New Orleans LA — John Robert Ellis, Esq., LL.M., MBA is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Distinguished Attorney in the field of Law and in acknowledgment of his work as Founder and Managing-Member of Ellis Law Firm, LLC.
Based in New Orleans, LA, John Robert Ellis has been providing legal services to both small and large clients since 2012. Through commercial transactions, commercial and succession litigation, and strategic formation and ownership of business entities and real estate, Mr. Ellis offers a unique and broad range of expertise to protect and guide his clients.
With vast commercial transaction and litigation expertise, Mr. Ellis has a long record of success with multi-billion-dollar family offices, venture capital funds, portfolio companies, CEOs, hedge funds, and other high net worth companies and individuals. In 2021, Mr. Ellis was named to Top Attorneys of North America.
Mr. Ellis obtained his Bachelor of Science in Finance with a minor in Economics in 2003, followed by his Master in Business Administration in 2005, both from the University of Louisiana. He next received his J.D. from Appalachian School of Law in 2009, serving on the Law Journal and earning the Dean’s List every semester. To continue his education, Mr. Ellis then earned his LL.M. – Master of Laws from Tulane University Law School in 2010. From 2010-2016, Mr. Ellis also served as Chief Editor of several legal textbooks written by Max Nathan, Jr., Professor of Law. John Robert Ellis has served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Metro Centers for Community Advocacy since 2016. He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the New Orleans Bar Association.
Mr. Ellis began his career as a Law Clerk at Weiler & Rees LLC, where he later became an Attorney at Law and then worked as a General Counsel for the Anderson Group. After practicing law with Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel LLC for several years, Mr. Ellis continued his private practice to act as Chief Legal Counsel and Director of Military Security for a private government contractor. Since its inception in 2012, Ellis Law Firm, LLC has offered the highest level of legal services to small and large clients in the public and private sectors.
Mr. Ellis is recognized by Who’s Who PR among the Top Attorneys of North America for his legal excellence in 2021.