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Environment
11 Years Ranked

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Provided by Louis Buatt

USA

Practice Areas

Energy & Natural Resources Law

Energy Litigation

Environmental Regulatory

Environmental Business & Transactional

Career

Lou Buatt is a highly-regarded business lawyer who helps energy, petrochemical, and industrial clients navigate and deal with complex environmental and energy laws and regulatory programs throughout the Gulf Coast. Clients benefit from Lou’s training and experience as a geologist along with his fifteen plus years of working inside government environmental and energy regulatory agencies. A primary focus of Lou’s practice is devoted to representing and assisting major industrial clients with environmental and energy related issues associated with developing, acquiring and divesting chemical manufacturing facilities, refineries, and other high-profile energy related facilities. He also represents and assists major industrial clients resolve complex environmental and energy related permitting and enforcement matters.

Professional Memberships

Louisiana State Bar, Environmental Law Section

Louisiana State Bar Association - Member, 1989–present

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Environment - Louisiana
2
Band 2

Louis Buatt has a strong reputation and advises clients on various compliance, permitting and regulatory matters. He has notable experience advising on the Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act.
"Louis has the skills to handle the small details as well as put it into a big picture context. He is an excellent strategist, he listens to everyone's opinions to give the client a successful path forward."

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