title Insurance Company.

Prior to entering the private practice of law, Marion clerked for the Honorable Walter F. Marcus, Jr., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. She is a graduate of Tulane University Law School where she was a member of Tulane Law Review and graduated Summa Cum Laude.  She was also inducted into Order of the Coif and received the Faculty Medal for graduating first in her class.

Published Works & Presentations:

  • “Corporate Issues: Corporations, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies” (Presenter), Gordon Arata Montgomery Barnett Annual Duck Lunch, October 2017

Representative Matters:

  • Corporate and financing counsel for Louisiana and Texas marine service company in connection with financings of aircraft, receivables, U.S. and Panamanian vessels and subsea diving facilities
  • Counsel for Louisiana chemical plant in connection with negotiation of contracts of all types and financings
  • Borrower’s counsel in connection with financing of a shipyard acquisition
  • Borrower’s counsel to numerous oil and gas companies
  • Lender’s counsel in connection with Community Development Block Grant loans 
Professional Affiliations:
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • Louisiana Law Institute - UCC Committee

Community Involvement:

  • Junior League of New Orleans - Sustaining Member


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • New Orleans Magazine "Top Lawyers" - Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law (2013, 2014)
  • Best Lawyers in America - Securitization and Structured Finance Law (Since 2010)
  • Best Lawyers in America - Lawyer of the Year in New Orleans for Securitization and Structured Finance Law (2013 and 2015)
  • Chambers USA - Banking and Finance (Since 2012)
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers - Business/Corporate (Since 2015)


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