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Jones Walker LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

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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.

Strengths

Clients say: "The team is outstanding. Their strengths include a commitment to understanding our business, proactive suggestions and a willingness to put in whatever efforts and time are necessary to get the work done."

Work highlights

Represented Taylor Energy on matters relating to the 2004 toppling of its production platform in the Gulf of Mexico. This included a breach of contract action and judicial review of USCG's denial of a multimillion-dollar claim.

Notable practitioners

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.

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.
“David Hunter has an excellent reputation.”

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.
“Jonathan is one of the best in the area. He is a very smart lawyer and well credentialed.”

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.
“Marjorie does a lot of lobbying work and has an excellent reputation.” “Marjorie is organized, diligent and has a great following.”

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.

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.

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Overview

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.

Energy & Natural Resources

Jones Walker LLP

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Location

201 St Charles Avenue

New Orleans

Louisiana

USA

LA 70170-5100

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Louisiana

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas


Carl D Rosenblum
Band 2
David Hunter
Band 2
Jonathan A Hunter
Band 1
Marjorie McKeithen
Band 2
Sarah Dicharry
Up and Coming
Seth Levine
Band 3