• PRACTICE FOCUS
  • INDUSTRIES+
  • EDUCATION+
    • University of Richmond School of Law
      J.D., cum laude, 2011; Awards for Excellence in Admiralty Law and Environmental Law
    • University of Virginia
      B.A. in Spanish, 2008
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
    • Louisiana
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • CLERKSHIP+
David I. "Turk" Clay II Associate
New Orleans
504-679-5500  direct504-301-5469  mobile

Turk Clay practices in the area of marine and energy litigation. His practice includes the defense of vessel owners and operators from claims arising from personal injury, vessel collisions, cargo damage and contract disputes. He has experience conducting shipboard investigations for vessel collisions, personal injury and cargo damage.

Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, he was a law clerk for the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association

Industries

Education

  • University of Richmond School of Law
  • University of Virginia

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Louisiana State Bar Association