Spencer R. Schoonenberg

Spencer R. Schoonenberg

Associate Attorney
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

SPENCER R. SCHOONENBERG is an attorney with Mayhall Fondren Blaize, LLC in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His practice consists of residential and commercial real estate, oil and gas title examination, focusing on drill site and division order title opinions, successions, property disputes including Tax Sales and Sheriff’s Sales, and litigation.

Mr. Schoonenberg joined Mayhall Fondren Blaize as an associate in 2012 after obtaining his Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Civil Law, and Master of Business Administration from Louisiana State University's Paul M. Hebert Law Center and Flores MBA Program, respectively. Mr. Schoonenberg lives in Baton Rouge with his wife Brooke and their son Luke.


Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and Residential Real Estate Title Insurance and Closings
  • Oil and Gas Transactional
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Successions
  • Business Litigation
  • Property Disputes/Litigation
  • Insurance Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate - 2012
    • Major: Bachelor of Civil Law
  • Flores MBA Program, Louisiana State University
    • Master of Business Administration - 2012
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences - 2006
    • Major: English

Published Works

  • Implications of the 36th Judicial District Court's Decision in Midstates Petroleum Co., LLC v. State Mineral and Energy Board of the State of Louisiana, et al.; October 2014 BRAPL Legal Update

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA)
  • Baton Rouge Association of Professional Landmen
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association