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Phelps Dunbar LLP

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About Phelps Dunbar LLP

Phelps Dunbar is a comprehensive legal services provider for companies with business interests across the South. With 11 office locations in the U.S. and in London, the firm serves clients in major commercial centers in the region. Its more than 300 lawyers specialize in six core areas: labor and employment, litigation, business, admiralty, insurance coverage and healthcare. What sets Phelps Dunbar apart is the commitment to understanding clients' strategic goals and operational issues, as well as the dedication to providing seamless access to the firm's vast experience. The firm is also at the forefront of industry trends, exploring how to leverage technology to improve services and outcomes. Through the Phelps Analytics Lab, the firm partners with Tulane University to pilot programs that use Artificial Intelligence to identify business trends, develop litigation strategies, and increase efficiency. The firm of Phelps Dunbar provides national-caliber talent with local pricing for companies operating throughout the Gulf South. They look forward to the opportunity of working with valued clients.

Office Description:

Since our origin in New Orleans in 1853, Phelps Dunbar has developed into a regional legal practice offering services and locations across the Third Coast. Our founding city continues to offer home to Phelps' largest office, with nearly one hundred attorneys. As a cornerstone for our firm, the New Orleans office is a full service practice that represents a diverse range of clients from international corporations to small businesses and individuals. Attorneys in the New Orleans office represent a wide range of practice areas within our core groups of admiralty, business, litigation, labor and employment, and insurance and reinsurance, which allows us to better understand and meet the needs of our clients. Besides handling matters in the industries that are thriving in the Third Coast, our attorneys in New Orleans are well-versed in domestic and international issues. We are prepared to not only provide counsel for clients but to represent at the trial and appellate levels in both state and federal courts. Situated between the flourishing Central Business District and the historic French Quarter, the New Orleans office is dedicated to providing quality legal solutions and maintains an active role in building and strengthening the New Orleans community.

Location and Practice Areas Wise Attorney Count:

Total Offices: 13

Total Attorneys: 378

Total Office Wise Attorneys:

Locations No. of Attorneys
Baton Rouge, LA 57
Birmingham, AL 24
Fort Worth, TX 1
Gulfport, MS 8
Houston, TX 24
Jackson, MS 27
Mobile, AL 25
New Orleans, LA 107
Raleigh, NC 13
Southlake, TX 17
Tampa, FL 59
Tupelo, MS 11

Total number of Attorneys in this Practice Area:

Practice Areas No. of Attorneys
Antitrust and Competition 1
Bankruptcy 2
Corporate 35
Corporate - General 9
Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets 1
Energy and Oil & Gas 4
Environmental and Land Use 4
ERISA/Executive Compensation 2
Finance - Banking 2
Government 1
Government and Government Relations 1
Health Care 11
Insurance Coverage 75
IP 4
IP - Trademark/Copyright 1
Labor & Employment 37
Litigation 161
Litigation - Appellate 1
Litigation - General (consumer) 3
Litigation - Labor & Employment 1
Litigation - Mass Torts 5
Litigation - Medical Malpractice 2
Other 1
Real Estate 19
Tax 5
Transportation 5
Trusts and Estates 7
Workers Compensation 1

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