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Ottinger Hebert

Energy & Natural Resources

2 ranked lawyersBand 3LouisianaUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded oil and gas practice with extensive capabilities in both litigation and transactional advice. Noted for its expertise in the upstream and midstream sectors and also offers assistance in renewables work. Also recognized for mediation and arbitration experience.

Strengths

Sources say: “They are respected counsel with experience and expertise in their defined areas of the law.”

Another interviewee notes: "Ottinger Hebert is a very competent team of attorneys. They represent their clients effectively and in a very professional manner."

Work highlights

Represented a major operator in the Haynesville Shale in northwest Louisiana in a lawsuit by unleased mineral owners in which it was alleged that an operator had no legal authority to assess post-production costs against the interest of the unleased mineral owner.

Notable practitioners

David McCrory is an experienced practitioner regularly involved in significant energy litigation.

Patrick Ottinger has a superb reputation for his work in the oil and gas space and is highly sought after for his expertise in mineral law and litigation skills.
“Patrick is one of the most experienced oil and gas lawyers in the state. He knows the law and is practical with great intuition and judgment.” “Pat is fantastic; an expert in his field.”

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Louisiana

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas


David K. McCrory
Band 3
Patrick S Ottinger
Band 1