Serving Energy Industries Nationwide
Attorney Tyler Weidlich

Tyler L. Weidlich

  • Shareholder

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Tyler Weidlich's clients range from oil and gas well operators, pipeline companies and oil field service companies to international insurance underwriters and construction companies. His litigation experience has covered numerous aspects of the oil and gas industry, including upstream and midstream contractual disputes, personal injury and products liability, blowouts and downhole well damage, pipeline condemnation proceedings, well site access, subsurface trespass, environmental and toxic-tort claims as well as royalty, title and mineral lease disputes. In the course of his practice, Tyler regularly works with experts on complex metallurgical, geophysical, engineering, operational and related technical matters.

Tyler also has significant experience representing debtors and creditors in bankruptcy and lien foreclosure matters. He has handled construction and mineral lien disputes in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming, North Dakota, Utah and Louisiana.

Before joining Beatty & Wozniak, P.C., Tyler worked for 11 years as a shareholder and associate at the New Orleans office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C.


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Recipient of the Edgar Simon Scholarship
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • B.A. - 2001

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado
  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana


  • Listed as a Louisiana Rising Star in Energy & Resources by Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2015 – 2017
  • Named as New Orleans City Business "Ones to Watch," April 2014

Classes & Seminars

  • Water Supply and Production During Oil and Gas Development: Legal and Regulatory Implications, Denver Association of Lease and Title Analysts, 2018
  • Development of Water Laws: Quantity, Quality and Usage, Louisiana Water Laws and Regulations Seminar, Halfmoon Seminars, 2017
  • Water Use in Onshore Natural Gas and Petroleum Production and Development, Louisiana Water Laws and Regulations Seminar, Halfmoon Seminars, 2012

Published Works

  • Lender Beware: Lender Held Liable for Borrower's Failure to Release Mineral Lease, ABA Section of Litigation, Environmental and Energy Litigation, 2017
  • Water Rights and Their Impact on Shale Gas Development, The Shale Energy Revolution: A Lawyer's Guide, Energy Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation, 2015
  • Sinkhole Litigation - Problems and Prospects, Louisiana State Bar Association's Energy and Environmental Law Summit , 2014
  • Co-author, States Focusing On Water Usage Rights Issues, The American Oil and Gas Reporter, 2013
  • Oil Companies Denied Indemnification in WWII Remediation Costs, ABA Section of Litigation, Energy Litigation, 2013
  • Co-author, Anti-fracking Suits Face Formidable Hurdles, The National Law Journal, 2012
  • New Mex. High Court Favors Oil/Gas Companies in Royalty Dispute, ABA Section of Litigation, Energy Litigation (August, 2012)
  • Co-author, A Light at the End of the Tunnel? BOEMRE Clarifies New Safety Regulations for Deepwater Drilling and Issues First Permits After Moratorium, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Industry Report, 2011
  • The Mining Law Continuum: Is There a Contemporary Prospect for Reform?, 44 Brandeis L.J. 955, 2006

Past Positions

  • Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, Shareholder, 2006 to 2017