On Wednesday, March 14, Professor Bruce M. Kramer delivered the 2018 Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law lecture at the LSU Law Center. Professor Kramer’s lecture, The Law of Zoning and Oil and Gas Operations, focused on the recent Louisiana appellate decision, St. Tammany Parish Government v. Welsh.
Professor Kramer is the Thomson Visiting Professor of Law at Colorado University School of Law and the Maddox Professor of Law Emeritus at Texas Tech University School of Law. He received his B.A. in International Relations from UCLA, a J.D. from the UCLA School of Law and an LLM from the University of Illinois College of Law. From 1974 through 2006, Prof. Kramer taught at the Texas Tech Univ. School of Law. From 2006 to the present Prof. Kramer is of counsel to McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore, a Texas-based law firm with offices in Austin and Houston.
He is the co-author with Professor Patrick Martin of Williams & Meyers Oil and Gas Law, The Law of Pooling and Unitization and Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas Law. He is also the author of numerous law review articles on oil and gas law.
The Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law was established through a generous gift from the Liskow & Lewis law firm. The Professorship provides funds for the John P. Laborde Energy Law Center to bring distinguished scholars in energy law and closely related fields to the Law Center on an annual basis.
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