J. Alan Harrell - Phelps Dunbar LLP

J. Alan Harrell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 225-376-0232

Alan Harrell practices environmental law and litigation, with an emphasis on toxic tort litigation and class actions. He also counsels clients on environmental regulatory matters. Working at the intersection of substantive environmental law, science, and litigation, Mr. Harrell regularly works with a variety of expert witnesses in areas ranging from hydrogeology to vapor intrusion.

Mr. Harrell’s practice includes representing chemical manufacturing facilities and environmental insurers in actions alleging personal exposure, diminution of property value, and other damages. He has also defended clients in cases involving claims of contamination from oil and gas operations.

In addition to his environmental practice, Mr. Harrell has handled a variety of commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract claims, as well as defended professional liability claims brought against environmental consultants, engineers, and other professionals. He is also the coordinator of pro bono legal services for the Baton Rouge office.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical CollegeBA 1994LSU Law SchoolJ.D. 1997
American Bar AssociationBaton Rouge Bar AssociationLouisiana State Bar AssociationRotary Club of Baton RougeRotary Club of Baton Rouge Foundation

Office Location

II City Plaza, Suite 1100
400 Convention Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5618
United States


Practice Areas

Litigation - Environmental