Practice Areas


Langley, Parks, Horton and Maxwell, located in Shreveport, Louisiana,
is a full service commercial law firm.


Commercial Litigation

If you are in business long enough, disputes are bound to arise. Resolving disputes before they become expensive litigation matters is one of the most important jobs of an experienced business attorney. Successful dispute resolution and breach of contract litigation require experience, thorough knowledge of commercial law, and the ability to develop and propose clear solutions that make sense for all parties involved.  At Langley, Parks, Horton and Maxwell, our extensive experience and thorough knowledge of commercial law gives us the skills necessary to resolve your business disputes in the most cost-effective manner possible. We also believe that the important decisions in resolving your business disputes are best made by you, so it is our policy to be accessible and address all of your questions and concerns promptly and thoroughly.

  • Dispute resolution and commercial litigation for defendants and plaintiffs 
  • Contract litigation
  • Class action and group action defense
  • Commercial real estate litigation
  • Business fraud litigation
  • Mineral rights litigation
  • Employment litigation
  • Tax litigation
  • Employment law

Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts and Successions

At Langley, Parks, Horton and Maxwell, we represent clients in both Louisiana and Texas in trust and estate planning, tax law, and succession and probate law. We can assist you and your family in the preparation of wills, trusts, family limited partnerships or limited liability companies, and other instruments to implement estate plans to minimize estate taxes and accomplish goals. We also create and implement comprehensive estate planning strategies, such as special needs trusts, long-term care planning, family investment entities, estate freeze transactions, and charitable donation planning. 


Business Transactions

Our attorneys have the business law knowledge and experience necessary to meet all of your transaction, contract and commercial law needs, including energy law, and are ready to provide solutions to meet the complex transactional needs of business clients throughout Louisiana and Texas.


General Business Representation

The experienced attorneys at Langley, Parks, Horton and Maxwell are ready to assist you in all of your general business needs, including: 

  • Entity Formation  
  • Shareholder or member agreements  
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Owner disputes
  • Securities and Exchange Commission compliance
  • Nonprofit law 
  • Employment law

Our attorneys can assist you in the formation of 501(c)(3) charitable organizations and foundations, including application for tax exempt status with the Internal Revenue Service.