Chauvin Kean is an associate in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2015 and practices in a variety of areas, including the business and corporate groups. Specifically, his practice areas includes: oil and gas transactions and litigation; admiralty and maritime litigation; international trade; acquisitions and divestitures; customs compliance; construction litigation; insurance coverage; and general and commercial litigation. He has experience with in a variety of issues, including Jones Act compliance, oil and gas exploration, pipeline construction, drilling incidents, well blowouts, cargo damage claims, ship and barge allisions, maritime liens, vessel and marine asset acquisitions, redhibition claims, lemon laws claims; drafting and negotiating charter agreements; documenting and registering vessels; drafting and interpreting oil and gas related documentation such as: gathering and processing agreements; hydrocarbon transportation agreements; ground and mineral leases; joint operating agreements; joint venture agreements; master service agreements; entity formation; negotiation and deal structuring; and general commercial and contract disputes.
Chauvin earned his B.A. in Political Science from Millsaps College in 2010 and his M.B.A. from Else School of Management Millsaps College in 2011. He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law in 2015, where he was Managing Editor of the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law. He also participated in the Loyola Moot Court Program and was an oralist for the 2013-14 Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Team.