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About Matthew

Matthew Lee has worked with small, medium and large oil and gas companies in certain phases of the energy and oil and gas industry, primarily focusing on title work. He has worked on litigation of landowner and royally owners’ demands, matters involving gas contracts, oil, gas and mineral leases, development of oil and gas leases and title issues, and disputes concerning environmental damages to property. He has worked in insurance defense litigation and a variety of corporate defense litigation. He has also handled trademark and copyright filings.


Matthew has experience in title examination in Louisiana on behalf of major companies, having rendered preliminary title opinions and supplemental title opinions. He has worked on numerous lawsuits involving royalty demands, among other oil, gas and mineral issues. He has also handled filings and renewals for trademarks and copyrights.


Matthew also completed the Civil Mediation Clinic at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, LSU (2016). 
Matthew represents numerous oil and gas industry clients in connection with title examination, contractual issues, litigation and negotiations of numerous oil and gas related issues, including landowner claims for royalty payments, demands for release of leases, disputes among royalty owners, transportation and gathering costs and other matters;


Matthew represents corporate and individual clients in filing and maintaining trademarks and copyrights, including responses to USPTO Office Actions. 

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch ©, Shreveport, LA – Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, & Oil and Gas Law – Since 2023


Super Lawyers ®, Shreveport, LA – Rising Star, 2021-2023


Recognized by SB Magazine as one of the “Top Attorneys” in the Shreveport-Bossier area, 2018


Order of the Coif, Louisiana State University Law Center, J.D. and D.C.L


“Lease Issues to Consider for Title Examination,” by Margaret G. Patton, Nathan M. Telep, Matthew R. Lee and Mary Catherine Joiner, Oil & Gas Mineral Title Examination (Rocky Mt. Min. L. Fdn. 2019), presented by Margaret G. Patton by at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Oil & Gas Mineral Title Examination, Westminster, CO, September 26, 2019. 

Practice Areas
Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Juris Doctor and Doctor of Civil Law, magna cum laude, 2016


University of Louisiana at Monroe, Bachelor of Arts, 2012
Bar Affiliations
American, 2016


Louisiana, 2016


Shreveport, 2016

United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana


Arc Caddo-Bossier Board of Directors, 2022


American Bar Association, 2016


Louisiana State Bar Association, 2016


Shreveport Bar Association, 2016


North Louisiana Chapter – American Red Cross, Board Member, 2017 – 2020