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Adams and Reese Partner Mark Spansel is featured in the Fall 2014 publication of Tulane Lawyer after he joined several Tulane Law School students for a field visit to Valero Energy Corporation’s St. Charles Refinery, one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated plants located in Norco.

On the visit, Valero engineers and attorneys provided up-close tours exploring the complexity of legal compliance in the energy industry. A photo in the article captured Spansel in a hard hat on the tour with the students.

Practicing for more than 35 years, Spansel concentrates his practice in the areas of environmental and toxic tort litigation, energy and maritime litigation, commercial litigation and complex litigation. He frequently lectures on maritime law and offshore/oil field liabilities at professional and industry seminars, including the Construction Risk Conference, the Petroleum Insurance & Environmental Protection Conference, the Loyola Longshore Conference and the PSAM-II, an international conference devoted to the design and operation of technological systems and processes, among others.

Spansel is listed in Best Lawyers® (BL Rankings, LLC) by - Maritime Law. He is also listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers® (by Thomson Reuters) - Environmental Law, and Chambers USA - Environment: Litigation. He was also named among the New Orleans CityBusiness Leadership in Law Class of 2009.