A.D. “Del” Barnes joined Doyle in 1996 after spending more than 20 years as an attorney in private practice. During his career at DLS, Del has managed exploration, environmental permitting, and various right-of-way projects. Del utilized his legal experience and attention to detail as he performed complex mineral title research for several due diligence projects. In his current role as General Counsel, Del is available for assistance on all legal matters, including litigation support. After working in the Oil and Gas/ROW business for almost two decades, Del has determined that Doyle’s leadership, staff, and custom GIS abilities are unsurpassed in the industry.
Del earned a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now ULL) near his hometown of Crowley, LA. He also earned a J.D. from Tulane Law School. In his free time, Del has pursued a variety of interests including scuba diving, handgun competitions, and ham radio.