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Brittan J. "Britt" Bush
Associate, Lafayette
822 Harding Street
P.O. Box 52008
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503


Britt Bush is an energy litigator focusing on royalty litigation, disputes between working interest owners, disputes between mineral lessees and landowners, and legacy litigation.



  • Institute for Energy Law – Young Energy Professionals
  • Lafayette Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers "One to Watch", 2021
  • Acadiana Profile "Top Lawyer" in Natural Resources Law, 2020
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2018-2020

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  • "Louisiana Oil & Gas Litigation Update," Liskow & Lewis Energy Law Seminar, January 25, 2018, Houston, Texas

  •  "Dealing With the Demand - An Overview of Louisiana Oil & Gas Demands and Best Practices," Oct 7, 2017, 2017 Landman's Big Adventure

  • "Punitive Damages in Cases Where the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 Applies and Miscellaneous Other Maritime Punitive Damages Issues," 10th Judge Alvin B. Rubin Conference on Maritime Personal Injury Law, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, 2012, Co-Presenter


The Energy Law Blog 

Law Review Articles

  • The Overlooked Function of Punitive Damages, 44 Rut. L. J. 161 (2014).

  • Redefining Environmental Refugees, 27 Geo. Immigr. L. J. 553 (2013).

  • A New Regionalist Perspective on Land Use and the Environment, 56 How. L. J. 207 (2012).

  • Crafting an Asbestos Scheduled Compensation Solution for Louisiana and the Nation, 72 La. L. Rev. 757 (2012).

  • Displacement and Preemption: The OPA’s Effect on General Maritime Law and State Law Punitive Damages Claims, 42 Cumb. L. Rev. 1 (2012) (co-authored).

  • The Answer Lies in Admiralty: Justifying Oil Spill Punitive Damages Recovery Through Admiralty Law, 41 Envtl. L. 1255 (2011).

  • Addressing the Regulatory Collapse Behind the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Implementing a “Best Available Technology” Regulatory Regime for Deepwater Oil Exploration Safety and Cleanup Technology, 26 J. Envtl. L. & Litig. 535 (2011).