Michael J. O’Shee

Michael J. O'Shee Shareholder

 (318) 445-6471
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 (318) 445-6476

Michael J. O’Shee has represented major natural gas pipeline companies, business entities, municipalities, insurance companies and one of the nation’s largest telephone / communications corporations in acquisition of property rights through expropriation. Michael concentrates his practice on complex trial and appellate litigation matters in state and federal courts. He has substantial experience in expropriation actions, employment litigation, class actions, tort and contract claims.

Representative Matters
  • Routinely handles federal and state appellate matters, property rights litigation, employment law, expropriation, class action and tort litigation.
  • Acted as primary trial counsel for major, nationwide communications company’s multi-year fiber optic expropriation project traversing the entire state of Louisiana (east/west), and affecting properties held by thousands of individual landowners, as well as properties of businesses, trusts, and governmental entities including State agencies, municipalities, parishes, and educational institutions.
  • Acted as trial and appeal counsel for interstate and intrastate natural gas companies in expropriation matters throughout Louisiana.

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

Professional and Civic Activities
  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
    • Member, Sections on Civil Law, Litigation, Insurance
  • Crossroads - American Inn of Court of Alexandria - Pineville
    • Master of the Bench
Past Experience
  • Broadhurst, Brook, Mangham & Hardy
  • Mangham, Hardy, Rolfs Bailey & Abadie
  • Panarama Productions (television news and documentary productions)


  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University, J.D., 1979
  • Louisiana State University, B.A.,1976

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Louisiana
  • United States District Court
    • Eastern District of Louisiana
    • Middle District of Louisiana
    • Western District of LA
  • United States Court of Appeals
    • Fifth Circuit
    • Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • Supreme Court of the United States