Andrew Brien joined the firm as an associate in 2016. He has represented clients in a wide array of practice areas, including, but not limited to: insurance coverage, banking, finance, bankruptcy and creditor’s rights, commercial litigation, oil and gas, labor and employment, and estate planning. He has represented policyholders in various interpretation and scope of coverage issues for insurance policies. Andrew offers advice for creditors for debt enforcement actions, as well as advice to loan originators for federal regulations. He has focused his litigation practice on events affecting landowners’ rights, expropriation and condemnation claims, and other property related disputes. In addition, Andrew represents employers in wage and hour litigation, and settles contract disputes in the representation of both operators and non-operating working interest owners in the oil and gas industry, in addition to lessees. In addition, he is a licensed Louisiana Property and Casualty Insurance Producer.
Andrew received his Bachelor of Science in Finance in 2013 from Louisiana State University’s E.J. Ourso College of Business. He received his JD from Tulane University Law School in 2016 where he graduated cum laude. During his time at Tulane, he externed for the Honorable John L. Weimer at the Louisiana Supreme Court, was awarded a certificate for successful completion of Tulane’s Admiralty & Maritime Law Program, and worked as a summer law clerk under the firm’s clerkship program.
Andrew was recognized by Best Lawyers in America as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch: Oil and Gas Law. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.