Pierre Part, Louisiana Business Lawyers

Napoleonville, LA Business Law Attorney
(985) 369-6003 5047 Hwy 1
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
William Edward Bourgeois
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Morgan City, LA Business Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(985) 384-2055 1025 Victor II Boulevard
Morgan City, LA 70380
Business, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Asbestos
Tulane University
-Martindale-Hubbell AV (reg) Preeminent (TM) Peer Review Rated -Eighteen years of experience in litigation defense and healthcare law -Successful track record with 500+ medical malpractice claims for St. Paul, Travelers, Med Pro & others -Efficiently litigates or mediates complex matters for insured's and self-insured's -Conducts oral argument before Supreme Court and appellate courts -Coordinates EMTALA, incident, and corporate compliance investigations -Possesses good working relationships with CMS, DEA, DHH, FDA, FTC, LHA, OIG, PCF, USDA, state boards and other regulatory agencies and contractors -Takes calls 24/7 from physicians, administrators, risk managers, corporate compliance officers and department heads in need...
Andrée Matherne Cullens
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(225) 236-3636 12345 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Free ConsultationBusiness
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Before joining Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens LLC, Andrée Matherne Cullens was a partner for more than fifteen years at Taylor, Porter, Brooks, and Phillips, LLP, one of the largest defense firms in Louisiana. She represented creditors and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings, state agencies and businesses in commercial litigation, banks and financial institutions, and Insurance Receivers in regulatory proceedings. Some of her former clients include Chase Bank, State Street Bank and Trust Company, the Louisiana Office of Economic Development, LSU, and the Louisiana Department of Revenue. Ms. Cullens has considerable courtroom experience in both federal and state courts and has been...
Noah M. Wexler
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Consumer, Maritime and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Attorney Noah Wexler is a highly experienced trial lawyer who has handled tens of thousands of cases in the past decade. Due to his commitment to his clients, keen skills in preparing for trials, attention to detail, and his ability to identify strategies that force insurers and negligent companies to pay maximum compensation, Noah has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars. While he is highly skilled in various areas of personal injury law, he focuses the majority of his work handling catastrophic truck accident cases, pharmaceutical cases, complex product liability cases, wrongful death cases, and catastrophic offshore injury cases throughout...
David K. Nelson
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(225) 382-3417 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Isaac McPherson  Gregorie Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3411 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Real Estate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mack Gregorie is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1984 and has extensive experience in all types of business and corporate transactions, including complex commercial and industrial real estate matters and finance. Mack represents major international petrochemical clients, worldwide energy producers, banks and financial institutions, buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, and lenders. A Certified Public Accountant, Mack lectures frequently on real estate topics such as sales, leases, property law, purchase and sale agreements, and recent developments in real estate law. He is also a title agent for First American Title...
Jason Aron Itkin
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 412-6348 835 Louisiana Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Free ConsultationBusiness, Insurance Claims, Maritime and Personal Injury
The University of Texas School of Law
As one of the nation’s top trial lawyers, Jason Itkin has obtained dozens of verdicts and settlements throughout the years’ worth more $10 million. In fact, Jason has won several victories upward of $100 million each. In addition to these prolific cases, he has won close to 200 verdicts and settlements for more than $1 million each. In total, Jason has won billions of dollars for his clients. These victories have come in courtrooms all across North America, as he has represented clients in all 50 states.

Jason has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors due to his...
R. Benn Vincent Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(225) 389-3737 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Energy and Medical Malpractice
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Benn Vincent is a partner at Kean Miller and practices in the firm's litigation group. He represents local, national and international energy and industrial clients in cases involving a wide variety of substantive areas such as tax litigation, oil and gas litigation, NORM, environmental litigation, toxic tort, breach of contract, construction and commercial litigation, and warranty and products liability suits.

Applying his litigation skills outside of the courtroom, Benn was part of a team that negotiated and drafted the contract for the creation of a new oil and gas exploration and production company for one of Louisiana's largest landowners.

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Wade R. Iverstine
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(225) 382-3448 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
University of Illinois College of Law
Wade Iverstine is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2014 and practices in the business, corporate and real estate groups. Wade advises investors and lenders in all aspects of real estate transactions, including acquisition and project financing, leasing, land use, site inspection, survey and title insurance issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Wade practiced with a commercial bankruptcy firm, where he represented debtors, creditors, commercial landlords, and real estate investors in insolvency workouts, litigation and transactional matters. After law school, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Patrick M. Flatley...
Amanda Collura-Day
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(225) 382-3463 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Insurance Defense and Municipal
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Amanda Collura-Day is a partner in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2011 and practices in the litigation group. Amanda represents clients in toxic tort and mass tort actions, business and commercial litigation, civil rights and municipal law, and a wide variety of appellate matters. She has particular expertise in class action litigation involving chemical exposures and catastrophic accidents. Amanda also advises clients in the appellate arena.

