Brandon Davis, Marty McLeod Named 2016 Leadership in Law Honorees

March 07, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Phelps Dunbar partners Brandon Davis and Marty McLeod have been named Leadership in Law honorees for 2016 by New Orleans CityBusiness newspaper.

The program, in its 12th year, recognizes 50 area professionals in the field of law for their career and community accomplishments

Mr. Davis practices in the areas of labor and employment and business, employment-based and family-based immigration. His employment litigation practice includes representing employers in the defense of employment-related claims, alleging retaliation, discrimination and workplace harassment under federal and state statutes. As part of his immigration practice, Mr. Davis represents employers and individuals in a wide variety of immigration matters including civil and criminal worksite enforcement defense, visa petitions for employees, students, investors/traders, intracompany transfers, and family sponsored petitions

Mr. McLeod represents U.S. and foreign vessel owners as well as offshore companies and liability, pollution, hull, protection and indemnity insurance clients in a variety of marine and energy matters, including property, loss of use, pollution and commercial disputes. He also regularly counsels clients in negotiating and drafting contractual agreements involving marine and energy contracts, charters and operating agreements.


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; Raleigh, North Carolina; and London enable Phelps Dunbar to serve clients not only along the Third Coast, but also the South, nationwide and abroad.