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USA Guide 2022
Louisiana Energy & Natural Resources
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3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Liskow

Since the 1930s, Liskow & Lewis has served clients engaged in every facet of the energy and natural resources industries. The firm's team of over 140 lawyers provides regulatory advice and transactional counsel and handles high-stakes litigation for the leading energy companies. The team has been involved in landmark cases that have shaped the development of law in Louisiana, Texas, and nationally.

Chambers Review

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

Outstanding reputation for its longstanding prominence in the oil and gas market. Extensive litigation capabilities which include handling high-stakes coast erosion lawsuits, federal oil and gas royalties and offshore federal leasing disputes. Broad-based practice also includes advising on regulatory matters and transactions, acting for an impressive roster of energy companies and local businesses.

Work Highlights

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  • Liskow & Lewis represented BP Products North America in a case in the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to enable citizen suit claims for alleged environmental damage from past oil field operations to be heard in federal court.

Notable Practitioners

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Lawrence P Simon Jr
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Lawrence P Simon Jr
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Senior Statespeople

Lawrence Simon is highly regarded for his work on managing disputes arising from mineral leases and oil and gas facility projects.
"He is one of the best respected lawyers in our space. He is very well thought of and very diligent."

Kelly Brechtel Becker
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Kelly Brechtel Becker
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Kelly Brechtel Becker advises clients on a range of environmental and energy-related disputes. She is noted for her expertise in appellate cases and is cochair of the firm's energy litigation group.
"She is strong in the appellate space."

Stephen Wiegand
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Stephen Wiegand
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Stephen Wiegand is a strong attorney who advises clients on onshore and offshore oil and gas matters. He has experience handling transactional and contentious issues.

Ranked Lawyers at
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Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

Lawrence P Simon Jr
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Lawrence P Simon Jr
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Senior Statespeople
Kelly Brechtel Becker
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Kelly Brechtel Becker
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Stephen Wiegand
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Stephen Wiegand
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Band 3