Louie Layrisson counsels clients in a broad range of civil matters, and his trial practice includes energy litigation, complex commercial disputes, and products liability litigation. In the energy industry, he works closely with energy investors, operators, and service companies on a variety of operational issues and legal disputes arising from oil and gas exploration and production, transportation, and refining.
Layrisson regularly provides advice regarding shale investment and operations, including disputes related to oil and gas leases, title, royalty obligations, surface disputes, joint operating and development agreements, midstream agreements, indemnity, restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions. He has litigated cases in various state and federal courts, as well as before domestic and international arbitral institutions.
Before joining the firm, Layrisson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jay C. Zainey of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.