Eric M. Schorr

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Direct: 504-582-1540
Main: 504-582-1500
Fax: 504-582-1555

Mr. Schorr joined Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C. in 2002, and practices primarily in the areas of Trusts, Estate Planning and Probate. Mr. Schorr is certified by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning and Estate Administration. He advises clients in all aspects of estate planning and estate administration, and he is recognized as an authority in the fields of Special Needs Trusts and Medicaid Planning. He is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the New Orleans Estate Planning Council. 

Mr. Schorr received his undergraduate degree from Tulane University and his Juris Doctor from the Loyola University School of Law, where he served on the editorial board of the Loyola University Journal of Public Interest Law as Articles Editor. Mr. Schorr was also awarded a Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) in Elder Law (with Honors) from the Stetson University School of Law. Mr. Schorr has received several awards for Law Excellence in the areas of Federal Taxation of Wealth Transmission and Federal Income Taxation. 

Mr. Schorr is approved as a Dispute Resolution Arbitrator by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and frequently serves on arbitration panels deciding cases of securities law violation and broker/dealer misconduct.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2002

Areas of Practice

  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning and Estate Administration
  • Probate
  • Business & Corporate
  • Elder Law and Special Needs Planning
  • Tax

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Estate Planning and Estate Administration Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization, 2011
  • Dispute Resolution Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctor – May, 2002
    • Honors: Certificate of International Law
    • Honors: Received several Awards for Law Excellence in the Areas of Federal Taxation
    • Honors: Received several Awards for Law Excellence in Areas of Wealth Transmission
    • Law Journal: Loyola University Journal of Public Interest Law, Articles Editor
  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • LL.M., Master of Laws cum laude – December, 2014
  • Tulane University
    • Undergraduate Degree cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • New Orleans Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
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