691 Fed.Appx. 215 (5th Cir. 2017), 16-60659, CEH Energy, L.L.C. v. Kean Miller, L.L.P.

Docket Nº:16-60659
Citation:691 Fed.Appx. 215
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM:
Party Name:CEH ENERGY, L.L.C.; SHENZHEN CAREALL INVESTMENT HOLDINGS GROUP COMPANY, LIMITED, Plaintiffs - Appellants v. KEAN MILLER, L.L.P.; STEPHEN HANEMANN, Defendants - Appellees
Attorney:For CEH ENERGY, L.L.C., SHENZHEN CAREALL INVESTMENT HOLDINGS GROUP COMPANY, LIMITED, Plaintiffs - Appellants: Dan Stewart Boyd, Esq., Attorney Advisor, Boyd & Stapleton, Dallas, TX. For KEAN MILLER, L.L.P., Defendant - Appellee: Connell L. Archey, Trial Attorney, Kantrow, Spaht, Weaver & Blitzer,...
Judge Panel:Before STEWART, Chief Judge, and WIENER and PRADO, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:June 26, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
 
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691 Fed.Appx. 215 (5th Cir. 2017)

CEH ENERGY, L.L.C.; SHENZHEN CAREALL INVESTMENT HOLDINGS GROUP COMPANY, LIMITED, Plaintiffs - Appellants

v.

KEAN MILLER, L.L.P.; STEPHEN HANEMANN, Defendants - Appellees

No. 16-60659

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

June 26, 2017

UNPUBLISHED

Editorial Note:

Please Refer Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. USDC No. 2:15-CV-154.

CEH Energy, LLC v. Intrepid Drilling, LLC, (S.D.Miss., June 21, 2016)

For CEH ENERGY, L.L.C., SHENZHEN CAREALL INVESTMENT HOLDINGS GROUP COMPANY, LIMITED, Plaintiffs - Appellants: Dan Stewart Boyd, Esq., Attorney Advisor, Boyd & Stapleton, Dallas, TX.

For KEAN MILLER, L.L.P., Defendant - Appellee: Connell L. Archey, Trial Attorney, Kantrow, Spaht, Weaver & Blitzer, A.P.L.C., Baton Rouge, LA; Joseph Anthony Sclafani, John E. Wade, Jr., Esq., Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, P.L.L.C., Jackson, MS.

For STEPHEN HANEMANN, Defendant - Appellee: Connell L. Archey, Trial Attorney, Kantrow, Spaht, Weaver & Blitzer, A.P.L.C., Baton Rouge, LA; Gustave A. Fritchie, III, Esq., Edward W. Trapolin, Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore, L.L.C., New Orleans, LA.

Before STEWART, Chief Judge, and WIENER and PRADO, Circuit Judges.

OPINION

PER CURIAM:[*]

This action arose from the purchase of an interest in a prospective oil and gas well (the " Williams Well" ) by Plaintiffs-Appellants CEH Energy, LLC (" CEH" ) and Shenzhen Careall Investment Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (" Careall" ) from Intrepid Drilling, LLC (" Intrepid" ). Following their due diligence investigation of the Williams Well prospect, appellants retained Defendant-Appellee Stephen Hanemann, an attorney at the Louisiana law firm of Defendant-Appellee Kean Miller, L.L.P. (" Kean Miller" ), to represent them in the execution of a Participation Agreement. After the Williams Well proved unsuccessful, appellants sued appellees and others in federal court in Mississippi, claiming, inter alia, that appellees had committed various torts and violated various state and federal securities laws during this representation. According to appellants, they did not know that appellees also represented Intrepid and...

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