Miles Indest


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Tulane University Law School, 2016, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Symposium Editor, Tulane Law Review; Writing Skills Chair, Tulane Moot Court

M.B.A., Tulane University Freeman School of Business, 2016

B.S., Louisiana State University, 2012, summa cum laude

  • Judicial Intern to the Honorable W. Eugene Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2014
  • Judicial Intern to The Honorable Jerry A. Brown, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 2013


Texas, 2016

Louisiana, 2017

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


From securing injunctions in trade secret lawsuits to winning jury trials in the Houston Volunteer Prosecutor Program, Miles O. Indest is a passionate advocate of the law who puts his clients first. Miles focuses his practice on a wide variety of complex business disputes involving intellectual property, oil and gas, government enforcement, and healthcare.

Licensed in Louisiana and Texas, Miles assists his clients with transactions and litigation that require a strategic response to multi-jurisdictional legal issues. Since joining the firm, he has authored articles on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and data breach notification laws for notable publications such as the Bloomberg BNA Corporate Law & Accountability Report and Law360. In addition, Miles has won two national writing competitions for articles in the areas of securities litigation and health law.

While at Tulane Law School, Miles was presented the Cullen R Liskow Award for earning the highest score in his oil and gas course. He also served as President of Tulane’s Christian Legal Society and President of Riverside Military Academy’s alumni class of 2008.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Texas Environmental Law,” co-author, Volumes 45-46, Thomson Reuters, 2017 and 2018.
  • “This Training Will Make You Rethink Anti-Corruption Compliance,” presenter at webinar for Bloomberg BNA, October 5, 2017.
  • “Health-Care Employers Must Strengthen Internal Compliance Programs to Respond to DOJ and SEC Enforcement Initiatives,” author, Bloomberg BNA’s Health Law Reporter, April 18, 2016.
  • “A Tale of Two Cities: Reconciling the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Implementation of the Uniform Fiduciary Standard and Equity Crowdfunding Regulations,” author, PIABA Bar Journal, 2016.
  • “Walking Dead: The Fifth Circuit Resurrects Rational Basis Review,” author, 88 Tulane Law Review 993, May 1, 2014.

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