Mark N. Halbert

Mark N. Halbert

Phelps Dunbar LLP

Recognized since 2007

Tupelo, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Mark Halbert practices in the area of general civil litigation and labor and employment. He has more than 20 years of litigation experience, with extensive experience in employment litigation, tort claims, commercial litigation and estate disputes.

Mark represents management in a variety of employment matters including employment discrimination claims, wrongful termination, fair labor standards and practices, and employment policies. He represents business clients in contract negotiations, breach of contract claims, non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, and lease disputes. His tort litigation work includes premises liability claims, trucking accidents and malicious prosecution. He has extensive experience in chancery court matters involving will contests, breach of fiduciary duty and general probate disputes.

Mark is licensed to practice law in Mississippi and Arkansas, and he has litigated cases in state and federal courts, including appeals to the Fifth and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Court of Federal Claims.

  • 105 E. Main Street, Suite 201
    Tupelo, MS 38804
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D., graduated 1996
  • Harding University, B.S., graduated 1991
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, Mississippi
  • Arkansas, Arkansas
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Mississippi Bar Association - Member

Phelps Dunbar LLP
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

160 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

40 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
Special Focus:
  • Civil Rights
  • Defense
  • Disability
  • Harassment
  • Litigation
  • Management
  • Public and Private Sectors
  • State and Federal
  • Title VII Litigation
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Employment Law - Management (2011-2020), Litigation - Labor and Employment (2011-2020), The Best Lawyers in America
  • Employment Law Experts - Top Recommended Attorney in Tupelo (2016)


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