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Charles S. McCowan III

Charles S. McCowan III

Kean Miller LLP
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Summary

Trey McCowan is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1989 and practices in the litigation group. Trey represents local, regional and multi-national energy and petrochemical clients in a wide variety of litigation matters. He has specific experience representing clients in litigation involving complex commercial agreements and legacy site litigation in the energy industry. Trey also represents clients with regard to environmental litigation and toxic tort defense. He also advises clients on electronic discovery, e-discovery compliance, electronically stored information (ESI), electronic information management, and retention and destructive policies and procedures.

Trey is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2019 (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation, Natural Resources Law; Oil & Gas Law; Personal Injury Litigation - Defense) and in Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2008-2019. He was named a Baton Rouge Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation for 2013. He is the recipient of the 2009-2010 Sustainable Environment Award from the LSU School of Coast and Environment, Department of Environmental Sciences for his Master's Thesis entitled The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the Louisiana Judicial System.

Trey earned his B.A. from Louisiana State University in 1986. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Tulane University Law School in 1989, and he earned his Masters in Environmental Sciences (Environmental Planning and Management) from the LSU School of Coast and Environment, Department of Environmental Sciences, in 2010.

Education
College of the Coast and Environment
M.S. (2010) | Environmental Sciences
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Tulane University School of Law
J.D. (1989)
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Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge
B.A. (1986)
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Professional Experience
Partner
Kean Miller LLP
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Co-author: A Discussion of Selected Problems Presented by Class Action Mass Tort Litigation - A Defense Perspective, Conference for Trial Lawyers and Judges, Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark College, 1995
Fundamental Fairness, Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013
Louisiana Judicial and Legislative Highlights and Hypothetical Problems, Institute of Property Taxation, 1989
U.S. Fifth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Flood Protection Authority Case Against Oil and Gas Industry Members, Louisiana Law Blog, March 3, 2017
Speaking Engagements
Louisiana Judicial and Legislative Highlights and Hypothetical Problems, Institute of Property Taxation
1989
A Discussion of Selected Problems Presented by Class Action Mass Tort Litigation–A Defense Perspectives, Conference for Trial Lawyers and Judge
1995
A Case for an Independent Administrative Judiciary for Louisiana, Louisiana Association of Administrative Law Judges Annual Meeting
1994
Awards
Best Lawyer
Best Lawyers
Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation, Natural Resources Law; Oil & Gas Law; Personal Injury Litigation - Defense
Louisiana Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2008-2019
Sustainable Environment Award
LSU School of Coast and Environment, Department of Environmental Sciences
2009-2010, for Master's Thesis entitled "The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the Louisiana Judicial System"
Professional Associations
Baton Rouge Bar Association
Current
Activities: Mock Trial Competition Committee
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Louisiana State Bar Association
Current
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American Bar Association
Current
Activities: Litigation and Energy and Environment Sections
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Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court
Current
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Defense Research Institute
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Communications & Internet Law
  • Environmental Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Charles S. McCowan III Website Profile
Website
Kean Miller LLP Website
Blog
Louisiana Law Blog
Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Baton Rouge, Downtown
400 Convention St #700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
USA
Telephone: (225) 382-3433
Fax: (225) 388-9133