Patrick H. Willis is an associate in Baker Donelson's New Orleans office and is a member of the Corporate Group. Patrick focuses his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, commercial and corporate transactions, finance and real estate. His general corporate practice involves assisting public and private companies in a variety of corporate transactions, including drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts, forming and advising business entities, and assisting with financing arrangements. Patrick represents companies in merger and acquisition transactions on both the buy-side and sell-side, including providing advice on structure of the deal, handling the negotiations and documentation, and closing the deal. Additionally, he has experience handling property sales, commercial leasing, real estate development, financing, local counsel and title related matters. Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Mr. Willis worked as a law clerk at Fishman, Haygood, Phelps, Walmsley, Willis, & Swanson, L.L.P. and had externships with The Honorable Jay C. Zainey, U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Louisiana, and The Honorable Susie Morgan, U.S.D.C. Eastern District of Louisiana.