G.Blane Clark Jr.
Kean Miller LLP
Areas of Practice:
Transactional – Mergers and Acquisitions, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico production handling and pipeline agreements, joint venture agreements, healthcare transactions and general business.
Reading and golf.
If I had more time, I would:
Spend more time with my family and learn to speak Spanish fluently.
The biggest challenge facing attorneys today:
is the time pressure placed on them by clients.
Catholic High School.
Best thing about being a lawyer:
Work indoors (A/C). Second best thing: allows you to help people in matters for which many people are very uncomfortable and have a great deal of anxiety.
Bet you didn’t know:
that I am a former McDonald’s manager.
Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis.
Secret for staying young:
hanging out with young people
The kind of car I drive:
2001 GMC Yukon XL
The turning point that made me decide to become an attorney:
I was fascinated by all of the attorney television series all featuring litigators so, of course, I became a transactional attorney.
Dog or cat?
Mountains or Beach?
Favorite place in Baton Rouge:
Red Dragon Listening Room (a new discovery) or Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.
Favorite BRBA project or event:
Holiday Star Project
Favorite law school professor:
I would prefer not to answer this one – too many to list.
Advice for young lawyers:
Learn your craft. If you are in it for the glamour, you are in it for the wrong reasons and you will be sorely disappointed in the long run.
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