Liskow has decades of experience in dealing with pipelines in all respects, including acquisition of easements (servitudes in Louisiana) from landowners, condemnation (expropriation in Louisiana) of rights needed for pipelines, and state and local regulatory aspects of constructing, owning, operating, and abandoning pipelines. That experience means that Liskow has institutional knowledge and history with many of the largest landowners and can assist pipeline systems in negotiations and drafting of agreements to avoid litigation if possible. Liskow also has credibility with state and local regulatory bodies and can provide assistance in assuring there are no impediments to completing its clients’ projects. Liskow’s attorneys understand that in these projects, timing matters; Liskow’s team is known for its prompt and on-point responses to inquiries its clients need for closing deals for property acquisitions or assuring regulatory compliance.
If matters go to litigation, Liskow has a team of top-notch, acclaimed professionals with the knowledge and experience necessary to assure rights are acquired in the most expeditious, cost-effective way allowed by law. Liskow’s lawyers have been involved in high-profile, precedent-setting cases, and Liskow can bring that experience to assist its clients. Liskow’s knowledge has long involved acquisition of rights and regulatory assistance for oil, gas, and liquid hydrocarbon pipelines. Liskow is now on the cutting edge of similar acquisitions and regulatory assistance for other types of pipelines including pipelines used for carbon capture products and can bring that same expertise, and that same timely responsiveness, to those matters.