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Attorney at Law

3900 N. Causeway Blvd.
Suite. 1200
Metairie, LA, 70002


LAEligible to practice law197410/08/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
ListedBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalEdward B. Poitevent, a PLC2014 - Present
ShareholderBaker, Donelson, Caldwell, Bearman & Berkowitz, PC2005 - 2014
Senior CounselAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP2004 - 2005
CounselKing & Spalding LP2002 - 2004
PartnerPhelps Dunbar LLP1991 - 2001
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources SectionFormer Council MemberN/A
American Association of Petroleum Landmen Model Form Gas Balancing Agreement CommitteeCo-chairN/A
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and Eastern Mineral Law FoundationFormer TrusteeN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Louisiana Oil and Gas Pipelines: Legal and Regulatory Issues, Half Moon Publications"Hydrocarbon Storage Facilities in Louisiana" and "Recent Caselaw and Regulatory Developments"2009
Petroleum Accounting and Financial Management JournalPost-Production Deductions From Royalty2004
South Texas Law ReviewPost-Production Deductions From Royalty2003
The Law of Federal Oil and Gas LeasesOuter Continental Shelf Leases and Operating Regulations2003
Oil and Gas Law & Taxation Reviewhe Louisiana Mineral Code and the Civil Law Tradition1994
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Tulane UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1971