Areas of Practice
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1983, with honors; Comment Editor, Suffolk Transnational Law Journal, 1982–1983
  • Cornell University, B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations, 1977
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 1983
  • Texas, 2005
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2015
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988
  • Fed. Cl., 2015
  • 5th Cir., 1983
  • 11th Cir., 2011
  • E.D. La., 1983
  • M.D. La., 1983
  • W.D. La., 1984
  • N.D. Tex., 1999
  • S.D. Tex., 1999
Carl Rosenblum
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70170-5100
504.582.8296 tel
504.589.8296 fax

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Carl Rosenblum has been a member of the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group since 1983. Mr. Rosenblum devotes his practice to the representation of parties involved in significant oil and gas contract disputes, both onshore and on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico. For over three decades, he has represented independent producers, major producers, pipeline companies, oilfield service companies, seismic exploration companies, oil and gas management companies, financial institutions, and significant landowners.

Mr. Rosenblum has handled hundreds of disputes concerning the rights and obligations of parties to joint operating agreements, oil and gas leases, royalty matters, exploration agreements, gas purchase contracts, drilling contracts, pipeline right-of-way agreements, farmout agreements, gas balancing agreements, and seismic permitting and exploration agreements. Mr. Rosenblum led the team of lawyers who successfully enjoined the United States Government's Deepwater Drilling Moratorium. He is currently lead counsel asserting various breach of contract claims against the U.S. Department of the Interior in connection with OCS decommissioning activities.

Mr. Rosenblum practices in both state and federal courts in Louisiana and Texas and has been admitted on a pro hac vice basis in Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, New York, California, Florida, Delaware, and Wyoming.


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc.) in the area of Oil and Gas Law (listed annually since 2009)
  • Recognized in "Chambers USA – America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (listed annually since 2005)
  • Listed in the 2018 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers in the area of Energy & Natural Resources (listed annually since 2007) and in the Top 50 (2011)
  • Recognized as a 2013 Top Lawyer by New Orleans Magazine
  • AV Preeminent ® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell





  • American Bar Association (Member, Section on Environment, Energy and Resources, 1983 to date)
  • Energy Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Member, Section on Mineral Law, 1983 to date)
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute
  • State Bar of Texas