Areas of Practice
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1981, cum laude
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1978, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana, 1981
Court Admissions
  • 5th Cir.
  • E.D. La.
  • M.D. La.
  • W.D. La.
Margaret Laborde
Special Counsel
Suite 1600
600 Jefferson St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337.593.7635 tel
337.593.7601 fax

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Margaret Laborde is special counsel in Jones Walker LLP's Real Estate Practice Group and is a member of the Energy Industry team. Ms. Laborde practices from the firm's Lafayette office. Ms. Laborde joined Jones Walker in 2009 following the firm's merger with Longman Russo, APLC. Ms. Laborde has a varied oil and gas practice, with an emphasis on negotiation and drafting of farmouts, operating agreements, leases, assignments, servitudes, and other agreements relating to oil and gas exploration and production, oil and gas property title examination, and transactions involving the purchase and sale of oil and gas assets.



  • "Subleases, Overriding Royalty Interests and Reversionary Rights", October 26, 2000


  • "Subleases, Overriding Royalty Interests and Reversionary Rights"
    October 2000


  • American Bar Association
  • Lafayette Association of Petroleum Landmen
  • Lafayette Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association