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Provided by Jones Walker LLP

The Jones Walker LLP energy team has the experience, creativity and national footprint required to help industry clients adapt to changing circumstances and exploit new opportunities. Our clients include major producers, independent producers, joint ventures, operators, pipeline companies, fabricators, service companies, refining and chemical companies, power generation and transmission companies, landowners, royalty interest owners, and financial institutions.

Our energy attorneys have the technical and scientific backgrounds, regulatory and law-enforcement experience, and legal acumen to help clients address the full spectrum of energy-related issues. Our team includes former federal government regulators and general counsel for state agencies, US attorneys and assistant US attorneys, Judge Advocate General officers, judicial clerks, state legislators, and a former governor of Mississippi.

We advise clients on the full range of energy and natural resources matters involving oil and gas (upstream, midstream, and downstream, as well as onshore and offshore), power generation, alternative energy, mining and water. We handle complex energy transactions help ensure regulatory compliance and resolution of conflicts with federal and state agencies, provide government relations services, and represent clients in all forms of industry-related disputes and litigation.

Chambers Review

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Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas - Louisiana
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What the team is known for

Wide-reaching network of expert energy lawyers who frequently act on disputes work and transactions for oil and gas companies. Experience includes structuring high-value financing transactions, advising on mineral titles and handling wide-ranging operational issues for clients such as pipelines, investors and power plan operators. Calls upon additional strengths in its tax, real estate and litigation practice groups to offer an integrated service.

Work Highlights

Provided by Jones Walker LLP
  • Jones Walker LLP represented BP Exploration & Production in a lawsuit challenging the Department of the Interior's application of both the Royalty Simplification and Fairness Act and the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act to deprive federal oil and gas lessees of interest on royalty overpayments.

Notable Practitioners

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Jonathan A Hunter
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Jonathan A Hunter
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Jonathan Hunter is a well-regarded federal offshore litigator and expertly handles both the regulatory and contentious aspects of energy matters, offering noted expertise in offshore leases.
"He is an outstanding expert in federal regulations."

David Hunter
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David Hunter
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David Hunter centers his practice on matters pertaining to the development of offshore energy projects and offers expert advice on a range of transactional and regulatory issues, and is particularly knowledgeable of BOEM matters.
"He sees the issues clearly and understands them."

Marjorie McKeithen
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Marjorie McKeithen
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Marjorie McKeithen is routinely sought out by clients for her strong relationships with Louisiana government officials, and her client base includes downstream and midstream companies.
"She is highly professional and a really great partner." "She is very knowledgeable and familiar with regulatory agencies."

Carl D Rosenblum
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Carl D Rosenblum
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Carl Rosenblum has a strong litigation practice which covers breach of contract, product liability and decommissioning liability cases. He also assists clients with transactional disputes.

Seth Levine
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Seth Levine
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Seth Levine advises a range of clients including oil, gas and petrochemical pipeline companies on various energy issues. He is particularly noted for handling significant transactional mandates.
"He is meticulous and has an extreme attention to detail. He is mindful of language used when drafting agreements and has a good, broad knowledge."

Sarah Dicharry
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Sarah Dicharry
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Up and Coming

Sarah Dicharry is an up-and-coming attorney who advises on a plethora of regulatory concerns pertaining to oil and gas leases. She also counsels clients facing DOI and DOJ investigations.

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Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

Jonathan A Hunter
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Jonathan A Hunter
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Carl D Rosenblum
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Carl D Rosenblum
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David Hunter
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David Hunter
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Marjorie McKeithen
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Marjorie McKeithen
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Seth Levine
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Seth Levine
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Sarah Dicharry
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Sarah Dicharry
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Up and Coming