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Carson Haddow
Associate, New Orleans
Hancock Whitney Center
701 Poydras Street
Suite 5000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139


Carson’s practice focuses on the upstream oil and gas industry with an emphasis on federal lands and regulation.  He helps clients navigate every stage of the exploration and production process from seismic permitting to negotiating commercial agreements to lease divestiture and decommissioning.  Carson frequently represents clients in disputes before the Interior Board of Land Appeals, including disputes over federal royalties, supplemental bonding, civil penalties, suspensions of operations and production, unitization, and other issues.  Carson also represents clients around the country in federal cases involving claims under the Coastal Zone Management Act, the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Oil Pollution Act, and other statutes relating to energy and the environment.   



  • American Association of Professional Landmen

  • Federal Bar Association

  • Professional Landmen's Association of New Orleans

  • Young Professionals in Energy – New Orleans


  • Boys Hope Girls Hope, New Orleans Chapter


  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center Corporate & Business Law Excellence Award


After Hours

“Whether it’s sailing, hiking or fishing, I like to be outdoors. I am a certified charter boat captain, and I enjoy volunteering at the Boys Hope Girls Hope house in New Orleans.”