Florida Super Lawyers Lists 19 Phelps Dunbar Lawyers Among Top in State

June 09, 2017

TAMPA – Florida Super Lawyers magazine has named 19 attorneys from Phelps Dunbar’s Tampa office to its 2017 list with partners Bret Feldman and Dennis McClelland earning a spot on the Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers list.

The 2017 Florida Super Lawyers from Phelps Dunbar and their practice areas are:

Super Lawyers also recognizes “Rising Stars” for many of the geographic areas it covers. These attorneys are vetted for excellence in the same way Super Lawyers are, but they must be either under the age of 40 or have been in practice for fewer than 10 years. The 2017 Florida Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” from Phelps Dunbar are:

Super Lawyers honors the top 5 percent of attorneys in a state or geographic area who have been voted on by the legal community as well as vetted through independent research for professional achievement, excellence in the practice of law and a high degree of peer recognition.

The Super Lawyers selection process evaluates attorneys based on 12 indicators, including clients, experience, specialized licenses and certifications, verdicts, awards and honors, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and others. After this evaluation, peers vote on attorneys within their same practice areas across a particular state or geographic area, in this case, Florida.


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