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Michael H. Ishee
Associate, Lafayette
822 Harding Street
P.O. Box 52008
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503


Michael Ishee maintains an energy and business litigation practice.  Michael has experience in both state and federal courts, as well as mediating and arbitrating disputes.  He handles disputes for oil and gas companies involving mineral royalties, joint operating agreements, gas marketing practices, well costs, oil and gas accounting, unleased mineral interests, and property damage.  Michael also represents oil and gas companies in “legacy suits” that involve claims of oilfield contamination allegedly caused by historic oil and gas exploration and production activities.

In business litigation, Michael represents clients in cases involving allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and other issues arising out of corporate organization and management.  Michael also handles disputes involving trusts, estates, and successions.  


The Foundation For Natural Resources and Energy Law, Member


  • Best Lawyers "One to Watch", 2022
  • Louisiana Super Lawyers "Rising Star", 2022


  •  "Houston Bar Association's Energy Law Section Council," April 25, 2022
  • "A Review of the Proposed Amendment to Louisiana Revised Statutes 30:10," Liskow & Lewis Energy Webinar Series, March 9, 2022
  • "Louisiana Oil & Gas Update," Liskow & Lewis Energy Law Seminar, October 28, 2021

After Hours

“I enjoy exercising on a daily basis, which includes activities such as running, biking, and weightlifting, and as an LSU alumnus, I like following LSU athletics.  When I have an opportunity to get away for a vacation, I enjoy snow skiing and spending time on a beach.”