Kim G. Mayhall

Founding Partner

Contact
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Phone: 225-810-4998
Fax: 225-810-4999
Email: Email Me
Bar Admissions

Louisiana, 1978

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit

KIM G. MAYHALL is a founding partner in the firm of Mayhall Fondren Blaize, in the Baton Rouge office. Mr. Mayhall has practiced exclusively in the field of oil and gas law since 1981 representing primarily operators and producers. Mr. Mayhall has extensive experience in title examination, division order work, acquisitions, litigation, contracts, State Mineral Board matters, and Louisiana Office of Conservation matters. Mr. Mayhall has represented numerous operators in drafting and negotiation of mineral leases, farmout agreements, joint operating agreements, participation agreements, seismic development agreements, road rights-of-way, pipeline rights-of-way, surface use agreements, and all manner of other agreements pertinent to the oil and gas business in the State of Louisiana.

Following graduation from law school, Mr. Mayhall served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Fred A. Blanche, Jr. on both the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal and the Louisiana Supreme Court. In 1981, Mr. Mayhall entered the private practice and founded his own firm for the practice of oil and gas law. In 2004, Mr. Mayhall left the firm he had founded and operated for 23 years to become a partner with the large firm of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson in Baton Rouge. In 2006, Mr. Mayhall left Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson to join with Charles Blaize to start the firm of Mayhall & Blaize, LLC. In 1987, Mr. Mayhall was inducted into the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Hall of Fame.

In 1990, Mr. Mayhall served on the Governor’s Oil Prevention and Contingency Task Force which was responsible for drafting the Louisiana Oil Spill Act of 1991.

Education

Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Juris Doctorate – 1978

Honors: Order of the Coif, Phi Kappa Phi

Law Review: Louisiana Law Review, Associate Editor

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Bachelor of Science – 1975

Classes/Seminars

Louisiana Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Property Law, Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL)

Louisiana Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Property Law, Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen (LAPL)

Louisiana Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Property Law, Baton Rouge Association of Professional Land (BRAPL)

Louisiana Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Property Law, Petroleum Landman’s Association of New Orleans (PLANO)

Louisiana Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Property Law, Gulf Coast Association of Professional Landmen

Louisiana Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Property Law, The American Association of Mineral Owners (AAMO)

Louisiana Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Property Law, National Association of Lease and Title Analysts (NALTA)

Louisiana Oil and Gas Law and Louisiana Property Law, National Association of Division Order Analysts (NADOA)

Honors and Awards

LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Hall of Fame, 1987 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

Mineral Law Section, Louisiana Bar Association, Past Chairman

Baton Rouge Association of Professional Landmen, Founding Director

Lafayette Association of Professional Landmen

Houston Association of Professional Landmen

Baton Rouge Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association