Gordon Arata Member Cynthia Nicholson Recognized as One of Lawdragon’s Leading Energy Lawyers for 2023

Cynthia Nicholson recognized by Lawdragon.

New Orleans, LACynthia Nicholson, Member of Gordon Arata and a highly regarded attorney in the energy sector, has been named a Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Energy Lawyer for 2023. Nicholson was selected by an editorial board based on submissions, journalistic research, and editorial vetting from a board of peers. She was one of 500 energy attorneys selected nationwide and one of five in the New Orleans area. Lawdragon is a legal media company that publishes annual guides to the nation’s leading lawyers in the United States. The energy lawyer guide is in its inaugural year. 

“To be recognized and in the same company as this distinguished group of attorneys is an honor,” said Nicholson. “I am passionate about the work I do for my clients and committed to achieving successful outcomes for them.” 

With over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, Nicholson has earned a reputation as an accomplished and effective advocate for clients in the sector. She has successfully represented energy companies in complex issues, regulatory compliance, and transactional matters, demonstrating a deep understanding of the legal and business challenges facing the industry. 

In addition to Lawdragon, Nicholson has been regularly ranked in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers. 

Nicholson is a graduate of Tulane Law School and is admitted to practice law in Louisiana. She has published articles and spoken at conferences on various topics in the energy sector and is actively involved in the Louisiana Bar Foundation, American Association of Professional Landmen, Houston Association of Professional Landmen, Professional Landmen’s Association of New Orleans, and the Women’s Energy Network. 

For more information about Cynthia Nicholson or to schedule a consultation, please contact Gordon Arata at 504-582-1111 or 

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