Joe Briggett focuses his practice on creditor's rights and debt restructuring, while also acting as lead trial counsel in a diverse commercial litigation practice. This includes banking law, breaches of contract, corporate governance disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, and trusts and estates. In the context of bankruptcy and restructuring, he represents banks, creditors, liquidating trusts, creditors' committees, trustees, and debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, and has taken numerous complex commercial bankruptcy disputes to trial as lead counsel. Joe also represents banks and affiliated parties in regulatory enforcement actions which included administrative proceedings before the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation concerning the Bank Secrecy Act, Risk Management Systems and Unsafe and Unsound Banking Practices, HMDA, Regulation "0", and related regulatory concerns. Aside from his commercial practice, Joe devotes much of his time to pro bono activities, most notably assisting veterans with legal problems on a pro bono basis with the H.E.L.P. Legal Consultation and Notary Services program. In addition, Joe often writes and presents on bankruptcy, commercial and banking law issues. A sample of his contributions can be found in his contribution to the 2017 edition of Business Torts: A Fifty State Guide, and "What Happens When Local Banks Falter?" in Biz New Orleans' August 2017 issue.