Professor Frédéric G. Sourgens will present this year’s “Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou” lecture series. The lecture will take place at the LSU Law Center at 5:00 p.m. on Sept. 5 in the Robinson Courtroom. Parking is available at The Garage at Union Square; located on East Campus Drive (behind Barnes & Noble Bookstore).
Prof. Sourgens is a Professor of Law at Washburn University School of Law and serves as the Director of their Oil and Gas Law Center. He is a globally recognized authority on the intersection between international energy law, international dispute resolution, and the transnational law of globalization. In addition to his numerous publications, he serves as Editor in Chief of InvestmentClaims (Oxford University Press) and is on the Advisory Board of the American Review of International Arbitration published by Columbia Law School. Prior to joining Washburn, Prof. Sourgens was an associate in Milbank LLP’s Washington, D.C. office and an associate in Norton Rose Fulbright LLP’s Houston office. He served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center and recipient of its Council of Barristers Inaugural Alternative Dispute Resolution Award for Coaching Excellence. Professor Sourgens is a graduate of the United World College of the Adriatic, Duino, Italy. He holds a candidatus magisterii degree in Latin and Philosophy from the University of Oslo (Norway), and a Master of Arts in Political Philosophy (The Idea of Toleration) from the University of York (UK). He received his J.D. cum laude from Tulane University Law School.