Frank W. Trapp

Frank W. Trapp


Phelps Dunbar LLP

Recognized since 2001

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Antitrust Law

Criminal Defense: General Practice

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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Frank Trapp practices in the area of general litigation. He has extensive experience in the areas of antitrust, “white-collar criminal defense” (including health care, environmental, bankruptcy, tax, and antitrust matters), grand jury investigations, professional malpractice, Federal False Claims Act, and federal and state civil and criminal trial practice.

Mr. Trapp has worked as an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, in Washington, D.C. and in Atlanta, and with Criminal Division, Fraud Section and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida.

Location

  • 4270 I-55 North
    Jackson, MS 39211-6391

Education

  • University of Mississippi , J.D., graduated 1972
  • University of Mississippi , BA, graduated 1969

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, District of Columbia Bar
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • Georgia, Georgia State Bar
  • Mississippi, Mississippi State Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Litigation and Antitrust Section - Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • State Bar of Georgia - Member
  • The District of Columbia Bar - Member
  • The Florida Bar - Member
  • The Mississippi Bar - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Phelps Dunbar LLP
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

158 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

43 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Jackson, MS (2021)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Jackson, MS (2018)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Jackson, MS (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Special Focus

  • Appellate
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Environmental Crimes
  • Federal
  • Grand Jury
  • Internal Investigations
  • Litigation
  • Qui Tam/False Claims Act
  • State
  • Tax
  • Tax-Evasion Defense

Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Mississippi Business Journal "Leadership in Law" recipient, 2015

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