Firm Profile

Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan LLC

Headquarters

201 Saint Charles Avenue, 40th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170-4000
United States
(504) 582.1111

Firm Details

In 1970, three extraordinary lawyers decided to combine their vision of building a different kind of law firm. Jack Gordon and Blake Arata had practiced together for a number of years with the firm concentrating in oil and gas law. John McCollam had developed an outstanding reputation with another firm in the areas of commercial litigation, transactions and oil and gas law. Each has his own unique energy industry experience and personality. But from the start, all three men believed that a small firm of highly talented and personable lawyers could deliver excellent legal services, even in the most complex matters, efficiently and with a human face. They sought colleagues who wanted to work hard, to be fresh and aggressive - to stand out.

Today their firm, Gordon Arata McCollam Duplantis & Eagan, LLC has attorneys in one Texas and three Louisiana offices. We are committed to achieving the best possible results for our clients, whether we're in the courtroom or at the bargaining table. We thoroughly understand business and industry and are skilled problem solvers for our clients. We do serious work but don't take ourselves too seriously, making it easy for our clients to work with us.

Every law firm has a personality, a blend of the personalities of the attorneys and staff who work there. Gordon Arata's personality is distinct, because we consciously seek out people who, in addition to being bright, are creative, down-to-earth, and enjoy the challenge of practicing law. We know that working with a lawyer is not something most people look forward to. So we know it's our job to create an environment where you will want to work with us - and you'll like who you work with at Gordon Arata.

When you work with a Gordon Arata attorney, you'll find that we put your calendar ahead of our own, that we anticipate your opportunities and challenges and that we do the worrying for you. You'll also find yourself enjoying meetings and social events that are more like get-togethers of friends. We're proud of our firm culture. We think it sets us apart from the competition - and that it promotes better, more personal and more responsive services for our clients.

Opposing counsel never make the mistake of taking us lightly. In meeting the needs of our clients in the energy, healthcare, construction, utility, insurance, manufacturing and many other industries, our lawyers understand both the talk and the walk. Because we deal with all parties at the bargaining table, in the hearing room and at trial, we have the breadth of knowledge to craft the right solutions for any transactional, regulatory or litigation need.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Union
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Office Locations

United States

United States

Louisiana

Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA

One American Place, Suite 1600

301 Main Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70801-1916

United States

(225) 381.9643

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Lafayette, LA

400 East Kaliste Saloom Road, Suite 4200

Lafayette, LA 70508-8517

United States

(337) 237.0132

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New Orleans, LA

201 Saint Charles Avenue, 40th Floor

New Orleans, LA 70170-4000

United States

(504) 582.1111

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Texas

Texas

Houston, TX

1980 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1800

Houston, TX 77056

United States

(713) 333.5500

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