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Chambers USA Ranks Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea in 2018

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea has been recognized as a leading law firm in Louisiana in the 2018 reference guide, Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  The firm was named to Band 3 as a leading law firm in the practice area of Energy & Natural Resources: Oil and Gas. Chambers' Research finds that Bradley Murchison is a "respected oil and gas practice with a strong bench of litigators, whose experience includes legacy claims, exploration matters, drilling contract disputes and pipeline construction issues. Also noted for its transactional and regulatory practice, advising on matters such as right of way acquisitions and asset purchase agreements. Notable strength advising on the development of natural gas resources in northwestern Louisiana."

Chambers USA also mentioned founding member Joseph L. Shea, Jr., a "highly experienced oil and gas practitioner, with strengths in operational matters, joint ventures, commercial agreements and wider transactional work. He also represents clients in energy litigation, including contract disputes and environmental matters".

Bradley Murchison partners were ranked individually as leaders in their field:

  • Joseph L. Shea, Jr. - Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas, Louisiana, Band 2
  • Jerry N. Jones  - Environment, Louisiana, Band 3

Chambers USA research is conducted based upon the strengths and reputations of U.S. attorneys.  The methodology has been approved by the British Market Research Bureau, which audits the research annually.  For more information, go to




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