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Ryan P. McAlister


Ryan focuses his practice on oil and gas matters and complex litigation. 

After graduating from Lafayette High School, Ryan attended the United States Military Academy at West Point where he earned his Bachelor of Science.  He then served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Army for over six years, including a year deployment to Iraq. 

During law school, Ryan interned with the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.  He graduated Cum Laude from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2017, receiving his Juris Doctor, Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law, and the Energy Law and Policy Certificate.

He is admitted to practice law in Louisiana and is also an active member of the Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen.


“Good Faith For Interrupting Prescription of Mineral Servitudes” Blog, February 2019*

“Tarrific! Will Force Majeure Let Us Escape Our Contractual Obligations?” Blog, October 2018*

“Take Heed to Avoid Being Cast a Single Business Enterprise” Blog, August 2018*

“Personal or Predial Servitudes and Why It Matters” Blog, June 2018*

“Louisiana Legal Update” Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen, November 2017*

*Published prior to joining Ottinger Hebert, L.L.C.