Representing a wide variety of marine and energy concerns, MAHTOOK & LAFLEUR has extensive experience in all aspects of admiralty and maritime law. The firm represents numerous oilfield and marine contractors, including offshore drillers, diving contractors, anchor handlers, marine support vessels, operators and other service companies in the Gulf of Mexico. 

The firm handles the defense of personal injury, death and property damage claims, as it relates to aviation accidents, diving contractors, Jones Act seamen claims, general maritime law claims, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, Louisiana Workers' Compensation Act, inland waterway activities and almost all “blue water” offshore activities: derrick barge activities, platform production and drilling activities.

Maritime attorneys at MAHTOOK & LAFLEUR regularly represent clients in state and federal courts throughout Louisiana and Texas, including extensive work experience in mediations and arbitrations.  With offices in both Texas and Louisiana, the firm is able to provide services throughout the oil and gas areas of the region.  In addition, over one half of the attorneys in the firm are both Louisiana and Texas barred and ready to practice law in either state in both federal and state jurisdictions.


Co-Chair of the Cypremont Point Maritime Law Seminar, 1997 - 2002

Charles Mouton


Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and Defense Research Institute

Kay Theunissen