“Commitment. Dedication. Results”
A graduate from Loyola University School of Law with a Juris Doctor Degree, Mr. Radcliff was a member of Loyola’s Moot Court; Who’s Who in American Law Students; Associate Justice on the SGA’s Board of Review; Secretary of The International Law Society, and received the Law Clinic’s Gillis Long Public Service Award. He studied in Europe at the University of Vienna Law School in Vienna, Austria and at Southern University at New Orleans, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Minors in Finance & Accounting. There, Mr. Radcliff also received the Presidential Excellence Award, National Dean’s List Award, Most Outstanding Student Award, and graduated with the highest GPA in Economics.
As a member of the Council of International Visitors, Mr. Radcliff has collaborated on legislation regarding social security systems in Brazil and Italy, parliamentary laws regarding Aborigines in Australia; and has commented on civil code law versus common law systems in Kenya.
DESCRIPTION OF PRACTICE
Mr. Radcliff is primarily engaged in a Corporate/Business law transactional practice. It includes matters involving business formation and advice, contracts, negotiation, management, compliance, intellectual property registration/administration, licensing, corporate real estate transactions, regulatory matters such as municipal taxing, zoning and many other issues. He has served as general counsel to several private firms, municipalities and other government agencies. He also has substantial experience in Litigation – Trial and Appellate Practice – as defense attorney representing many industries in business matters which include unfair competition, contract disputes, product liability, mass tort, construction defects, administrative appeals, labor/employment law and other business-related areas. He has been designated Deputy Assistant Attorney General in relation to his medical malpractice defense work. He has conducted Continuing Legal Education Programs and professional seminars on areas ranging from Ethics, Corporate Compliance – Sarbanes Oxley, Entertainment Law, Legal Professionalism and others. He has also significant legislative experience, including appearing before legislative committee hearings, serving as an original drafter of Louisiana’s internationally acclaimed Movie and Music Tax Credit Acts, and drafting 2006 and 2011 revisions to LA.R.S. 37:2441-2465.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE BEFORE THE FOLLOWING COURTS:
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States Court of International Trade
United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
Supreme Court of Louisiana and all State Courts
Loyola University School of Law – Juris Doctor
University of Vienna, School of Law, Vienna, Austria – International Comparative Law
Southern University, New Orleans – Bachelor of Science, Economics (Minors: Fin/Acct) (Magna Cum Laude)
“AV” Preeminent Lawyer Rating – Martindale Hubbell
Louisiana’s Top Lawyers – Martindale Hubbell
AVVO “Superb” Attorney Rating – Avvo.com
Appointed by State of Louisiana Supreme Court as Asst. Bar Examiner in Business / Negotiable Instruments
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
DRI, Commercial Litigation Section
ABA, Litigation Section, Co-Chair Sub-Committee on Experts
Louisiana State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
National Bar Association
Audubon Institute’s Professional Advisor’s Committee (former)
Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity
Sigma Beta Delta National Business Honor Society
Louisiana Supreme Court – Bar Examinations/Admissions Committee
Appointed as Asst. Bar Examiner on Business Entities and Negotiable Instruments
SELECTED NOTABLE CASES:
206 F. Supp.2d 815, Englande v. Glaxo Smithkline, et al (U.S.D.C., E.D. La.)
812 So.2d 678, Lobell v. Torres (La. 4th Cir.)
2003 WL 22174285 (E.D. La), Oiler v. Biomet Orthopedics, Inc.
2003 WL 2222857415 (E.D. La), Oiler v. Biomet Orthopedics, Inc.
2004 WL 325389 (E.D. La), Oiler v. Biomet Orthopedics, Inc.
2005 WL 041929 (U.S.D.C., E.D., La.), Patricia Macklin Ducre, et al v. Rental Service Corp., et al
943 So.2d 1194, 2006 WL 3042652 (La.4th Cir.), Too Easy Entertainment, LLC v. Seven Arts Pictures, Inc.
466 F.3d 373, Larroquette v. Cardinal Health 200, Inc. (C.A. 5th La.)
“A Practical Look at Daubert, Voir Dire and Report Preparation Issues Re: Expert Witnesses;”
ABA TRIAL PRACTICE JOURNAL, Winter/Spring 2006, vol. 20, no. 1.
“Lifetime Business, Financial, Retirement and Estate Planning – Plus a Will” (contributing author): Monbar 2005.
“Louisiana Hospitality & Management Guide”; Woodfin Suites Hotels, Baton Rouge. 2006.
“The Taste Will Be Uniquely New Orleans”, NBA THE COMMERCIAL LAW CONNECTION, Winter 2008, vol.5, no.1.
PRESENTATIONS & SEMINARS:
“The Business of Music”, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. 2003.
“BESLA Sports and Entertainment Law Forum”, Loyola University. 2004.
“Planned Giving For The Millennium”, Xavier University, New Orleans. 2004
“Independent Contractors/Artists’ Rights & Intellectual Property”, La. Music Development Group, Baton Rouge. 2006
“Hurricane Katrina’s Effect on the Hospitality Industry in Louisiana”, Woodfin Suites Hotels, Baton Rouge. 2006
“Sarbanes Oxley/ Accounting Disclosures for Non-Profit Organizations”, Omega Psi Phi, Inc. New Orleans. 2007
“And All That Jazz: New Era of Sports, Performance & Entertainment Law”, New Orleans Bar Association. 2010
“The Business of Entertainment Law”, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. 2013
ADJUNCT LAW PROFESSOR:
Southern University Law Center – Business Entities, Agency, Negotiable Instruments, Obligations
Southern University New Orleans – Public Administration
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