Luke F. Piontek

Luke F. Piontek

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Currently representing various stakeholders, including industrial, commercial and residential ratepayers, power marketers, power project developers and cogenerators requiring trials of rate cases and numerous complaint proceedings before the Louisiana Public Service Commission, state and federal courts. Also representing commercial clients in contract and transaction areas.

Supervising attorney for major expropriation / eminent domain project involving over 125 lawsuits in New Orleans in connection with the construction of the new LSU University Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Areas of Practice

  • Regulatory and Administrative Law
  • Expropriation and Eminent Domain/Condemnation
  • Commercial Litigation and Contract Disputes
  • Class Actions

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1989
    • Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha Member
  • Louisiana State University,
    • B.A. - 1986

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America in Energy Law, 2013 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member