Kelly Hart & Hallman opened its office in Baton Rouge, January 5, 2016, with Loulan J. Pitre, Jr., a former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, as partner in charge. The office is led by former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Louis M. Phillips.

The Louisiana office does business as Kelly Hart Pitre. The Baton Rouge office is comprised of skilled attorneys with particular experience in transaction and business structuring and restructuring, bankruptcy reorganization, and bankruptcy, and commercial litigation.

Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP is a limited liability partnership with more than 150 attorneys in its offices in Fort Worth, Austin, Baton Rouge, Midland, and New Orleans. Kelly Hart lists among its clients Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, individuals, foundations, investor groups, and governmental entities. Areas of practice include administrative, appellate, aviation, banking and finance, business reorganization and bankruptcy, corporate and securities, energy, environmental, estate planning and probate, healthcare, intellectual property and technology, labor and employment, litigation, nonprofit organizations, oil and gas, public finance, real estate, tax, transportation, and water law.