4270 I-55 North
Jackson, Mississippi 39211-6391
info@phelps.com T: 601-352-2300 F: 601-360-9777

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Upon merging with local law firms, Phelps Dunbar’s Jackson office opened in 1986 to expand the capabilities of the firm. Since then, the Jackson location has grown to include approximately 30 attorneys, representing a diverse clientele in a number of issues and industries.

Our attorneys handle major litigation and transactional matters throughout the state and region. Another core focus of our Jackson location is labor and employment law. Our attorneys in Jackson are also experienced in effectively representing clients in the following areas: appellate litigation; bankruptcy; commercial lending and transactions; commercial litigation; corporate law; ERISA; health care; insurance and reinsurance; intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions; tax; and tort defense.


  • 11 Phelps Dunbar Attorneys Named Lawyer of the Year in Their Market for 2017

    Aug 19, 2016 - NEW ORLEANS – The Best Lawyers in America© has designated 11 Phelps Dunbar attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2017 in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as Jackson, Mississippi and Tampa, Florida. The Lawyer of the Year award is presented to... More
  • 89 Phelps Dunbar Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers in America

    Aug 15, 2016 - NEW ORLEANS – The Best Lawyers in America© has named 89 lawyers from eight of Phelps Dunbar’s Third Coast offices to its 2017 listing. Best Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have been voted by their peers as the top practitioners in the United States. To... More
  • Richard Montague Receives Business Bankruptcy Law Certification

    Jul 08, 2016 - JACKSON, Mississippi – Phelps Dunbar is proud to announce Richard Montague, an attorney in our Jackson office’s business group, has received his Business Bankruptcy Law certification from the American Board of Certification. Mr. Montague focuses on bankruptcy... More
  • Chambers USA Names 37 Phelps Dunbar Attorneys, 16 Practice Areas Industry Leaders

    May 27, 2016 - NEW ORLEANS – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized lawyers and practices at five of Phelps Dunbar’s Third Coast offices for excellence in the field, with 16 of the firm’s practice areas and 37 lawyers receiving the distinction... More
  • LaToya Merritt Named 2016 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

    Apr 14, 2016 - JACKSON – LaToya Merritt, deputy practice coordinator and partner in Phelps Dunbar’s Jackson office’s Labor and Employment group, has been named a 2016 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. Ms. Merritt is one of 227 Fellows nationwide this... More
  • Phelps Dunbar Welcomes 8 New Associates

    Jan 20, 2016 - NEW ORLEANS – Phelps Dunbar is pleased to welcome eight new associates to six of its offices. In the New Orleans office, Matthew G. Greig, Jennifer R. Kretschmann and Katherine L. Wyly will practice in the area of insurance and reinsurance. The firm’s Baton... More
  • Phelps Dunbar Elects 2 to Partner, 3 to Counsel

    Jan 13, 2016 - NEW ORLEANS – Phelps Dunbar LLP is pleased to announce it has elected Bart C. Bacigalupi and Colin B. Cambre of the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana office to partnership, effective January 1, 2016. Additionally, R. Gregg Mayer of the Jackson, Mississippi... More
  • Super Lawyers Lists 19 Phelps Dunbar Lawyers Among Top In Mississippi

    Nov 12, 2015 - JACKSON – Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine has recognized 19 lawyers from Phelps Dunbar’s Jackson, Gulfport and Tupelo offices as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars for 2015. These 19 attorneys are considered the top 5 percent of attorneys in Mississippi as voted... More
  • 8 Phelps Dunbar Offices Named to 'Best Law Firms' 2016 List

    Nov 03, 2015 - NEW ORLEANS – U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America© released its 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings this week, and Phelps Dunbar was rated on the national level as well as locally for its excellence in the practice of law. Eight of Phelps... More