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November 12, 2020

WASHINGTON – Nov. 5, 2020 – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the 11th consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of the “Best Law Firms” rankings,  and Aaron & Gianna, PLC is once again selected in the fields of Municipal Litigation (Tier 1) and Municipal Law (Tier 2).   Firms included in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional ex…

Jefferson Goldman

Jefferson Goldman



Of Counsel

Contact information

Tel: 504-569-8318

Fax: 504-569-1801



Career Overview

Jeff Goldman is an experienced litigator whose practice includes commercial litigation, insurance coverage and defense, professional liability, employment law, and construction law. He also has over a decade of experience in oil & gas law and environmental law, both in litigation, regulatory, and transactional practice. He has extensive experience with complex, high-stakes litigation.

Jeff has made multiple educational presentations to oil and gas industry groups, and published multiple articles in Landman magazine, the publication of the American Association of Professional Landmen. 

Jeff lives in New Orleans with his wife Amanda (also a lawyer), and his children Jackson, Elizabeth, Abigail, and Truman. His pastimes are deer hunting and reading the poetry and prose of Rudyard Kipling.



J. D., 2006, Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law, cum laude

Member of Loyola Law Review

B.A. English Literature, 2001, Davidson College


Admissions to practice



United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana

United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals


Areas of Practice

Commercial Litigation

Insurance (Defense and Coverage)

Employment Litigation

Professional Liability Litigation

Construction Law

Product Liability Litigation

Oil and Gas Law

Environmental Law

Toxic Tort Litigation


Professional Memberships/Activities

Louisiana State Bar Association

Texas State Bar Association

New Orleans Bar Association


Previous Positions Held

Associate Attorney at Leake & Anderson, PLC

Associate Attorney and Curry & Friend, PLC

Associate Attorney at Slattery, Marino, and Roberts, PLC (formerly Schully, Roberts, Slattery, and Marino PLC)


Selected Publications and Presentations

“Landmen, Lawyers, and the Unauthorized Practice of Law in Louisiana and Elsewhere.”  Gulf Coast Land Institute, October 28, 2017.

Jefferson B. Goldman & Emile Dreuil, “I’m Not My Lessor’s Keeper!”  Landman Magazine (publication of the American Association of Professional Landmen, March/April 2016. 

Emile Dreuil & Jefferson B. Goldman, “Am I My Lessor’s Keeper?  Louisiana Second Circuit Places New Duties on Mineral Lessees.”  Landman Magazine, March/April 2015. 

Ethics for the Oil and Gas Lawyer and Landman, Presented at the LORMAN Emerging Louisiana Legal and Land Issues on the Outer Continental Shelf, March 18, 2014.