- Appellate Practice
- Energy Litigation
- Energy and Natural Resources Law
- Business Litigation
|Contact Info||Telephone: (337) 232-7424|
Fax: (337) 267-2399
|University ||Notre Dame Seminary, B.A., 1965; Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain, Belgium, B.A. Th., with honors, 1967|
|Law School||Tulane University, J.D., 1972 Tulane Law Review, Member, Morrison Award for Outstanding Law Review Comment, 1971-1972|
Litigation matters involving oil, gas and property issues are the focus of Mr. Simon's practice. For three decades, he has handled a wide variety of general commercial disputes in federal and state courts throughout Louisiana.
His extensive experience in energy litigation cases covers each of the major substantive areas affecting the oil and gas industry for the past 35 years. He also has broad experience litigating issues involving regulatory rulings and orders of the Department of Conservation.
Mr. Simon's practice emphasizes oil and gas royalty and other mineral lease issues, energy marketing contract disputes and cases involving the processing of natural gas and the contracts affecting these operations. He has additional experience in utility regulation, including in telecommunications regulation. He served as counsel for the Louisiana Public Service Commission in its rate cases for Bell South Corporation and in the implementation of price regulation for the company.
He served in the U.S. Army Reserve for six years, attended the U.S. Army Intelligence School at Ft. Holabird, and prior to his law career received a theology degree from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.
Mr. Simon, who speaks French, is the past president of the American Inn of Court of Acadiana and served in the House of Delegates and on the Board of Governors of the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Board of Directors of the American Judicature Society. Over the years, he has been appointed to numerous key legal committees by the Louisiana Supreme Court. He currently serves on the Executive Committee and as Senior Vice-Chair of the Institute of Energy Law.
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