Laura Springer Brown is an energy and environmental litigation attorney, with emphasis on high-stakes “legacy” and coastal land loss litigation. Laura defends oil and gas clients—from small midstream entities to the largest E&P companies in the world—in both state and federal court and in state regulatory proceedings.
In addition to her environmental practice, Laura enjoys diversifying her work with a variety of general litigation, appellate, and pro bono matters. She has written and presented on the nationally significant topic of Louisiana’s coastal litigation at conferences and CLEs in Louisiana and Texas.
- Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D./D.C.L., summa cum laude, 2012;
- Louisiana State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2009;
Bar Admissions : Louisiana, 2012
- Laura is a member of the Women’s Energy Network – South Louisiana Chapter, where she serves on the Board. As the Community Initiatives Chair, Laura implements mentoring events for women in the energy industry and organizes WEN’s participation in volunteer events to promote STEM education in primary schools.
- Laura is a member of the Young Energy Professionals division of the Institute for Energy Law, where her involvement has included speaking at the First National Young Energy Professionals’ Law Conference.
- Served on Louisiana State Law Institute committee that drafted legislation involving sales of mineral rights
- Laura is a parishioner of Christ Church Cathedral and a member of its Vestry, where she currently serves as Secretary.
- As a member of the New Orleans Film Society, Laura has worked as a screener for the New Orleans Film Festival in the categories of animated shorts or narrative shorts since 2016.
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