Glen M. Pilié - Adams and Reese LLP

Glen M. Pilié

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 504-585-0260

Glen Pilié joined Adams and Reese in 1984 and has supported development of the firm’s practice in environmental and toxic tort litigation with emphasis on mass torts. Prior to his legal career, he was an environmental/regulatory engineer for a major oil company.


Glen’s career has centered on environmental issues. He is the Team Leader at the firm for all legal representation of a major oil producer and is the coordinator for a major oil company and its docket of NORM litigation. His other significant contributions include:


  • Acting as lead local counsel in a mass toxic tort case for a major oil company. The case went to trial in 1998 for a group of 11 bellwether plaintiffs who were seeking millions of dollars in compensatory damages and punitive damages. After a five-week trial, the jury returned a defense verdict against seven of the plaintiffs and awarded a total of $35,000 to the other four.
  • Serving as common counsel for a group of companies regarding Superfund sites, and representing clients in various EPA or state-led remediation, complex PSD air permitting and waste disposal sites.
  • Working extensively with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and other Alabama agencies on varied permitting and compliance issues for oil and gas companies and a major chemical complex.
  • Currently working as a member of multi-faceted trial team focused on complex litigation related to damage claims resulting from naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) in oil and gas operations.


Glen also serves on the Board of Directors of the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board.


In his free time, he enjoys golf and being with his family.

University of New OrleansMS Loyola University New Orleans College of LawJ.D. University of Southwestern Louisiana
New Orleans Sewerage and Water BoardMid Continent Oil and Gas AssociationLouisiana Society of Professional EngineersAmerican Society of Civil Engineers

Office Location

One Shell Square, Suite 4500
701 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70139
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Environmental