Kean Miller Welcomes Will Huguet - Shreveport Office Adds Oil & Gas Talent, Grows to Eight Attorneys

Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that William R. Huguet has joined the firm as a partner in the Shreveport office.  Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner with Downer, Huguet & Wilhite, LLC in Shreveport.  Will concentrates his practice in all manner of oil and gas matters.    He represents energy companies in transactional and operational matters, including all phases of oil and gas title, purchase and sale agreements, due diligence, landowner disputes, surface use related agreements, and legal compliance.  “We are excited to welcome Will as a partner in our law firm.  His background in oil and gas law coupled with our firm’s history in the energy sector in Louisiana is a perfect match.  Will has the experience and oil and gas acumen to help our clients thrive in this vital industry sector,” said Blane Clark, managing partner of the 153 attorney law firm.  

About Will Huguet
Will has more than a decade of experience assisting production companies in the exploration and production of minerals, including sales and acquisitions, lease and contract rights, regulatory compliance, dispute resolution, and litigation, and representing landowners in managing their mineral rights, including leasing, surface use management, title disputes, trespass, mineral and royalty purchases, financing, and contracts.  Will earned his B.B.A., cum laude, from Millsaps College in 1997.  He earned his J.D. from the LSU Law Center in 2001, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review.  Prior to law school, Will was a professional landman in Lafayette, Louisiana.  After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Donald E. Walter of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

About Kean Miller
Kean Miller was formed in 1983, based on a foundation of mutual respect among attorneys, meaningful collaboration with clients, and a commitment to serve the communities in which we work and live. Thirty-one years later, this fundamental philosophy is stronger than ever - from the people and companies we represent, to the people we employ, from the charitable organizations we serve, to the civic causes we support.  With more than 150 attorneys in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Shreveport, and Lake Charles, Kean Miller is one of the largest full-service law firms in Louisiana. The firm serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the Bayou State. We have particular dedication to serving Fortune 500 companies with significant operations in the South, providing them with legal resources focused on growth. From the courtroom to the boardroom, our people provide creative solutions, unique strategies, and unparalleled value that allow our clients to perform at the highest level.

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