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William R. Huguet

William R. Huguet

  • Business Law, Real Estate Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Louisiana, Texas
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Summary

Will Huguet is a partner in the Shreveport office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2014 and practices in the oil and gas and energy litigation groups. Will has more than fifteen years of experience assisting energy companies in the exploration and production of minerals, including sales and acquisitions, lease and contract rights, title, due diligence, regulatory compliance, dispute resolution, and litigation, and in representing landowners and companies in selling and purchasing property and managing their mineral and royalty interests.

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.

Will is listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers as a Rising Star 2013-2016.

Education
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J.D. (2001)
Millsaps College
B.B.A. (1997)
Professional Experience
Partner
Kean Miller LLP
- Current
Partner
Downer, Huguet & Wilhite L.L.C.
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Lawclerk
Honorable Donald E. Walter
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Landman
Angelle & Donohue Oil & Gas Properties
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Publications
Articles & Publications
A Brief Examination of "Mineral Acre" and "Royalty Acre" in Louisiana, Louisiana Law Blog, June 1, 2016
A Primer on Usufructs of Minerals, The Register – ALTAPL, September 2007
Bill would cut taxes for fossil fuel producers reviving dormant wells, New Orleans CityBusiness, May 23, 2017
Buying and Selling Minerals and the New Sale of Mineral Rights by Solicitation Act, Biz Magazine Shreveport, October 12, 2017
Legal Update: Notice of Mineral Lease Reauthorized, The Register – ALTAPL, October 2007
Three Title Pitfalls Examined, The Register – ALTAPL, 2007
Speaking Engagements
Notes and Lessons for Landmen from Recent Louisiana Jurisprudence, Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen Annual Seminar, January 2015
Staying on Track - Railroad Title and Ownership Issues in Louisiana, Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen, February 17, 2018
Undeterminable Payees in the Oil and Gas Industry: Suspense Accounts, Concursus and Escheat Law, Ark-La-Tex COPAS Society, February 26, 2019
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2013-2016
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association
Current
Shreveport Bar Association
Current
Texas State Bar Association
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
Texas
5th Circuit
United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
Languages
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
William R. Huguet's Website Profile
Website
Kean Miller LLP Website
Blog
Louisiana Law Blog
Blog
Texas Law Blog
Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Shreveport
333 Texas St
#450
Shreveport, LA 71101
USA
Telephone: (318) 562-2661
Fax: (318) 562-2751