For over four decades, Lawrence Simon has handled a variety of commercial disputes in federal and state courts throughout Louisiana. His extensive experience in energy litigation covers the major substantive areas affecting the oil and gas industry for the past 47 years. Lawrence’s practice has emphasized oil and gas royalty and other property and mineral lease issues, energy processing and marketing contract disputes, and regulatory rulings. In addition to Chambers, he is recognized in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and Benchmark Litigation. He was inducted into the Lafayette Parish Bar Association Hall of Fame, and he received the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Litigation from the Institute for Energy Law. He is a Past Chair of the Institute for Energy Law and currently serves on its Executive Committee and the Strategic Planning Committee. Through the years, he has also been active in the Louisiana and American Bar Associations, as well as the American Judicature Society.