Gus J. Bourgeois, III
Shareholder, Business Group
Gus Bourgeois is a Shareholder in the Corporate M&A group, having joined the firm in October 2006 after serving for five years as corporate and transactional counsel for a publicly traded international transportation and logistics company. His practice involves a wide variety of corporate transactions, including the acquisition, financing and disposition of business entities through asset and stock purchase transactions; entity selection and formation; sales of debt and equity securities, negotiation and drafting purchase agreements; employment agreements, licensing agreements and other contracts; and general corporate matters. His clients range in size from small, start-up businesses to large, established enterprises with international operations. In addition to Gus's general corporate practice, he has substantial experience in the domestic and international transportation and logistics industry, having represented freight forwarders, freight transportation brokers, carriers, logistics providers, manufacturers and shippers in connection with air, surface and maritime transportation and logistics matters. Such matters include negotiating and drafting various transportation and warehousing contracts as well as long-term 3PL, 4PL, vendor-managed inventory and "just-in-time" agreements. Prior to joining BoyarMiller, Gus practiced law in Louisiana for seven years, including three years as an Assistant Attorney General representing the Office of State Police in its Gaming Division (corporate section). He firmly believes his past experience as both corporate counsel and corporate client helps him to better understand the needs of his clients from a legal, business and personal perspective, so that he can provide efficient and practical solutions to fit their needs.
- JD, Louisiana State University Law Center
- BA, History, Louisiana State University (cum laude)
- BA, Psychology, Louisiana State University (cum laude)