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Fishman Haygood LLP

Environment

2 ranked lawyersBand 3LouisianaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Respected firm with strong environmental litigation capabilities. Demonstrates expertise on a range of matters and regularly works with landowner clients on oil and gas contamination, land damage and loss and site cleanup. Offers advice on coastal erosion and rights of way agreements relating to pipeline development and construction. Also commended for its regulatory compliance work.

Strengths

One source says: “The attorneys always seem to be working as a team, which greatly benefits the client. You get the input and work of several brilliant minds to reach the best possible conclusion.”

Another client notes: “The firm is composed of able and competent lawyers.”

Work highlights

Represented New 90 in a lawsuit concerning negligence, breach of duty and failure to follow state and local regulations. The client sued the defendant for damage to property as a result of toxic oilfield waste contamination.

Notable practitioners

Blair Schilling is a well-regarded attorney with an extensive environment practice. She regularly advises landowners on contamination issues and land loss.

James Swanson offers strong expertise in oil and gas-related litigation. His practice covers property damage, hazardous waste and site contamination.

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Environment Department

Fishman Haygood LLP

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Department location

201 St Charles Avenue

Suite 4600

New Orleans

Louisiana

USA

LA 70170-4600

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Louisiana

Environment: Litigation


Blair Schilling
Band 3
James R Swanson
Band 3