Timothy W. Hardy

Timothy W. Hardy

Timothy W. Hardy is a native of Shreveport, Louisiana and a practicing attorney at Braezeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP.  His focus is on Environmental Law Practice Group and regularly represents clients in regulatory, litigation and transactional matters.

From 1982 to 1988, he served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Louisiana Department of Justice in the Environmental Enforcement Section.  In 1988, he was appointed by former Governor Buddy Roemer to serve as Assistant Secretary for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.  From 1990 to 1992, he served as the top advisor to Governor Roemer on all environmental matters.  From 1992 to 1994, he served as Director of Public Protection Division within the Louisiana Department of Justice.  In January 1994, he joined the New Orleans based Lemle & Kelleher, L.L.P. Law Firm.  In March 2003, he joined one of two Fortune 500 Companies based in the State of Louisiana, The Shaw Group, where he served as Executive Vice President.  In June 2004, he rejoined Lemle & Kelleher as a partner and served as the Chairman of the Firm from 2007 until his departure in July 2011 when he joined Roedel, Parsons, Koch, Blache, Balhoff & McCollister. He joined BSW in 2019. 

Prior to attending law school, he held several technical positions in industry.  In 2007, he served as Vice Chairman of Governor Bobby Jindal’s Environmental Transition Advisory Council.  He also currently serves as a commissioner for the Port of Greater Baton Rouge and as an adjunct professor teaching Environmental Law at the Southern University Law Center.

He holds a B.S. Degree in Chemistry and a Juris Doctor Degree from the Southern University School of Law.  He is married to the former Stacia Saizon and has two daughters, Nicole, a 2010 Biology graduate of Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia and currently attending Meharry Medical School in Nashville, TN, and Amanda, a 2010 graduate of the LSU Laboratory School and currently a sophomore and pre-med major at Tulane University.

Mr. Hardy was initally appointed to the Board on April 27, 2010 and his service end date is July 1, 2023.  He has been appointed to serve as an at-large member, as required by statute.

To contact Mr. Hardy:

Mr. Timothy W. Hardy
One American Place, Suite 2300
Post Office Box 3197
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3197