Land Damage and Property Rights

Land Damage and Property RightsLand Damage and Property Rights 

The firm has successfully litigated numerous cases against large oil exploration and production companies for damage to and restoration of Louisiana’s precious wetlands, navigating the shifting litigation and dispute resolution landscape under Louisiana’s Act 312. The firm has also actively been involved in many of the largest environmental cases in the United States, including the Westlake Florida groundwater litigation and the Long Island Sound lobster litigation. The firm’s environmental litigation experience, combined with its experience in commercial litigation matters, has also proved beneficial for a diverse array of clients with claims arising from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill from the BP Macondo Prospect in April 2010.

Representative Cases:


Board of Commissioners of the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority – East, et al. v. Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, LLC, et al.

Sterling Sugars, Inc. v. BP American Production Company, et al.

In Re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig “Deepwater Horizon.”

The Maryland Company, LLC v. ExxonMobil Corporation, et al.

Doré Energy Corporation v. Carter-Langham, Inc., et al.

Marcus Broussard, Jr., et al. v. Martin Operating Partnership, LP, et al.

Black River Real Estate Company, Inc. v. Hunt Oil Company, et al.

Fox, et al. v. Cheminova, Inc., et al.

Kathryn Rink, et al. v. Cheminova, Inc., et al.

Hazelwood Farm, Inc. v. Liberty Oil & Gas, et al.

Clarice Friloux, et al. v. Exxon Corporation and Campbell Wells Corporation

The Sweet Lake Land & Oil Company, et al. v. Union Oil Company of California

Stewart-Stirling One, L.L.C. v. Tricon Global Rests., Inc.