James G. Wyly  III - Phelps Dunbar LLP

James G. Wyly III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 228-679-1310

Jim Wyly practices in the area of litigation. He handles a diverse litigation practice in Mississippi and Louisiana. As a litigator, he has defended a variety of tort claims, including serious personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death claims arising from transportation, professional liability (legal, medical, accountant, insurance and real estate agents/brokers), products liability, toxic exposure, maritime (Jones Act and general maritime law), construction (architects, engineers, and contractors) and insurance coverage disputes.

Mr. Wyly has extensive jury trial experience, successfully defending clients in both state and federal courts in Mississippi and Louisiana. Through an aggressive motion practice, he has summarily disposed of many serious liability claims, and through negotiation and effective use of ADR, he has compromised numerous personal injury and death claims.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical CollegeBS 1975Mississippi CollegeJ.D. 1980
The Mississippi BarLouisiana State Bar AssociationHarrison County Bar AssociationLouisiana Association of Defense CounselMississippi Business Court Committee

Office Location

2602 Thirteenth Street, Suite 300
Gulfport, MS 39501
United States

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Transportation Law