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Richard D. Lamb, III


Rich is a shareholder with Wiener, Weiss & Madison. He joined the firm in 2013 and advises businesses, families and individuals in the areas of Taxation, Corporate Law, Securities Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Successions/Probate, Title Insurance and Nonprofit Law.

Representative Experience

Representation of individuals and families in preparation and implementation of estate plans, including wills, trusts, partnerships and limited liability companies, intra-family sale transactions, tax planning, and the formation of private foundations.

Representation of closely held businesses, special purpose entities, and other investment vehicles, including preparation of organizational documents, tax planning, structuring and negotiating sales to private equity firms and other buyers, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, employment agreements, shareholder agreements, and other commercial contracts.

Representation of real estate investors in connection with the acquisition, divestiture or development of real estate.

Representation of various banks and borrowers in connection with secured lending, including recourse and nonresource loans, and loans for the construction, sale and purchase of hotels, apartment complexes and other developments.

Representation of business clients in capital raises through private placements of securities to fund the operations of biotech companies, hotels, restaurants, pharmaceutical companies and other ventures.

Representation of business clients concerning tax incentives, structure of executive compensation, and structure of carried interests and profits interests.

Representation of public and private charities in connection with governance, tax status, and planned giving.

Licensed by the Louisiana Department of Insurance as a title insurance producer, and authorized title insurance agent for Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company, and Chicago Title Insurance Company.


Loyola College Preparatory, Shreveport, Louisiana, 2004

Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge, 2008

Loyola University-New Orleans College of Law, J.D., Certificate in Taxation, 2012

Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, Certificate in Estate Planning, 2013

Admitted To Practice

Louisiana, 2012

Texas, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

Louisiana State Law Institute, Corporations Committee, Member

Louisiana Startup Prize, Judge, Mentor

Tax and Estate Planning Council of Shreveport

Shreveport Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association-2015/2016 Leadership LSBA Class

Krewe of Justinian

Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center:
Chairman of the Board (2017-2018), Executive Committee, Board of Directors

The Shreveport Club, Board of Directors

First United Methodist Church-Shreveport, Church Council Member

First United Methodist Church-Christian Leadership Institute, Committee Member

8th Air Force Consultation Committee, Member

The Business of Science, Bioentrepreneurism Seminar Series, Speaker

Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Initiative, 40 Under 40 Honoree (2017)

Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2019-Present

Noel Foundation, Board of Directors, 2019-Present


Richard D. Lamb, III, Tracy O. Joseph, Lisha C. Landry, Shayna B. Morvant, Kimberly R. Silas and Amani C. Perkins, Louisiana's Historic Courthouses: A Look at the Past and the Present, LOUISIANA BAR JOURNAL, (June/July 2016). * Richard D. Lamb authored the section on the Caddo Parish Courthouse.

Keeping U.S. Trade and International Shipping Afloat While the Global Economy Sinks: U.S. Tax Incentives and Procedure Concerning Foreign Shipping Companies, 10 Loy. Mar. L.J. 91 (2011).