Susan J. Santa Cruz practices real estate and banking law. She received her Bachelor of Science in 1985, magna cum laude, from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. In 1988, she received her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. She joined the law firm in 1994. Her practice includes providing legal services for banks in and outside Louisiana, as well as other creditors and debtors involved in financial transactions of all kinds. Ms. Santa Cruz also represents sellers and purchasers in real estate transactions. Her business practice includes corporate, limited liability company and partnership formation and structuring, acquisitions, mergers and general business matters and advices.

Year Admitted to Practice



Louisiana State University, B.S. magna cum laude 1985; Tulane University School of Law, J.D. cum laude 1988.


American Bar Association (Business Law Section); Federal Bar Association; Louisiana Bankers Association; Louisiana Bar Association; New Orleans Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

All Louisiana state and federal courts.