Amy Allums Lee - Johnson Gray McNamara, LLC

Amy Allums Lee

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 337-412-6003

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants since 2012 and Environmental Litigation since 2010

Practice Concentration & Experience Summary:
Ms. Lee has a variety of trial, pre-trial, mediation, and appellate experience in the fields of energy and environmental law. Her practice includes legacy lawsuits, contract and property disputes, tax and royalty claims, lien claims, class actions, and regulatory matters with the Louisiana Office of Conservation. The greater part of her experience entails multi-party and multi-faceted litigation, often involving mineral and surface lease issues and site remediation.

Other Professional Experience:
Attorney, Liskow & Lewis (2002 - 2005)

Law Clerk to the Honorable Catherine D. Kimball, Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court (2001 - 2002)

Assistant editor of the Louisiana Civil Code and the Louisiana Civil Law Treatise vols. 2-4 (1999 – 2001)

Year Admitted to Practice:
2001

Education: 
Louisiana State University (B.A., cum laude, 1996)

Tulane University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2001)

Law School Honors: 
Order of the Coif

Tulane Law Review (Member and Articles Editor 2000 - 2001)

Trial Advocacy Award

Civil Law Certificate

Research assistant to Professor A.N. Yiannopoulos

Professional, Business & Civic Affiliations: 
American Inn of Court of Acadiana – Executive Committee member since 2010, President 2014-2015

Louisiana State Law Institute (Respite Committee 2014, Utility Servitudes Committee 2013, Counterletter Committee 2008 - 2009, Tulane Law School representative 2003 - 2004)

Leadership Seminars of America, Inc. – Board of Directors (parent organization of LYS: Louisiana Youth Seminar)

Lafayette Parish Bar Association

Louisiana Bar Association

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Articles & Speeches: 
Gray, Patrick W. and Amy A. Lee, Current Issues on Joint Operating Agreements, 55th Mineral Law Institute, 2008

McNamara, Thomas M., Patrick W. Gray, and Amy E. Allums,Current Issues in the Scope of the Obligation to Restore Property After Oil & Gas Operations, 56 Center for American and International Law, Institute on Oil and Gas Law, pub. 640 (2005)

Allums, Amy E., Prytania Park Hotel, Ltd. v. General Star Indemnity Co.: How a Small Hotel Made a Big Difference in the Component Part Concept, 74 Tul. L. Rev. 1543 (2000)

Presentation to the Lafayette Parish Bench Bar Conference: "Writ Applications to the Louisiana Supreme Court" (2003)

Guest lecturer, LSU Law School litigation skills class (2006 – 2010)

Bar Admissions: 
Louisiana

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical CollegeBA 1996Tulane UniversityJ.D. 2001

Client Comments

"Smart, focused, and fearless."

Office Location

200 West Congress Street, Suite 900
P.O. Box 51165
Lafayette, LA 70505
United States


Practice Areas

Litigation - Environmental
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants