Wayne Neveu

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Wayne Neveu

Partner, Foley & Judell, LLP

  • (504) 568-1249

  • wneveu@foleyjudell.com

Biography

Mr. Neveu received a B.A. in history from Yale University in 1972 and a Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University School of Law in 1976.

Following his graduation from Yale, he served in Atlanta, Georgia, as Director of the Voter Education Projects (VEP) Youth Project under the leadership of civil rights icon, John Lewis, where he managed youth voter registration activities for VEP in eleven southern states.

Following law school, he served as Staff Counsel/Executive Assistant to the President of the Southern Cooperative Development Fund, Inc. (SCDF), a rural economic development banking institution that developed business plans and financed agricultural, fishing, and other economic development ventures within a cooperative business development model.

Mr. Neveu was appointed in May 1977 a Legislative Assistant to United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston in the United States Senate, where he advised Senator Johnston on budget, appropriations, tax, housing, small business, and economic development matters.

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