Amanda is listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 2015 - 2019.

Amanda received her J.D., magna cum laude, in 2011 from the LSU Law Center...
James R.  Chastain Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(225) 389-3706 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Bankruptcy and IP
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Kevin C. Curry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(225) 382-3484 5035 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Suite B
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Christopher J. Dicharry
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3492 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jeffrey N. Boudreaux
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(225) 389-3716 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Construction
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Elisabeth Q. Prescott
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Products Liability and Real Estate
University of Georgia School of Law
Elisabeth Prescott is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. She practices in the real estate and construction groups, most frequently handling commercial real estate transactions, including mixed-use and other retail development, drafting and negotiating commercial purchase agreements and leases, and related financing opinions. Elisabeth has extensive experience serving as real estate counsel for national and global industrial clients and managing associated real estate matters including title examinations, industrial development and related due diligence, construction and service-related agreements and pipeline agreements and engineering procurement. With increased national dialogue relating to renewable and alternative energy sources, Elisabeth...
Gregory M. Anding
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(225) 382-3485 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction and Energy
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University
Greg Anding is a litigation partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1995 and practices in the trial, toxic tort, expropriation, and commercial litigation groups. Greg represents clients in asbestos and benzene defense, other occupational and toxic tort litigation, hearing loss claims, expropriation (eminent domain) litigation, civil and business litigation, and construction law.

Greg has particular experience representing clients in cases involving premises liability, products liability, personal injury involving occupational and chemical exposures, and pipeline expropriation and expansion projects. He has specialized in asbestos and benzene litigation for over 20 years. Greg has handled...
Katie D. Bell
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(225) 389-3760 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Environmental and Insurance Defense
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jennifer Moroux
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(225) 236-3636 12345 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal and Personal Injury
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jennifer Wise Moroux is an associate at Walters, Papillion, Thomas, Cullens, LLC. Her practice focuses on complex commercial and civil litigation. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Jennifer earned her undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in 2002. She earned her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2007, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif.

After being admitted to the Louisiana bar in 2007, Jennifer served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable George H. Ware, Jr., and Honorable William G. Carmichael in the 20th...
Vance A. Gibbs
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3410 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Construction, Health Care and Maritime
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Charles S. McCowan III
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(225) 382-3433 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Communications, Energy and Environmental
Tulane University School of Law
Trey McCowan is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1989 and practices in the litigation group. Trey represents local, regional and multi-national energy and petrochemical clients in a wide variety of litigation matters. He has specific experience representing clients in litigation involving complex commercial agreements and legacy site litigation in the energy industry. Trey also represents clients with regard to environmental litigation and toxic tort defense. He also advises clients on electronic discovery, e-discovery compliance, electronically stored information (ESI), electronic information management, and retention and destructive policies and procedures.

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Robert C. Schmidt
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Employment and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Virginia
Bradley C. Myers
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(225) 382-3421 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Environmental and Health Care
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Jason R. Cashio
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(225) 389-3708 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Civil Rights, Medical Malpractice and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J. E. Cullens Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney
(225) 236-3636 12345 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Free ConsultationBusiness, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Mr. Cullens was born in New Orleans on April 3, 1967.
Jason Raphael Brown
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(225) 389-3733 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Southern University Law Center and Southern University Law Center
Jason Brown is a partner in Kean Miller’s business and corporate practice group and he practices with the firm’s state and local tax team. For nearly twenty years Jason has advised local, regional, national and international businesses having operations and interests in the state on all aspects of Louisiana taxation. Jason practices, principally, in the area of tax controversy and dispute resolution, assisting clients navigate Louisiana’s unique two-tiered, independent system of state and local tax levy, administration and enforcement at every stage of the audit, assessment and appeal processes, from audit intake, field work and review; to administrative protests and...
G. Trippe Hawthorne
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(225) 389-3741 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative, Arbitration & Mediation and Construction
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Trippe Hawthorne is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2004 and practices in the construction, ADR and business litigation groups. Trippe has experience in all phases of the construction industry and in a wide variety of commercial litigation, and general litigation matters, including design and construction contracting and dispute resolution across all sectors, including industrial, commercial, public, and residential; public bidding and procurement challenges; and public and private works lien laws. Trippe has experience with administrative law and occupational licensing law, having served as General Counsel for the Louisiana State Licensing...
Robert A. Hawthorne Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 57 years experience
(225) 382-3402 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Bob Hawthorne is of counsel to the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He is one of the founding members of the firm and practices in the estate planning and probate, business and corporate, and real estate groups. Bob represents clients in the finance, acquisition, construction, purchase, refinancing, management, leasing and sale of various types of real estate developments, both commercial and residential, including office buildings, shopping malls, manufacturing facilities, retail centers, industrial facilities, and commercial developments.

