Paul Colomb

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201 St. Charles Avenue
Suite 3600
New Orleans, Louisiana 70170
T: 504.566.8671
F: 504.585.6971

Paul Colomb is an associate in the New Orleans office of Baker Donelson, where he is a member of the Advocacy Department. Mr. Colomb has extensive experience serving oil and gas clients in litigation matters related to master service agreements, terms and conditions, mineral leases, indemnity claims, complex mineral lease disputes, blowouts and related personal and property damage, property contamination claims, land use and access disputes, drilling and rig tool products liability. He also devotes a significant portion of his practice to general and complex litigation outside of the oil and gas area including complex insurance disputes, lender/financial institution liability matters and construction litigation.

Prior to joining Baker Donelson, Mr. Colomb served as a Page for the Louisiana House of Representatives and interned for United States Congressman Chris John in Washington, D.C. He also clerked for the Honorable Judge John Shea, New Orleans Municipal Court during undergraduate school.

Representative Matters

  • Negotiated for a pipeline company on a large land acquisition across North Louisiana involving state and federal law, negotiation with landowners, FERC compliance and title work.


  • Co-author (with Adam Zuckerman) – "District Court Considers Limited Liability," Louisiana Oil and Gas Association's Industry Report (Spring 2012)

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Member – Thomas More Inn of Court


  • Louisiana, 2007


  • Loyola University School of Law, J.D., 2007
    • Law Review
    • Order of Barristers
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 2004, cum laude