Caitlin J. Flanagan

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Caitlin Flanagan counsels clients in transactional matters in the context of oil and gas production, insurance coverage, construction, and maritime operations. She drafts and negotiates contracts for oil and gas producers and service contractors, including master service agreements, charters, and construction contracts. She is a graduate of the Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) program, which focuses on the insurance and risk-management needs of construction projects and contractors. In 2012, Caitlin completed a judicial internship with Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Professional Experience

  • Assisted in drafting, negotiating, and administering a comprehensive service agreement program for a publicly-traded upstream E&P company
  • Assisted in negotiating a long term oil & gas drilling contract for operations in Argentina on behalf of a major U.S. E&P company
  • Assisting in negotiating a joint use agreement among national gas pipeline companies.
  • Drafted form service, purchase order, construction, consulting, and drilling contracts for multiple oil and gas producers
  • Daily study, review, editing, negotiating, and drafting of complex contract-related matters
  • Assisted in overhauling insurance program for a national construction company

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Louisiana State Association
  • Member, New Orleans Bar Association
  • Member, Federal Bar Association

News & Recognition

  • Member, Junior League
  • Board Member, New Orleans Ole Miss Club
  • Flanagan Partners LLP – Tier 1 ranking in Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Insurance, and Oil & Gas – U.S. News/Best Lawyers (2013-15)


  • Louisiana (2013)
  • U. S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (2013)
  • U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana (2013)
  • U. S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana (2013)
  • U. S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana (2013)


Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2013

  • Certificate in International Legal Studies

University of Mississippi, B.A., 2010

Graduate of the IRMI Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) course

Graduate of the IRMI Energy Risk and Insurance Specialist (ERIS) course

Judicial Clerkship

Hon. Brian A. Jackson, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, Judicial Internship, 2012

Areas of Practice