- Managing Partner: R Keith Jarrett
- Number of partners: 59
- Number of lawyers: 114
- Languages: English
Liskow & Lewis was established in 1935 when Cullen Liskow and Austin Lewis formed their law partnership. Long recognized for its contribution to the development of Louisiana’s mineral law, the firm has grown and diversified to meet the evolving demands of its clients. Today,with offices in New Orleans, Lafayette and Houston, the firm pursues a wide-ranging litigation and transactional practice. Firm lawyers regularly handle cases of statewide and national interest in both state and federal courts throughout Louisiana and Texas, as well as in other venues and before state and federal administrative agencies.
Main Areas of Practice:
US Supreme Court, US Fifth Circuit, Louisiana and Texas Supreme Courts and appellate courts.
Contact: Joe B Norman Tel: 504 556 4143
Aviation, Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation:
Toxic tort, environmental and worker exposure cases involving personal injury and/or property damage.
Contact: Don K Haycraft Tel: 504 556 4128
Contact: Scott C Seiler Tel: 504 556 4026
Complex Business,Bankruptcy & Utility Litigation:
Business reorganizations under Chapter 11, as well as litigation relating to all aspects of a bankruptcy case.
Contact: Philip K Jones Jr Tel: 504 556 4132
Banking, business transactions, gaming, M&A, real estate, securities, utility regulation.
Contact: Robert S Angelico Tel: 504 556 4112
Complex business/commercial litigation; class actions, multidistrict proceedings, multiparty litigation.
Contact: James A Brown Tel: 504 556 4116
Construction Law & Litigation:
Industrial and maritime construction law and litigation; architects’ and engineers’ liability, disputes, defective construction, mold, insurance coverage.
Contact: R Keith Jarrett Tel: 504 556 4133
Design, operation, and restructuring of employee benefits and executive compensation plans.
Contact: Randye C Snyder Tel: 504 556 4123
Energy & Natural Resources Law:
Clients in domestic production, processing, sale and/or distribution of oil/natural gas, onshore and offshore.
Contact: Jonathan A Hunter Tel: 504 556 4131
Upstream exploration/production to downstream refining/marketing functions.Has represented industry clients in landmark state and federal cases.
Contact: John M Wilson Tel: 504 556 4160
Permitting, regulatory, compliance and transactional matters, as well as environmental litigation. Experience in all areas of federal and state environmental law.
Contact: Robert E Holden Tel: 504 556 4130
Governmental Investigations & White-Collar Defense:
Compliance issues, grand jury/other investigations, criminal trials, qui tam actions, parallel proceedings.
Contact: Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr Tel: 504 556 4088
Labor & Employment:
Human resources issues and labor and employment litigation and claims in federal and state courts, arbitrations and agency proceedings.
Contact: Thomas J McGoey II Tel: 504 299 6101
Maritime, Oilfield & Insurance:
Major oil companies, international corporations, insurance companies, local and river industry entities in maritime law matters.
Contact: David W Leefe Tel: 504 556 4137
Property acquisitions, industrial plants, office buildings, hotels, hospitals, condominiums, residential subdivisions.
Contact: Wm Blake Bennett Tel: 504 556 4133
Federal, state, and local tax planning, financing transactions, tax-free reorganization transactions.
Contact: James C Exnicios Tel: 504 556 4034
Trusts & Estates:Areas of PracticeAppellate Practice
Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation
Complex Business, Bankruptcy & Utility Litigation
Construction Law & Litigation
Energy & Natural Resources Law
Government Investigations & White-Collar Defense
Labor & Employment
Maritime, Oilfield & Insurance
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates
Individual and corporate executors, beneficiaries of successions, trustees and trust beneficiaries in administration of estates and trusts.
Contact: Marguerite L Adams Tel: 504 556 4142