Louis B. Lanoux

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Louis B. Lanoux, AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has practiced with Watkins & Eager since he was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1989. Following his graduation from Louisiana State University with a degree in Petroleum Engineering, Louis worked for two years in secondary oil and gas recovery services for Halliburton. Louis has represented clients before practically every level of state and federal court in Mississippi, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, bankruptcy courts in Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida, the Mississippi Oil and Gas Board, the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 

Cases

  • Beverly Enterprises, Inc. v. Reed, 961 So. 2d 40 (Miss. 2007)
  • Estate of Finley ex. Rel. Jordan v. Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services, Inc., 933 So. 2d 1026 (Miss. App. 2006)
  • Lexington Ins. Co. v. Buckley, 925 So. 2d 859 (Miss. App. 2005)
  • James E. Parker, et. al. v. Livingston, et. al., 817 So. 2d 554 (Miss. 2002)

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1984
Email: llanoux@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas
Appellate Advocacy
Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Commercial Litigation
Construction Litigation
Environmental
Insurance
Insurance Litigation
Mass Tort and Repetitive Exposure
Oil and Gas
Oil and Gas Litigation
Tort and General Litigation
Toxic Tort and Chemical and Environmental Exposure
Education

Bachelor's Degree: Petroleum Engineering, Louisiana State University, 1984
Juris Doctor: Mississippi College School of Law, 1989

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Honors

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mississippi College Law Review, Editor-in-Chief (1988-1989)

Publications

  • Speaker/Author, Agent Misrepresentation, Mississippi Insurance Law Seminar (July 1999)
  • Note, Constitutional Law-Indiana's Third Generation Takeover Statute-CTS Corp v. Dynamics Corp. of America,  Mississippi College Law Review (Spring 1988)

Professional And Community Involvement

  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Bar Association of The Fifth Federal Circuit
  • Mississippi Oil & Gas Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Coastal Conservation Association
  • St. Luke's Methodist Church, Jackson, MS

Reported Decisions

  • Beverly Enterprises, Inc. v. Reed, 961 So.2d 40 (Miss. 2007)
  • Estate of Finley ex rel. Jordan v. Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services, Inc., 933 So.2d 1026 (Miss. App. 2006)
  • Lexington Ins. Co. v. Buckley, 925 So.2d 859 (Miss. App. 2005)
  • James E. Parker, et. al. v. Livingston, et. al., 817 So.2d 554 (Miss. 2002)