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Michael C. Wynne

Michael C. Wynne attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, graduating magna cum laude with a Juris Doctorate degree and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law in May of 2014. While at LSU Law, he earned the Chancellor’s Scholarship, the CALI Award in Advanced Mineral Law, and was a Top 10 Best Oralist in the 2012 Tullis Moot Court Competition. During this time, he also served as a graduate editor for the Journal of Civil Law Studies.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Wynne attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Political Science, graduating cum laude in May of 2011.

Mr. Wynne focuses his practice primarily on commercial and general litigation matters, including oil and gas and environmental disputes. He particularly enjoys contributing to the firm’s efforts, on behalf of its clients, in Louisiana’s appellate courts.

Mr. Wynne was recently named by Super Lawyers to its Louisiana Rising Star list (2018).

He is admitted to practice in all Louisiana State courts and the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

Mr. Wynne is a member of various associations, including the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the Lafayette Association of Petroleum Landmen.


Presentations

Presenter and author of Louisiana Case Law Update & Regulatory Overview (National Association of Royalty Owners, Basics & Beyond Seminar, Louisiana Chapter, April 2018).

Presenter and author The Professional Lawyer: The Practice of Civility and Professionalism (Duhe’ Inns of Court, March 2018).

Presenter and author of The Professional Lawyer: Employing Civility and Professionalism in the Practice of Law (2017 Recent Developments in Legislation & Jurisprudence CLE Seminar).

Publications

Author of Acquiring and Exercising Mineral Rights over Lands and Servitudes Held in Indivision, (October 2015 Legal Update for the Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen).

Author of Back to Basics: Distinguishing Real and Personal Rights in Wagoner v. Chevron USA Incorporated II (Wagoner v. Chevron II, 6 J. Civ. L. Stud. 2013).