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Randy Young

Randy Young

Kean Miller LLP
  • Environmental Law, Energy, Oil & Gas Law, Communications & Internet Law
  • Louisiana
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Summary

Randy Young is a partner in the Baton Rouge office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 1992 and practices in the areas of energy, telecommunications, utility regulation, pilotage regulation, and also in environmental litigation. Randy has 25 years of experience in electric utility regulation and environmental law.

He has represented industrial manufacturing, refining, and related companies before the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He has represented independent generation companies and power marketers in matters before the LPSC and has represented a telecommunications company in multi-state regulatory complaint proceedings. Randy has also represented industry associations in matters before the Louisiana Pilotage Commission.

Randy has extensive experience in complex toxic tort litigation, class action proceedings and settlements, insurance claims litigation, and he has represented clients in connection with environmental remediation and Superfund/CERCLA issues and litigation.

Randy is an AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and was elected to The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward White, Inc) in 2007-2020 by his peers. He was named by Best Lawyers as a Baton Rouge Lawyer of the Year in Administrative/Regulatory Law for 2018. Randy is also listed among the top energy & natural resources lawyers in the State of Louisiana by Chambers USA in 2011 - 2019.

Randy earned his B.S. in 1983 from the University of Southwestern Louisiana where he received Outstanding Graduate honors. He earned his J.D. in 1992 from the LSU Law Center where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, Academic Hall of Fame, Phi Kappa Phi, and recipient of the Jules F. Landry Scholarship Award for 1991 - 1992. He also attended the summer law program at Universite' d'Aix Marseille III in Aix en Provence, France.

Practice Areas
  • Environmental Law
  • Energy, Oil & Gas Law
  • Communications & Internet Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Associations and Organizations
  • Utilities Regulation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Louisiana
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Kean Miller LLP
- Current
Education
Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University
J.D. | Law
Honors: Member of the Order of the Coif, Academic Hall of Fame, Phi Kappa Phi, and recipient of the Jules F. Landry Scholarship Award for 1991-1992.
Activities: Attended the summer law program at Universite' d'Aix Marseille III in Aix en Provence, France.
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University of Southwestern Louisiana
B.S.
Honors: Received Outstanding Graduate honors.
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Awards
Baton Rouge Lawyer of the Year in Administrative/Regulatory Law
Best Lawyers
AV Rated
Martindale Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America
Woodward White, Inc
Awarded from 2007-2020
Top Energy & Natural Resources Lawyers in the State of Louisiana
Chambers USA
Awarded from 2011-2019
Professional Associations
Louisiana State Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Baton Rouge Bar Association
Member
Current
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Louisiana State Bar
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Intent in Environmental Racism is Hard to Prove, But Plaintiffs May Not Have To
Corporate Legal Times
Louisiana Public Service Commission - Electric Utility Regulation - Recent and Current Topics
Louisiana Law Blog
Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Baton Rouge, Downtown
400 Convention Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 3513 (70821-3513)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
USA
Telephone: (225) 382-3451
Fax: (225) 388-9133