September 2017 Legal Update by Thomas Smart and Christopher Peyton / Onebane Law Firm

by: Martha Mills at 10/4/2017 11:51:24 AM | Viewed 276 times.

Click on link below for the September 2017 Louisiana Legal Update

 

BIOGRAPHIES OF AUTHORS

 

Thomas G. Smart received his Bachelor’s of Science from Louisiana State University in 1979. He went on to Louisiana State University Law Center where he earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1982. Tommy is licensed to practice in Louisiana and Texas. He is Vice President of the Mineral Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and a member of the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the Texas Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker at various legal, land and industry seminars, including the Louisiana Mineral Law Institute, and is a guest lecturer for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette PLRM Program.

 

Tommy is a shareholder at the Onebane Law Firm, where he has practiced in its oil and gas section since 1982. He has a general oil and gas transactional practice serving producers and others engaged in onshore and offshore operations, including title examination, the structuring, drafting and negotiation of complex agreements, the acquisition, sale and/or financing of oil and gas properties, due diligence for property acquisition, serving as local counsel for purchase and financing transactions, 3-D seismic permit and license agreement advice, and general advice.

 

Christopher J. Peyton received his Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration studying Economics at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2012.  He went on to the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree and graduate degree in comparative law in 2016.

Christopher joined the Onebane Law Firm in 2016 as a part of the Oil and Gas Division.  He plans to develop a balanced practice including Oil and Gas transactional work as well as litigation.

Christopher grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana and graduated from St. Thomas More Catholic High School.  After high school, he played a season of soccer for Millsaps College before returning to Lafayette to finish his degree.  Christopher loves hunting, fishing, cooking and playing music with his band.  Additionally, he is a leader for the Confirmation Program at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church in Maurice.  He currently lives in Lafayette with his wife, Mary-Ellen.

 

 

 

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