Areas of Practice
Practice-Specific Experience
  • Tulane University Law School
    SJD, 1990

  • The George Washington University Law School
    LLM, with highest honors, 1974

  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
    JD, 1970
    Member, Loyola Law Review

  • Louisiana State University
    BA, 1968
    President, Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Louisiana
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • US Court of Federal Claims
  • Louisiana Supreme Court
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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Stan Millan is special counsel and a member of the Litigation Practice Group. He divides his practice between transactional, compliance, and dispute-resolution matters involving environmental issues and government contracts.

LEED® AP-certified by the US Green Building Council, Stan focuses his practice on environmental law, administrative law, and government contracts law, extending to the entire panoply of air, water, and waste regulation. He provides compliance counseling and defense before the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ), and federal and state courts. Stan also handles matters related to endangered species and wetland regulation, regularly dealing with the EPA, the US Army Corps of Engineers, the LDEQ, the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR), and the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Stan advises government contractors, including service contractors and GOCO facility contractors, on small business issues, bid protests, contract dispute claims, and negotiations of equitable adjustments involving the US Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, NASA, Military Sealift Command, and MARAD. He provides advice on proposal preparations, bid protests, and Contract Disputes Act claims.

Stan is a Retired Colonel, JAGC, USAR. He also is a notary public, State of Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, and has practiced law for 48 years.   


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Environmental Law (listed annually since 2013)
  • US Green Building Council, LEED® AP-Certified and LEED AP BD+C Certified
  • Tulane Law School and Loyola College of Law, adjunct professor of law in government contracts and environmental law



  • "Three Critical Environmental Concerns for the General Practitioner", April 13, 2018, Jefferson Parish Bar Association, 31st Annual CLE by the Sea
  • "Government Liability for CERCLA Response Costs and/or Natural Resource Damages on Public Lands", November 14, 2017, Strafford Webinar
  • "TSCA: The New Age of Chemical Reform", July 2016, "EHS on Tap" Business Law Reports Podcast
  • "Wading through the WOTUS Waters", June 2016, "EHS on Tap" Business Law Reports Podcast
  • "What Hawkes Means for Wetlands Determinations", June 2016, "EHS on Tap" Business Law Reports Podcast
  • 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
  • "West Group Practice Series: Louisiana Environmental Compliance," principal author since 2001
    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
  • "Whose Drop is it Anyway?" book review
    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, Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Jefferson Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Section of Environmental Law
  • Loyola Institute for Environmental Communications, Fellow
  • 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)