Phelps Dunbar Welcomes 16 New Attorneys

November 03, 2016

NEW ORLEANS – Phelps Dunbar is pleased to welcome 16 new attorneys to six of its offices.

In the New Orleans office, associates Michael Bardwell will practice in the area of insurance and reinsurance, Catherine Cranfield will practice in the area of labor and employment, Lillian Grappe will practice in the area of litigation and Justin Warner will practice in the area of admiralty.

The firm’s Baton Rouge, Louisiana office welcomes associates Taylor Boudreaux, who will practice in the areas of business and litigation, Taylor Crousillac, who will practice in the area of labor and employment, Leah Neupert, who will practice in the area of business and real estate, and Gregory Reda, who will practice in the area of litigation and environmental law.

Associates Valerie Assad and Sarah Gottlieb will practice in the Tampa, Florida office’s insurance and reinsurance group, while associate Matthew Perez will practice in the labor and employment group.

Staff attorneys John Emslie and Johnathan Jordan and associate Brad Timms will practice in the area of litigation in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas office.

In the Houston, Texas office, associate Mikhail Paltiyevich will practice in the area of litigation.

The firm’s Gulfport, Mississippi office welcomes associate Michael Thompson, who will practice in the area of litigation.

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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, LA; Jackson, Tupelo and Gulfport, MS; Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX; Tampa, FL; Mobile, AL; Raleigh, NC; and London enable Phelps Dunbar to serve clients not only along the Third Coast, but also the South, nationwide and abroad.