Matthew D. "Matt" Simone
Shareholder, New Orleans
One Shell Square
701 Poydras Street
Suite 5000
New Orleans, Louisiana 70139


Matt Simone is an oil & gas litigator with extensive experience in midstream expropriation, right-of-way/servitude, and regulatory matters. He regularly assists operators with contractual and leasing issues, including royalty and property disputes.  Matt also handles environmental matters for industry clients—including contamination and personal injury class actions—in both state and federal court. 



  • Federal, Louisiana, and New Orleans Bar Associations

  • New Orleans Bar Association - Member; Young Lawyers Section Executive Board, 2010–2013

  • American Bar Association – Circuit Editor for the Appellate Practice Section of Litigation 2011-2012


  • Louisiana Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2016-2017


After Hours

“I enjoy hanging out with my kids and wife, and even though most of my hobbies are family-centered, I wouldn’t change it. When time allows, I enjoy all things outdoor.”