W. Drew Burnham

Associate

Drew Burnham focuses his practice primarily in civil litigation, oil and gas litigation and commercial disputes. Drew received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and in Political Science, magna cum laude, from Centenary College of Louisiana in 2012, and received his law degree from Louisiana State University Law School, magna cum laude, in 2015.  Prior to joining Cook Yancey, Mr. Burnham served as a law clerk to the Honorable Elizabeth Erny Foote, United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana.  He serves on the board of directors for Catholic Charities of North Louisiana.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Oil, Gas, and Pipeline Litigation
  • Real Estate, Leasing and Title Law

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana, 2015
  • Texas, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana

EDUCATION

  • Louisiana State University Law School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D., M.C.L. – 2015
    • Louisiana Law Review, Volumes 74—75
    • Order of the Coif
  • Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, Louisiana
    • B.A. (Magna Cum Laude) – 2012
    • Majors: Economics and Political Science

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Krewe of Justinian
  • Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations Community Leaders Program (2018)

PUBLISHED WORKS

  • Hayes Fund v. Kerr-McGee: The Next Step Beyond, 63rd Mineral Law Institute, Philip N. Asprodites with W. Drew Burnham, Paul M. Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University (2016)
  • Difficulties with Sharing: A Proposal to Define the Voluntary Unit and Protect the Rights of Surface Co-Owners and Mineral Servitude Holders in Louisiana, 75 LA. L. REV. 2 (Winter 2014)

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Phone:
318.227.7754

Fax:
318.227.7850

Email:
drew.burnham@cookyancey.com

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