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About this office:
Established in 1853 in New Orleans, Phelps Dunbar is a regional law firm of more than 270 attorneys with offices in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina and London, serving clients in the South as well as nationwide and abroad. Whether it is a matter of admiralty, litigation, business, employment or insurance, we are committed to being the preeminent law firm for companies and individuals needing transactional or litigation services. Phelps has a significant geographic presence and our lawyers have developed a depth and breadth of legal experience so that our clients need only one firm for legal services throughout the region.
Regardless of a client's size or stage of development, we believe that successful legal representation begins with a clear understanding our our client's business, industry and objectives, followed by collaboration with the client to achieve the best possible results. Our lawyers and our support staff work together to deepen client relationships through a commitment to understanding their businesses and their goals, and we strive to advance our clients' interests by providing excellent, effective and efficient legal services and creative solutions across all areas of our practice.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Admiralty Law; Appellate Practice; Antitrust and Trade Regulation; Bankruptcy; Creditors' Rights; Business Law; Finance; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Corporate Law; Securities; Employee Benefits; Energy; Minerals; Environmental Law; Franchise Law; Franchise Distribution; Gaming Law; Government Contracts; Health Care; Health Care Litigation; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); Immigration Law; Insurance; Reinsurance; Intellectual Property; International Law; Labor And Employment; Legislative Practice; Governmental Relations; Municipal Finance; Oil And Gas Law; Petroleum Marketing; Products Liability; Professional Liability; Public Finance; Public Utility Law; Electric Power; Railroad Law; Real Estate; Regulatory Law; Governmental Matters; Tax Law; Torts; Toxic Torts; Trusts And Estates; White Collar Criminal Defense.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
CMS Proposed Rule and Administrator Ruling Affecting RAC Appeals
Kimberly L. Cappleman,Cecile L. Gordon,Jeffrey S. Moore,Eugenia S. Thomas, March 21, 2013
On March 13, 2013, CMS released a proposed rule (CMS-1455-P) to revise Medicare Part B billing policies when a Part A claim for an inpatient admission is denied for lack of medical necessity. CMS will be accepting comments until May 17, 2013 on this rule.
Criminal Background Checks: OFCCP Backs EEOC'S Guidance
Saundra B. Strong, February 19, 2013
In a surprising move, on January 29, 2013, the Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs ("OFCCP") issued Directive 306, entitled "Complying with Nondiscrimination Provisions: Criminal Record Restrictions and Discrimination Based on Race and National...
Year Established: 1853
Abbott Laboratories; Altria Group, Inc.; FKA Philip Morris Inc.; Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.; AT&T; BancorpSouth Bank; Bank of Morton; Bank of Yazoo City; B.C. Rogers Oil Co.; Beverly Enterprises Miss Inc.; Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi; Bombardier Capital, Inc.; Capital One Financial Corp.; Chevron Corp.; Continental Grain Co., Inc.; Delphi Automotive Systems; Delta and Pine Land Co.; Entergy Mississippi, Inc.; Fidelity Acceptance Corp.; First National Bank of Oxford; First State Corp.; Fleet Capital Corp.; Frito-Lay, Inc.; Gannett River States Publishing Corp.; GATX Corp.; General Electric Capital Corp.; General Motors Corp.; General Star Indemnity Co.; Georgia Pacific Corporation; Great American Insurance Cos.; Harcourt General, Inc.; Harvey Construction Co.; Hesselbein Tire Co.; Jackson Municipal Airport Authority; Kraft-IFD; L3 Communications Vertex Aerospace; Mississippi Chemical Corp.; Mississippi Municipal Liability Plan; Mississippi Municipal Workers Compensation Group; Mississippi Power & Light Co.; Mississippi Valley Gas Co.; Newsprint South, Inc.; North Mississippi Health Services, Inc. (and affiliated entities); Regions Financial Corporation; Rush Health Systems, Inc. (and affiliated entities); St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co.; Sanderson Farms, Inc.; Sara Lee Corp.; Signal Capital Corp.; Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Co.; Systems Electro Coating, LLC; Trustmark National Bank; Underwriters at Lloyd's, London; Union Planters Bank of Central Mississippi; Valley Food Services, Inc.; Valley Management Services, Inc.; Viking Range Corp.; Wachovia Bank & Trust Co., N.A.; Westinghouse Electric Corp.
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