James E. Lapeze: Lawyer with Liskow & Lewis A Professional Law Corporation

James E. Lapeze

Phone(504) 556-4187

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Practice Areas

  • Energy and Natural Resources Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Energy Litigation
 
Contact InfoTelephone: (504) 556-4187
Fax: (504) 556-4108
http://www.liskow.com
 
University Louisiana Tech University, B.S., 1998; Order of the Coif
 
Law SchoolPaul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., 2001; Louisiana Law Review, Senior Editor, 2000-2001
 
Admitted2001, Texas; 2003, Louisiana
 
Born1973
 
Biography

Mr. Lapeze is a member of the firm's oil and gas practice group. His practice focuses mainly on representing companies on a wide variety of oil and gas matters. Mr. Lapeze has handled litigation matters in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration and before a number of state regulatory agencies. These matters arise primarily from upstream oil and gas operations, including development and royalty demands on operators, expropriation actions, and land ownership disputes. Mr. Lapeze has extensive experience in handling a variety of environmental and land damage claims, including environmental claims relating to oilfield operations, underground storage tanks, and NORM.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Lapeze provides advice and representation to clients on drafting and interpreting oil and gas agreements, payment of royalties, lease maintenance, lease development, assignment of lease interests, and obligations of operators and mineral rights owners.

Mr. Lapeze is licensed in both Louisiana and Texas. Prior to joining Liskow & Lewis, Mr. Lapeze practiced with a large firm in Houston, Texas. He earned his law degree from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and served as senior editor on the Louisiana Law Review.

Honors & Affiliations

Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business - Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas; Environment: Litigation, 2013-2014

•Louisiana State, Texas State, American and New Orleans Bar Association - Member

Publications

•Provisions of Newly Promulgated Act 312 Relating to Oil Field Legacy Sites

•In the Matter of Gandy: Enforcing Arbitration Clauses in Bankruptcy Proceedings, The Houston Lawyer, November 2002, Vol. 40, No. 3

•Comment, Implications of Amending Civil Code Article 2315 on Toxic Torts in Louisiana, 60 La. L.Rev. 833 (2000)

 
ISLN915878800
 
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Office Information

James E. Lapeze

701 Poydras Street, Suite 5000
New OrleansLA 70139




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