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Matthew J. Randazzo, III

Founding Member

Randazzo, Giglio & Bailey

Before attending college Matt Randazzo managed his family’s wholesale and retail gasoline distribution business. In less than two and one-half years, Matt graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science (with a strong emphasis on government and business courses) in 1981 from Loyola University and obtained his Juris Doctor Degree Cum Laude from Tulane Law School in 1984.
Matt has served as lead counsel in several complex multi-party oil and gas litigation and arbitration matters in state and federal courts in Louisiana and Texas. Matt has participated in numerous unitization hearings before the Commissioner of Conservation involving oil and gas fields throughout Louisiana.  Matt has recently prepared new oil and gas lease forms for use throughout Louisiana.  Matt has also assisted clients in the formation and permitting of natural gas salt dome storage facilities in Louisiana.  Matt is a frequent speaker on oil and gas, environmental, governmental relations and business topics.  Matt is a Fellow of the Loyola Institute of Politics.  Matt is a trained mediator and is available to serve as an arbitrator or mediator in oil and gas, environmental, insurance or commercial disputes.
Matt’s law practice encompasses all areas of oil and gas and environmental matters from “the cradle to the grave and beyond”: