|Admiralty/Maritime Law||Banking Law|
|Business Law||Civil Trial Practice|
|Commercial Litigation||Environmental Law|
|General Practice||Health Care Law|
|Insurance Law||Labor and Employment Law|
|Natural Resources Law||Tax Law|
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
Year Established: 1853
Altria Group, Inc. FKA Philip Morris Incorporated; BancorpSouth Bank; Bank of America; Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc.; The Britannia Steamship Insurance Assn., Ltd.; Capital One Financial Corporation; Cleco Corporation; Credit Suisse First Boston; Dillard Department Stores; Dow Chemical USA; Edison Chouest Offshore; Entergy Louisiana, Inc.; Fairfield Industries, Inc.; Frito-Lay, Inc.; GATX Corp.; General Motors Corporation; Georgia Pacific Corporation; GlaxoSmithKline; Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.; J.P. Morgan Chase & Company; Kmart Corporation; Laitram Corporation; Louisiana Lottery Corporation; Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation; Lundy Enterprises, Inc.; North Mississippi Health Services, Inc. (and affiliated entities); L3 Communications Vertex Aerospace; Regions Financial Corporation; Rolls-Royce North America; Rubicon Inc.; Scottsdale Insurance Company; Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company; Steamship Mutual Underwriting Assn., Ltd.; Stolt-Nielsen Transportation Group Ltd.; Tenet Healthcare Corporation; Thibodaux Regional Medical Center; The Tribune Company; Trustmark National Bank; Underwriters at Lloyd's London; Union Pacific Railroad Company; Viking Range Corporation; Westinghouse Electric Corporation; Zurich Reinsurance (London), Ltd.
(For Complete Biographical Data on all Personnel, see Professional Biographies at other locations)