Steeg Law is pleased to announce that Lillian E. Eyrich, David A. Martinez, Randy Opotowsky, Charles L. Stern, Jr., and Robert M. Steeg were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2023 for New Orleans, Louisiana, and Margaret V. Glass for Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2023. Managing Partner Robert M. Steeg is one of a select group of lawyers who has been included for more than 20 years.
The firm is also pleased to announce that Partner Charles L. Stern, Jr. has been recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Real Estate Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. This is the fourth time Chuck has been recognized by Best Lawyers as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Real Estate. Randy Opotowsky, Robert Steeg and Lillian Eyrich have previously been recognized by Best Lawyers as the “Lawyer of the Year” in New Orleans.
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on the impressive voting averages they received during the peer review assessments.
THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA 2023
Lillian E. Eyrich, Senior Associate
Real Estate Law (2008-2023)
Best Lawyers 2012 and 2022 “New Orleans Best Lawyers Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year,” New Orleans, Louisiana
Lillian Eyrich has more than 31 years of experience practicing as a title insurance attorney. Lillie is meticulous with details and accessible to her clients, qualities that have attributed to her being widely recognized by her peers as one of the best in the industry. With the real estate transaction world faster paced than ever, she is known for quickly figuring out what her clients need and responding in a timely fashion. More >
David A. Martinez, Senior Associate
Real Estate Law (2013-2023)
David Martinez is a seasoned commercial and residential real estate attorney with particular experience in title insurance. David is highly respected for his legal acumen and approach to resolving a client’s issue in a practical way, qualities that have attributed to him being recognized by his peers as one of the top real estate attorneys in New Orleans. He thoroughly analyzes each client’s case from both a legal and practical perspective from the very beginning. When he gives his clients an answer he is confident that his opinion will accomplish what they are trying to accomplish while saving them time and money. More >
Randy Opotowsky, Partner
Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Real Estate Law, Litigation – Real Estate (2012-2023)
Best Lawyers 2014 New Orleans Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year,” New Orleans, Louisiana
Randy has more than 39 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate law, and business and corporate law, including 25 years as a litigator. He has developed a well-respected concentration in disputes involving real estate, expropriation and condominium issues. More >
Robert M. Steeg, Managing Partner
Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law (2001-2023)
Best Lawyers 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Commercial Transactions/UCC Law in New Orleans, Louisiana
As one of the most experienced real estate lawyers in New Orleans, Robert Steeg is highly respected for his handling of a wide variety of real estate transactions. He understands the business realities his clients are facing, and what they are trying to accomplish in the transaction and tailors his services to serve their goals. More >
Charles L. Stern, Jr., Partner
Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law (2012-2023)
Best Lawyers 2023, 2021, 2018 and 2015 New Orleans Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year,” New Orleans, Louisiana
Charles Stern has more than 30 years of experience handling commercial and business litigation for clients in a variety of industries. He is highly aware of his clients’ needs and interests. From the beginning he is looking for ways to resolve the dispute on terms that make sense for his clients. More >
THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA: ONES TO WATCH 2023
Margaret V. Glass, Partner
Real Estate Law (2021-2023)
Margaret Glass is an associate in the transactional section of Steeg Law. Her practice areas include real estate transactions, including landlord/tenant law and condominium law, sales and purchases, zoning and land use, and real estate financing and other commercial loans. She is known for being both detail-oriented and pragmatic, strengths that help her devise creative solutions to difficult problems. Prior to joining Steeg Law she worked as a litigation attorney in Louisiana and Texas, gaining experience in insurance coverage, construction litigation, title curative litigation and condominium-related litigation. More >
THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA METHODOLOGY
Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Their methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.