David B. Lawton - Phelps Dunbar LLP

David B. Lawton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 504-584-9258

David Lawton practices in the area of admiralty and tort. He has extensive trial and appellate experience in various aspects of maritime law, including personal injury/death, maritime pollution, contract disputes, offshore rigs and vessels, and major casualties.

Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, he was with the Terriberry, Carroll, & Yancey, L.L.P. law firm in New Orleans.

Vanderbilt UniversityJ.D. 1977Brown UniversityAB 1973
Maritime Law AssociationLouisiana State Bar AssociationNew Orleans Bar AssociationFederal Bar AssociationSoutheastern Admiralty Law Institute

Office Location

365 Canal Street, Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA 70130-6534
United States

Practice Areas

Admiralty and Maritime Law (Casualty, Contract, Environmental, Litigation, Marine Insurance, Personal Injury)