Shelton Dennis Blunt - Phelps Dunbar LLP

Shelton Dennis Blunt

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014

Dennis Blunt practices in the area of commercial litigation, with a focus on business disputes including business torts and insurance company solvency and regulation. He is an experienced trial litigator having represented plaintiffs, defendants, and regulators across a wide spectrum of industries including education, public utilities, health care, state and municipal government, insurance, and financial institutions on a regional and national basis. He has tried matters involving corporate governance, having represented clients in directors and officers litigation involving complex claims of business misconduct, fraud, civil RICO, procurement, breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair trade practices. His business litigation practice has also included handling Louisiana state and local tax disputes.

Mr. Blunt has further represented several large employers in employment matters including wage and hour collective action litigation. He has significant experience handling large scale litigation involving significant issues of electronic document preservation and handling e-discovery disputes, having also lectured on e-discovery related topics.

University of Louisiana at MonroeBA 1988Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical CollegeJ.D. 1991Emory UniversityLL.M 1992
Louisiana State Bar AssociationBaton Rouge Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationNational Bar FoundationDefense Research InstituteLouisiana Association of Defense CounselNational Council of School AttorneysLouisiana School Attorneys AssociationSouthern University Law Center Inn of CourtLouis A. Martinet Legal Society

Office Location

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

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation