C. Kris Kirkpatrick

C. Kris Kirkpatrick
C. Kris Kirkpatrick
Founding Partner

Contact Info

Practice areas:
Governmental Relations
Business Structure & Transactions
Utilities: Energy & Telecommunications

Admitted to practice before:
All Louisiana State Courts
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Education:
BS, Personnel Management, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
MA, Religion, Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut
JD, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Professional & Community Service:
Member, Louisiana State Bar Association
Chairman of the Board, Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation – Volunteer Activist Award

Additionally:
Kris served as Chief of Staff for Louisiana Senator Russell B. Long, one of the longest serving senators in U.S. history and Long Law Firm’s namesake. When Long retired from the Senate in 1988, Kris joined him in founding the firm and served as managing partner for seven years. In 2012, Kris earned the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center.