Best Lawyers in America Selects 14 Phelps Dunbar Attorneys as ‘Lawyer of the Year'

August 23, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – The Best Lawyers in America© has designated 14 Phelps Dunbar attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2018. The “Lawyer of the Year” award is an honor given to only one lawyer in each practice area per city.

In addition, 101 attorneys across Phelps Dunbar’s offices were selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers selects honorees based on the results of surveys in which thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers. The following Phelps Dunbar partners were recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective areas:

New Orleans, Louisiana

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Gulfport, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi

Tampa, Florida


With offices positioned along the Gulf Coast from Houston to Tampa, Phelps Dunbar is a regional law firm of more than 270 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.