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Firm Overview and History

In 1958, Ralph Fishman and Cicero Sessions teamed up to found the firm now known as Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C. At the time, Ralph Fishman was recognized as one of the most astute real-estate lawyers in the South, and Cicero Sessions was among New Orleans' most able trial lawyers. The two men built a law firm concentrating on real estate, business law, and litigation. Then, as now, the firm provides high quality, cost-effective, and innovative legal services.

The firm's practice has broadened steadily since its founding. Besides real estate, business law, and all types of litigation, our major practice areas today include banking, bankruptcy and credit relations, consumer law (defense), insurance law and tort defense, health care, labor and employment, products liability, trusts and estates, and tax.

While based in New Orleans, we also have offices in Atlanta, Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Colorado, Dallas, Metairie, New Jersey, San Diego and Tampa. Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C. services clients throughout the nation.


Headquartered in New Orleans, Servicing Clients Throughout the Nation

  • California

    San Diego

    1545 Hotel Circle South
    Suite 150
    San Diego, California 92108-3426

    T: (619) 758-1891
    F: (619) 296-2013

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    Los Angeles

    1171 Klose Lane
    Fullerton, California 92833

    T: 657-445-6089
    F: (619) 296-2013

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  • Colorado

    Fort Collins

    645 Stonington Lane
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80525-8286

    T: (970) 223-4420
    F: (970) 223-4490

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  • Florida

    Tampa

    3350 Buschwood Park Dr. Suite 195
    Tampa, Florida 33618

    T: (813) 890-2460
    F: (866) 466-3140

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  • Georgia

    Atlanta

    3001 Lookout Place NE
    Atlanta, Georgia 30305

    T: (404) 458-0105
    F: (877) 480-5639

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  • Illinois

    Chicago

    120 South LaSalle Street
    Suite 1960
    Chicago, Illinois 60603-3561

    T: (312) 578-0990
    F: (312) 578-0991

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  • Louisiana

    Metairie

    Lakeway Two
    Suite 200
    Metairie, Louisiana 70002-7227

    T: (504) 828-3700
    F: (504) 828-3737

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    New Orleans

    400 Poydras Street
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

    T: (504) 582-1500
    F: (504) 582-1555

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  • New Jersey

    Flemington

    3 Cross Creek Drive
    Flemington, New Jersey 08822-4938

    T: (908) 237-1660
    F: (908) 237-1663

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  • New York

    Buffalo

    Sheridan Meadows Corporate Park - South
    Williamsville, New York 14221-4800

    T: (716) 636-5178
    F: (716) 625-7497

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  • Ohio

    Cleveland

    15 E. Summit St.
    Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44022-2709

    T: (440) 318-1073
    F: (216) 359-0049

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  • Texas

    Dallas

    Founders Square
    Dallas, Texas 75202

    T: (214) 741-3001
    F: (214) 741-3055

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