Blake Hudson is a Professor of Law holding a joint appointment with the LSU School of the Coast and Environment. He is also Interim Director of the John P. Laborde Energy Law Center. Professor Hudson’s course offerings include Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Energy Law & Regulation and related coursework.

Keith B. Hall is an Associate Professor of Law and the Director of the Mineral Law Institute. His course offerings include Mineral Rights, Advanced Mineral Law, International Petroleum Transactions, and an Energy Law Seminar that focuses on environmental issues relating to oil and gas activity.

Patrick S. Ottinger, an LSU Law alumnus and long-time adjunct faculty member, will continue teaching Mineral Rights and an Oil and Gas Seminar as an adjunct.

Patrick H. Martin, Professor Emeritus of Law, retired from the LSU Law Faculty in May 2011. Professor Martin is one of the nation’s leading authorities on mineral law and taught the course in Mineral Rights for many years while he was an active member of the LSU Law faculty. Under the authority of a recent legislative enactment, we anticipate that Professor Martin will return to LSU Law as an adjunct member of the Energy Law Center faculty and that he will offer a seminar in mineral rights or oil and gas law.

Ed Richards is a professor of law offering courses in Administrative Law and Climate Change Law.

John Costonis is a professor of law and former chancellor of the Law Center offering courses in Selected Issues in Gulf Oil & Gas Development and Legal Aspects of Coastal Areas.