Andrew D. Martin

Shreveport, Louisiana



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Andrew focuses largely on oil and gas litigation, with a wide range of trial court and appellate experience in complex mineral law cases. In these lawsuits, he has primarily represented landowners and independent oil companies. Andrew also has extensive practice in drafting and negotiating mineral leases and reviewing title to ascertain the ownership of mineral rights.

Andrew also has significant litigation experience in non-mineral law matters ranging from contract disputes to real estate actions. Further, he has participated in collection efforts for a variety of creditors, facilitated timber and real estate transactions, and assisted in business formation and dissolution.


  • “What Is the Appropriate Time Period for A Paying Quantities Analysis?”, 8 LSU J. Energy L. & Resources 367 (2020) [reprinted by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Journal at 57 Rocky Mt. Min. L. Fdn. J. 379 (2020)].
  • “Article 206 Liability after Gloria’s Ranch: Rights, Remedies, Revolution,” 6 LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources 377 (2018)
  • “The Haynesville Shale’s Second Act” Shreveport Magazine (Summer 2017)
  • “Mineral Lease Division Revisited – An Old Doctrine with New Applications,” 2 LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources 1 (2013)

Presentations and Seminars:

  • “Recent Developments in Oil and Gas Law,” 67th Mineral Law Institute, September 2020.
  • “Louisiana Revised Statute 30:10 and the Mineral Owner,” National Association of Royalty Owners Annual Convention, May 2019
  • “Disruptive Technologies: Fracking and Liquified Natural Gas,” Journal of Energy Law and Resources Annual Symposium, February 2018

Professional Recognition:

  • Institute for Energy Law, 2nd Leadership Class, 2019

Practice Areas:

  • Oil and Gas or Energy
    • Exploration, Title and Acquisitions
    • Litigation
  • Commercial
    • Commercial Transactions
    • Commercial Lending
    • Litigation
  • Corporate
    • Corporate Transactions
    • Business Formation and Organization
  • Bankruptcy
    • Chapter 11 Reorganization

Bar Admissions:

  • Louisiana (2013)
  • United States District Court – Louisiana Western District (2014)
  • United States Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit (2021)


  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (J.D./D.C.L., 2012)
    • Chancellor’s List
    • CALI Award, Jurisprudence
    • CALI Award, International Criminal Law
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (B.A. Philosophy; English 2008)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • The Harry V. Booth-Judge Henry A. Politz American Inn of Court
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
    • Bankruptcy Law Section
    • Corporate and Business Law Section
    • Mineral Law Section
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Section of Environment, Energy and Resources
  • Center for American and International Law, Institute for Energy Law

Other Associations and Memberships:

  • Knights of Columbus
  • Louisiana Lawyers for Life