Areas of Practice
Practice-Specific Experience
  • Tulane University Law School, S.J.D., 1990
  • The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., 1974, with highest honors
  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 1970; Member, Loyola Law Review
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1968; President, Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia, 2008
  • Louisiana, 1970
  • Texas, 2007
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1983
  • 5th Cir., 1970
  • E.D. La., 1970
  • M.D. La., 1980
  • W.D. La., 1980
  • Cl. Ct., 1970
  • Louisiana Supreme Court, 1970
Stanley Millan
Special Counsel
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8328 tel
504.589.8328 fax

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Environmental & Toxic Torts Practice

Stan Millan is a member of the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group, and he divides his practice between transactional and litigation work. His practice consists of environmental law, administrative law, green and government contracts law. He is LEED® AP-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council.

Mr. Millan's practice extends to the entire panoply of air, water, and waste regulation, including compliance counseling and defense before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), and courts. His practice also includes endangered species and wetland regulation, dealing with the EPA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the LDEQ, the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR), and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. His government contracts work includes small business issues, bid protests, contract dispute claims, and negotiations of equitable adjustments.

Mr. Millan teaches environmental law classes, including pollution law and coastal law seminars that cover the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), wetlands, the Oil Pollution Act (OPA), the Endangered Species Act, and Coastal Zone Management, as an adjunct professor at both the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and Tulane University Law School. He is also the primary author of Louisiana Environmental Compliance Louisiana Practice Series—the only annually published treatise dedicated solely to Louisiana environmental law issues, and he is the only practicing Doctor of Juridical Scientist (environmental law) in Louisiana.

Mr. Millan's government contract practice involves the U.S. Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, NASA, MARAD, and representation of both service contractors and GOCO facility contractors. His practice includes proposal preparations advice, bid protests, and Contract Disputes Act claims. He is a Notary Public, State of Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, and has practiced law for more than 30 years.


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the area of Environmental Law (listed annually since 2013)
  • LEED® AP-Certified and LEED AP BD+C Certified, U.S. Green Building Council
  • He is an adjunct professor of law at Tulane Law School and Loyola College of Law in government contracts and environmental law



  • Jefferson Parish Bar Association presenter at 31st Annual CLE by the Sea on "Three Critical Environmental Concerns for the General Practitioner", April 13, 2018
  • Strafford Webinar presenter on, "Government Liability for CERCLA Response Costs and/or Natural Resource Damages on Public Lands", November 14, 2017
  • Business Law Reports Podcast presenter for "EHS on Tap," on TSCA: The New Age of Chemical Reform, July 2016
  • Business Law Reports Podcast presenter for "EHS on Tap," on Wading through the WOTUS Waters, June 2016
  • Business Law Reports Podcast presenter for "EHS on Tap," on What Hawkes Means for Wetlands Determinations, June 2016
  • 19th Annual Summit on Environmental Law and Policy, Montana Mining, Water, and Hazardous Waste, CERCLA presenter and moderator, February 21, 2014


  • Update on, The Next Generation of Federal Facility Environmental Liability
    scheduled for Vol. 31, No. 2 Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Summer 2018
  • Principal Author since 2001 of, West Group Practice Series: Louisiana Environmental Compliance
    Thompson West 2017-18,
  • All Appropriate Inquiry: Blackboard of Dreams and Fears
    28 Tulane Environmental Law Journal 95, 2014
  • Green Buildings and Plugging the Gaps in Environmental Laws
    27 Tulane Environmental Law Journal 43, 2013
  • Book Review, Whose Drop is it Anyway?
    59 Louisiana Bar Journal 184, October 2011
  • "FAR in the LEED in Going Green"
    46 The Procurement Lawyer 7, 2011
  • FAR in the LEED: Taking Green Buildings Out of the Black Box
    57 The Federal Lawyer 47, October 2010
  • "Escaping the 'Black Hole' in the Gulf"
    24 Tulane Environmental Law Journal 41, 2010


  • American Bar Association (Member, Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice)
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Jefferson Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Member, Section of Environmental Law)
  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law (Adjunct Professor, Environmental Law, Administrative Law, and Federal Procurement Law, 1988 to date)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tulane University Law School (Adjunct Professor of Law, Environmental and Procurement Law, 2000 to date)
  • University of New Orleans (Lecturer in Environmental Law and Administrative Law, 1996–2010)
  • Fellow in the Loyola Institute for Environmental Communications