Global law firm Rimon PC opens New Orleans office
News Robert Thibeaux · September 17, 2021
Equipment finance expert Robert Thibeaux joins firm as Partner
New Orleans, LA – Rimon is pleased to welcome equipment finance Partner, Robert Thibeaux to its new office in New Orleans, Louisiana. Rimon has been growing rapidly this year, having recently opened offices in Delaware, Frankfurt, Germany and Seoul, South Korea. New Orleans is Rimon’s 45th location and the firm now has offices in 22 US states.
Prior to joining Rimon, Mr. Thibeaux was Partner at Carver Darden.
Mr. Thibeaux practices commercial finance, with a focus on marine finance and leasing, equipment financing and leasing, asset-based financing, factoring, and real estate finance. He is a member of the Louisiana State Law Institute and serves as Reporter for the Lease of Movables Committee of the Law Institute, which is currently in the process of revising Louisiana law on equipment leases.
Mr. Thibeaux is also a prior Chief Examiner of Code III of the Louisiana Bar Exam, which covers the laws of general obligations, sales, lease, mandate, pledge, suretyship, and mortgage. He is a Director and former Chairman of the Bank Counsel Section of the Louisiana Banker’s Association and is the Chairman of the Real Estate and Transactions section of the New Orleans Bar Association.
“Robert is an authority on equipment lease regulations in Louisiana, and we are pleased to welcome him to our team of industry experts in the specialized area of equipment leasing and finance at Rimon,” said CEO and Founding Partner of Rimon, Michael Moradzadeh. “We are also very pleased to announce that we have a new office in the southern business hub of New Orleans.”
“I am looking forward to joining Rimon’s excellent equipment finance team given its practice and high profile in the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association,” said Mr. Thibeaux on joining Rimon. “I am honored to work with colleagues of such distinction and cordiality.”
Mr. Thibeaux graduated from Louisiana State University (B.S., summa cum laude; J.D. summa cum laude, Order of the Coif.)
Rimon has 45 offices across five continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s Managing Partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.