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 energy, manufacturing, and technology in various states and before domestic and international arbitral institutions.

In the energy industry, he works closely with investors, manufacturers, operators, service companies, transporters, and refiners on a variety of operational issues and disputes across the energy chain. Layrisson regularly provides advice regarding shale investment and operations across the U.S., including disputes related to oil and gas leases, 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 (Band 1), where he is described as an "absolutely fantastic" advocate. Thomson Reuters has recognized Louie as a "Texas Super Lawyer" in 2020 and as a "Texas Super Lawyer-Rising Star" in energy and natural resources law from 2015-2019.

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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