Louis "Louie" Layrisson


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

In the energy industry, he works closely with investors, developers, manufacturers, operators, service companies, transporters, and refiners on a variety of operational issues and disputes across the energy chain. Layrisson regularly provides advice regarding oil and gas and renewables investment and operations across the U.S., including disputes related to the energy supply chain, leases and power agreements, title, royalty obligations, surface disputes, environmental issues, joint ventures and partnerships, midstream agreements, indemnity, insurance coverage and recovery, distressed assets, and restructuring.

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.

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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