Linton L. Morgan: Lawyer with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.

Linton L. Morgan


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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Energy & Mineral
University Tulane University, B.A. in Economics, 1957
Law SchoolTulane Law School, J.D., 1965 Order of Coif, Member Board of Editors of Tulane Law Review, ODK
Admitted1965, Louisiana; 5th and 11th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal; Supreme Court of the United States
BornNew Orleans, Louisiana, May 4, 1935

L. Linton Morgan, a partner in the Covington office, has been rated as an AV attorney since 1968. He practices primarily in the areas of oil and gas litigation concerning leases, operating agreements, conveyances of oil and gas interests, gas purchase contracts and other matters for areas onshore and in state and federal waters.


Professor, Tulane Law School: 1975-1986: Oil and Gas Law 1986 - 2007: Advanced Oil & Gas Law

Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. 1999- present

Special counsel to Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre L.L.P. , 1991-1993

Morgan & Williams, Ltd. 1983-1999

Liskow & Lewis, New Orleans - As associate 1965: partner 1968-1983

Honors and Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated.

Reported CasesRepresentative Matter; Represented the State of Florida in litigation regarding offshore oil and gas leases. Appointed Special Assistant Attorney General and lead counsel for the State of Alabama in litigation against the Minerals Management Service and U.S. Department of Interior for drainage of common federal/state reservoir. Appointed Special Attorney General to represent the Department of Natural Resources and State Mineral Board of the State of Louisiana in collection of royalties. Counsel to the Commissioner of Conservation of the State of Louisiana on selected issues. Counsel to Department of Natural Resources of the State of Louisiana on coastal restoration projects. Lead counsel for all banks financing the Louisiana World's Fair. Lead counsel for Burmah Oil Company in construction of transshipment facility for oil and LNG in the Bahamas. Counsel for Ashland Oil, Inc. in various matters in Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. Lead Counsel in major financing transactions by Manufacturers Hanover, Chase Manhattan, Chemical Bank, Wells Fargo, First NBC and First National Bank of Mobile.

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Office Information

Linton L. Morgan

506 East Rutland Street
CovingtonLA 70433


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