Louis "Louie" Layrisson


Louie Layrisson


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Louie Layrisson's trial practice includes energy litigation and complex commercial disputes for clients in the oil and gas, renewables, power, manufacturing, and technology sectors. Louie has handled a broad range of litigation across the U.S. and before various arbitral institutions.

In the energy industry, he works closely with investors, developers, manufacturers, operators, service companies, transporters, and refiners on operational issues and disputes across the energy chain. Louie regularly counsels on disputes related to the energy supply chain and force majeure, leases and power agreements, title, royalty obligations, surface disputes, environmental issues, joint ventures and partnerships, midstream agreements, indemnity, insurance coverage and recovery, and distressed assets.

Louie is ranked nationally in oil and gas litigation by Chambers USA, 2020-2021 (Band 1), where he has been described as an "absolutely fantastic" advocate who is "responsive, very sharp, has fantastic instincts and really digs into the details." Thomson Reuters has recognized Louie as a "Texas Super Lawyer" in 2020 and 2021.

Louie is active in the Houston community, serving as the Chair-Elect of the Houston Bar Association's Litigation Section and on the Board of Directors for non-profit organizations including the Wesley Community Center, and the Benjamin Blanchard Memorial Foundation.

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.

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