Jonathan A. Moore is a Partner with Taylor Porter where he practices in a wide array of areas in commercial transactions, banking, bankruptcy, real estate, and commercial litigation. His work includes bank workouts and credit restructuring involving creditor-debtor secured transactions and real estate issues. This commercial focus requires him to address various bankruptcy issues and extends to commercial litigation with respect to lender liability claims. Jonathan also has represented financial institutions in their capacities as trustees. Jonathan’s commercial litigation practice has involved, among other things, a high-profile professional liability matter involving mineral interests and property issues and representing a real estate developer in state court action spanning almost seven years against an out-of-state banking institution regarding lender liability issues.
Jonathan is ranked by his peers among the Best Lawyers® "Ones to Watch" in the practice areas of Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Litigation; and Litigation – Banking and Finance.
Jonathan was directly involved in structuring a multi-million dollar note sale with a buyer in a complex series of transactions involving a high profile 100-acre traditional neighborhood development in Baton Rouge. Currently, Jonathan is working with various clients in a number of matters related to the pending bankruptcy matter and related adversary proceedings concerning the Louisiana Heart Hospital.
Jonathan has also worked closely with an out-of-state client in conducting due diligence, evaluating and analyzing various large-asset commercial loans related to the liquidation of First NBC Bank in New Orleans during the FDIC’s loan pool bid process.
Jonathan’s work involving creditor-debtor secured transactions has resulted in his direct involvement in various large-scale commercial foreclosures of hotels, shopping centers and apartment complexes throughout Louisiana. Recent foreclosure proceedings include the Holiday Inn in Houma, Louisiana and the Bayou Walk Shopping Center in Shreveport. Notable prior commercial foreclosures include the high-rise, 297-room Marriott in Baton Rouge that secured debt evidenced by a $36.5 million note, and obtaining a writ of sequestration involving a casino-related hotel in Bossier City.
Jonathan received his B.A. in Economics with a minor in English from LSU in 2005, and J.D. in 2012 from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. He was the 2010 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition Winner and served as the Vice President of External Competitions on the Moot Court Board. Prior to attending law school, Jonathan worked at the Baton Rouge Area Chamber as both the Regional Project Manager for Business Development and East Baton Rouge Parish Project Manager for Business Development. Prior to his work at BRAC, Jonathan worked as an assistant to the business manager at the LSU Athletic Department.