Two Lakeway Center
Suite 400
3850 N. Causeway Blvd.
Metairie, LA  70002

Peter Kopfinger

Mediator & Arbitrator


Peter Kopfinger is a partner with Kelly Hart & Pitre. Mr. Kopfinger is in the firm’s Real Estate and Bankruptcy/Debtor-Creditor sections. He represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate, with an emphasis on acquisitions and dispositions of real property, commercial leasing and financing transactions representing a variety of corporate clients and individuals in all types of complex real estate matters, including office, hotel, and retail. Mr. Kopfinger also has experience in the areas of debtor/creditor rights in bankruptcy and restructurings including negotiating and drafting sale and bidding procedures in Section 363 asset sales, debtor-in- possession financing documents, and also representation in preference matters. He also represents businesses in various areas of need including the negotiating and drafting of business agreements, loan agreements, mining services agreements, barge towing agreements, and food distribution agreements. In addition to being an attorney, Mr. Kopfinger is a certified public accountant (inactive). Mr. Kopfinger also represents clients in commercial litigation stemming from contractual, construction, business, or other commercial disputes.

Master of Laws (LL.M.), Tulane Law School, May, 1998
Juris Doctor (J.D.), Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, May, 1991
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.), Louisiana State University, May, 1986

Louisiana State Bar Association
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Louisiana State Law Institute
Tax Sales Committee, Member

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2019

State Bar of Louisiana, 1991
State Bar of Texas, 2018

All Courts, State of Louisiana
United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana