Krystin Frazier-Santiago
Krystin Frazier-Santiago

Krystin Frazier-Santiago

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kfrazier@gamb.com504.582.1111

201 St. Charles Avenue
40th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170

504.582.1111 | kfrazier@gamb.com

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admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of LA
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of LA
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of LA
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

education

  • Southern University Law Center, J.D., cum laude 
  • Grambling State University, B.A., summa cum laude and valedictorian 

languages

English

Krystin Frazier-Santiago’s practice focuses on environmental and energy litigation and transactional work, including oilfield legacy litigation, toxic tort litigation, complex regulatory compliance, and commercial and energy transactions. Krystin has considerable experience with real estate transactions drafting and negotiating commercial leases, financial agreements, and title work.  

Krystin’s expertise in serving energy producing clients and clients in the energy industry with inland and offshore matters is extensive. Additionally, her admiralty and maritime law practice ranges from the most traditional maritime situations to “cutting edge” issues associated with offshore wind-power development, and those arising out of oil and gas production operations in the Gulf of Mexico. 

In her real estate practice, Krystin services lenders and borrowers in connection with acquisitions and refinances and represents clients in a variety of real estate litigation matters. As counsel to real estate developers and real estate development firms, she assists clients with the challenges of obtaining tax advantage real estate development opportunities and land use and zoning matters.  She is a licensed title insurance agent for Fidelity National Title. 

Throughout her career, Krystin has represented Louisiana and Texas business owners in a wide range of business transactions and often serving as outside general counsel for several startup companies and small businesses. She advises on a variety of issues, such as incorporation and formation, partnership and operating agreements, by-laws, buy-sell agreements, business planning, employment matters, intellectual property issues, drafting contracts and advising on contract disputes, including entertainment contracts, as well as day-to-day guidance for their business law matters. She also regularly handles estate planning and probate matters for clients. 

  • Women’s Energy Network
  • Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society 
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) 
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. 

  • Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2020 
  • New Orleans CityBusiness People to Watch in Law 2017 
  • Gambit 40 Under 40, 2016 

NEWS

PUBLICATIONS

  • Louisiana Real Estate Closings from State to Finish, National Business Institute (June 2021) 
  • Highlighting How New Case Law Development and the Amended Rules of Civil Procedure Have Fine Tuned the Duty to Preserve,” DRI In-House Defense Quarterly, Summer, 2016. 

PRESENTATIONS

  • Ethics: Malpractice You Didn't Even Know You Were Committing,” New Orleans Bar Association Procrastinators' Programs (December 11, 2018). 
  • “Avoiding Malpractice Mistakes,” New Orleans Bar Association Procrastinators' Programs (December 13, 2017). 

Krystin Frazier-Santiago’s practice focuses on environmental and energy litigation and transactional work, including oilfield legacy litigation, toxic tort litigation, complex regulatory compliance, and commercial and energy transactions. Krystin has considerable experience with real estate transactions drafting and negotiating commercial leases, financial agreements, and title work.  

Krystin’s expertise in serving energy producing clients and clients in the energy industry with inland and offshore matters is extensive. Additionally, her admiralty and maritime law practice ranges from the most traditional maritime situations to “cutting edge” issues associated with offshore wind-power development, and those arising out of oil and gas production operations in the Gulf of Mexico. 

In her real estate practice, Krystin services lenders and borrowers in connection with acquisitions and refinances and represents clients in a variety of real estate litigation matters. As counsel to real estate developers and real estate development firms, she assists clients with the challenges of obtaining tax advantage real estate development opportunities and land use and zoning matters.  She is a licensed title insurance agent for Fidelity National Title. 

Throughout her career, Krystin has represented Louisiana and Texas business owners in a wide range of business transactions and often serving as outside general counsel for several startup companies and small businesses. She advises on a variety of issues, such as incorporation and formation, partnership and operating agreements, by-laws, buy-sell agreements, business planning, employment matters, intellectual property issues, drafting contracts and advising on contract disputes, including entertainment contracts, as well as day-to-day guidance for their business law matters. She also regularly handles estate planning and probate matters for clients. 

languages

English

  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Business Transactions and Entity Formation and Governance
  • Commercial Financing and Secured Transactions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate and Securities Litigation
  • Environmental and Toxic Torts
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Oil, Gas and Energy Litigation and Arbitration
  • Oil, Gas and Energy Regulatory
  • Oil, Gas and Energy Transactions
  • Oilfield Service Company Transactions and Litigation
  • Pipeline, Storage and Transmission
  • Real Estate and Commercial Leasing
  • Renewable Energy
  • Title Services
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Maritime
  • Real Estate
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    PUBLICATIONS

    PRESENTATIONS