Bob advises business and corporate clients with regard to commercial lending transactions, financings, and the structure and formation of corporate entities. He has extensive...
Glenn M. Farnet
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(225) 382-3431 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Environmental and Products Liability
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Matthew C. Meiners
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(225) 382-3416 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Matthew Meiners is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2009 and practices in the business and corporate group. Matthew has experience in the drafting and negotiation of numerous industrial service and purchase agreements. He also has experience representing numerous individuals and small businesses in connection with acquisitions and divestitures of their respective businesses and with formation of new entities, including drafting organizational documents and planning of overall corporate structure.

Matthew earned his B.S. in International Trade and Finance with a minor in Economics from Louisiana State University in 1998. He earned his...
Russel O. Primeaux
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(225) 382-3454 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
University of San Diego
Anna O'Neal
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(225) 930-4772 445 Louisiana Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Energy
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Anna O'Neal is a shareholder with Wiener, Weiss & Madison. She joined the firm in 2017 and practices in the areas of commercial litigation and oil, gas and natural resources. Prior to joining the firm, Anna's practice focused on mineral and property law matters. She also has experience advising on natural gas midstream pipeline issues, political subdivision governance, and zoning and land use matters.
Scott N. Hensgens
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
301 Main Street, Suite 2300
PO Box 3197
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3197
Business and IP
Tulane University School of Law
Scott Hensgens is the managing partner and practices in the Baton Rouge office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. Scott’s principal areas of practice include business and commercial litigation, contract litigation, consumer credit litigation, and trademark and copyright registration and litigation. His experience includes representing individuals, small and large businesses, insurance companies, corporate shareholders, automobile dealerships, and credit reporting agencies.
Phyllis D. Sims
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(225) 389-3717 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Administrative and Tax
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Ben K. Jumonville
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business
Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
Ben Jumonville is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller.
Alan J. Berteau
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(225) 382-3475 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Bankruptcy, Energy and Environmental
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Alan Berteau is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1995 and practices in the legacy and commercial litigation defense groups. He represents clients in complex and class action litigation matters involving damage claims relating to oil and gas exploration and production operations, commercial disputes, chemical exposure claims, and industrial accidents.

Alan has particular experience representing clients in class action and mass tort cases involving, long-term exposure and groundwater or soil contamination, air releases, and in the use of computer technology, including mapping and litigation support software, in the management and prosecution of...
Thomas D. Bourgeois Jr.
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(225) 382-4610 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business and Construction
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Beau Bourgeois is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2016 and practices in the commercial litigation and construction litigation groups. Beau has represented and counseled owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in the industrial and commercial markets and in both the private and public sectors. He has drafted construction contracts for owners, drafted and filed numerous Private Works Act liens, assisted clients with obtaining contractor’s licenses in multiple states, and represented clients in Public Bid Law disputes.

Prior to joining Kean Miller, Beau served as an Issue Editor for the Louisiana Law Review...
Matthew B. Smith
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P. O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Environmental
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Louisiana State University
Matt Smith is an associate in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2013 and practices in the commercial litigation, toxic tort defense, and environmental litigation groups. His work focuses on the representation of oil and gas exploration and production companies, mid-stream companies, and other industry companies in various litigation matters including property damage and contamination, property rights, and commercial and contractual disputes.

Matt has extensive experience guiding clients through claims related to soil contamination, groundwater contamination, air pollution, and the associated regulatory standards. His practice covers a wide range of commercial and litigation issues ranging...
Edward H. Warner
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer
(225) 387-0999 400 Convention St
#700 P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Energy and Real Estate
University of Washington School of Law
Troy J. Charpentier
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(225) 382-3446 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Antitrust, Civil Rights and Energy
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University and Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
Troy Charpentier is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1996 and practices in the litigation group. Troy assists local, regional and national clients in general commercial litigation such as contract claims, lease disputes and landlord/tenant disputes. He represents clients in regulatory matters before the Department of Natural Resources including pipeline permitting and incident response. Troy has extensive experience in pipeline expropriation projects.
Todd A. Rossi
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Baton Rouge, LA Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(225) 382-3434 400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Business, Employment, Estate Planning and Tax
New York University School of Law and Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center
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