Firm Profile

Phelps Dunbar LLP

Headquarters

365 Canal Street, Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA 70130-6534
United States
(504) 566.1311

Firm Details

With offices positioned along the Gulf Coast from Houston to Tampa, Phelps Dunbar is a regional law firm of more than 260 attorneys uniquely equipped to serve clients in the major commercial centers of the burgeoning “Third Coast” of the United States. Locations in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Jackson, Tupelo and Gulfport, Mississippi; Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth Texas; Tampa, Florida; Mobile, Alabama as well as Raleigh, North Carolina; and London, England enable Phelps Dunbar to serve clients not only along the Third Coast, but also the South, nationwide and abroad.

Whether it is a matter of admiralty, litigation, business, labor and employment or insurance, we are committed to being the pre-eminent law firm for companies and individuals needing transactional or litigation services. Phelps has a significant geographic presence and our lawyers have developed a depth and breadth of legal experience so that our clients need only one firm for legal services throughout the region.

Regardless of a client’s size or stage of development, we believe that successful legal representation begins with a clear understanding of our client’s business, industry and objectives, followed by collaboration with the client to achieve the best possible results. Our lawyers and our support staff work together to deepen client relationships through a commitment to understanding their businesses and their goals, and we strive to advance our clients’ interests by providing excellent, effective and efficient legal services and creative solutions across all areas of our practice. 

Management

P. Ragan Richard
Managing Partner - Baton Rouge
C. Matthew Terrell
Managing Partner - Dallas/Fort Worth
Michael D. Hunt
Managing Partner - Firm Wide
James G. Wyly
Managing Partner - Gulfport
David Crawford
Managing Partner - Houston
W. Thomas Siler, Jr.
Managing Partner - Jackson
Allen E. "Teeto" Graham
Managing Partner - Mobile
Marshall M. Redmond
Managing Partner - New Orleans
Dennis M. McClelland
Managing Partner - Tampa
Greg D. Pirkle
Managing Partner - Tupelo

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Louisiana in Admiralty and Maritime Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Mississippi in Arbitration with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Louisiana in Banking and Finance Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Louisiana in Gaming Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Louisiana in Insurance Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Mississippi in Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Mississippi in Mediation with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Mississippi in Trusts and Estates with 4 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Admiralty and Maritime Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Jackson in Arbitration with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baton Rouge in Banking and Finance Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Banking and Finance Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baton Rouge in Employment Law - Management with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Insurance Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baton Rouge in Labor Law - Management with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Jackson in Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baton Rouge in Litigation - Construction with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Litigation - Insurance with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Baton Rouge in Real Estate Law with 3 lawyers

Firm Practice Areas

  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Media Law
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Project Finance Law
  • Qui Tam Law
  • Railroad Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Reinsurance Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utilities Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Office Locations

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

One Lime Street, Level Seven, Suite 725

London EC3M 7DQ

United Kingdom

44 20 7929 4765

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United States

United States

Alabama

Alabama

Mobile, AL

101 Dauphin Street, Suite 1000

Mobile, AL 36602

United States

(251) 432.4481

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Florida

Florida

Tampa, FL

100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1900

Tampa, FL 33602-5311

United States

(813) 472.7550

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Louisiana

Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA

II City Plaza, Suite 1100

400 Convention Street

Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5618

United States

(225) 346.0285

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New Orleans, LA

365 Canal Street, Suite 2000

New Orleans, LA 70130-6534

United States

(504) 566.1311

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Mississippi

Mississippi

Gulfport, MS

2602 Thirteenth Street, Suite 300

Gulfport, MS 39501

United States

(228) 679.1130

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Jackson, MS

4270 I-55 North

Jackson, MS 39211-6391

United States

(601) 352.2300

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Tupelo, MS

One Mississippi Plaza, Seventh Floor

201 South Spring Street

Tupelo, MS 38804

United States

(662) 842.7907

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North Carolina

North Carolina

Raleigh, NC

GlenLake One, Suite 100

4140 ParkLake Avenue

Raleigh, NC 27612

United States

(919) 789.5300

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Texas

Texas

Houston, TX

One Allen Center, Suite 1300

500 Dallas Street

Houston, TX 77002

United States

(713) 626.1386

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Southlake, TX

115 Grand Avenue, Suite 222

Southlake, TX 76092

United States

(817) 488.3134

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