Phelps Dunbar earned distinction as a highly ranked firm in Louisiana by 2018 Benchmark Litigation. The firm also had five Louisiana attorneys named 2018 “Local Litigation Stars.”
Fenita Morris-Shepard has joined Phelps Dunbar as counsel; she brings robust experience as an in-house attorney, including six years as in-house counsel at a North Carolina-based health care diagnostics and contract research organization company.
On the Third Coast, there are new development projects - both public and private - just about everywhere you look. Every project comes with legal issues at every phase. Some are routine, some are highly complex, but all require the kind of legal acumen and business savvy that we bring to the table.
Phelps Dunbar has expanded its New Orleans office with the addition of six attorneys across its business, construction and health care practices.
With one of the country's largest Admiralty and Maritime groups, we deal with all types of shipping issues - from routine contractual matters to maritime finance to collision litigation - and we maintain a 24/7 Emergency Response system for clients in situations requiring urgent action.
We help clients with a variety of health care issues throughout the region. In the health care industry, we facilitate transactions and perform HIPAA and PPACA work for a range of institutions. We also assist companies with Medicare/Medicaid payment issues, corporate compliance, and other regulatory issues.