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Claudia Carrizales


Claudia Carrizales is an associate in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller. She joined the firm in 2019 and practices in the oil, gas and energy groups, defending major oil and gas companies in a variety of litigation matters, primarily involving allegations relating to environmental contamination caused by oil and gas exploration and production activities.

Representative Experience
  • Representation in legacy lawsuits involving soil, sediment, groundwater, and drinking water impacts related to historic oil and gas operations
  • Representation in oil field legacy cases involving Louisiana Act 312, as well as claims for alleged breaches of mineral leases, surface leases, and the Louisiana Mineral Code
  • Representation in wetlands lawsuits involving land loss and subsidence issues
Education

Claudia earned her B.A. in both English – Literature and Political Science from Louisiana State University in 2014. She earned her J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2017, where she was a member of the Maritime Law Journal and Moot Court staff member. During law school, she interned for Judge Joy Lobrano at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal in New Orleans as well as Judge Patricia Minaldi at the U.S. District Court in Lake Charles.

Admissions
  • Admitted, Louisiana, 2017; United States Court of Appeal. Fifth Circuit; United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
Memberships
  • Louisiana and American Bar Associations