Robert J. Barbier - Phelps Dunbar LLP

Robert J. Barbier

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 504-584-9328

Bob Barbier practices in the areas of admiralty and tort litigation. He has litigated cases in all areas of maritime law and non-maritime products liability law in Louisiana, Mississippi and the territory of Guam, and has handled numerous appeals in the Louisiana Court system and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. While he has litigated cases in all areas of maritime law, he generally represents owners, charterers, and/or underwriters in defense of personal injury claims, both blue and brown water, and cargo claims, as well as handling FD&D claims, ship construction disputes, Rule B attachments, dock damage, environmental, and Coast Guard matters.

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

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical CollegeBS 1968Loyola University New OrleansJ.D. 1972
Louisiana State Bar AssociationNew Orleans Bar AssociationMaritime Law Association of the United StatesSoutheastern Admiralty Law Institute

Office Location

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


Practice Areas

Admiralty and Maritime Law (Cargo, Charter Parties, Litigation, Personal Injury)