Michael C. Wynne


Michael C. Wynne attended the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, graduating magna cum laude with a Juris Doctorate degree and Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law in May of 2014. While at LSU Law, Mike earned the Chancellor’s Scholarship, the CALI Award in Advanced Mineral Law, and was a Top 10 Best Oralist in the 2012 Tullis Moot Court Competition. During this time, Mike also served as a graduate editor for the Journal of Civil Law Studies.

Prior to attending law school, Mike attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction in Political Science, graduating cum laude in May of 2011.

Mike focuses his practice primarily on commercial and general litigation matters, including oil and gas and environmental disputes. Mike particularly enjoys contributing to the firm's efforts, on behalf of its clients, in Louisiana's appellate courts.

Mike was recently named by Super Lawyers to its Louisiana Rising Star list (2018).

Mike is admitted to practice in all Louisiana State courts and the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

Mike is a member of various associations, including the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the Lafayette Association of Petroleum Landmen.

Publications & Presentations:

Presenter and author of The Professional Lawyer: Employing Civility and Professionalism in the Practice of Law (2017 Recent Developments in Legislation & Jurisprudence CLE Seminar).

Author of Acquiring and Exercising Mineral Rights over Lands and Servitudes Held in Indivision (October 2015 Legal Update for the Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen).

Author of Back to Basics: Distinguishing Real and Personal Rights in Wagoner v. Chevron USA Incorporated II (Wagoner v. Chevron II, 6 J. Civ. L. Stud. 2013).