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  • PRACTICE FOCUS
  • EDUCATION+
    • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
      Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2009
    • The University of Memphis
      B.A., magna cum laude, 2005
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Louisiana
    • Texas
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • CLERKSHIP+
    • Summer Law Clerk, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, Judge Ivan Lemelle, New Orleans, Louisiana 2008
    • Extern, Louisiana Supreme Court, Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll (Retired), New Orleans, Louisiana 2007

Tommy Peyton is an insurance and reinsurance associate in Phelps Dunbar’s New Orleans office. He counsels clients, resolves coverage disputes, and manages litigation involving insurance coverage issues throughout the United States.

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Tommy Peyton is an insurance and reinsurance associate in Phelps Dunbar’s New Orleans office. He counsels clients, resolves coverage disputes, and manages litigation involving insurance coverage issues throughout the United States.

Tommy's practice focuses on advising insurance carriers on a variety of coverage issues, including construction-related claims and losses, commercial property losses, general liability, issues of multiple-year trigger and allocation, additional insured status, contractual indemnity and extra-contractual liability. He also has significant experience counseling and defending insurers against bad faith allegations for both first and third party claims.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Leadership Class, Member 2013-2014)
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • CASA Jefferson Parish (Board Member 2013-2015)

Recognition

  • Pro Bono Publico Award, Louisiana Bar Association
  • Century Club Award, Louisiana Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Project Distinguished Service Award

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
    Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2009
  • The University of Memphis
    B.A., magna cum laude, 2005

Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Clerkships

  • Summer Law Clerk, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, Judge Ivan Lemelle, New Orleans, Louisiana 2008
  • Extern, Louisiana Supreme Court, Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll (Retired), New Orleans, Louisiana 2007
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Leadership Class, Member 2013-2014)
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • CASA Jefferson Parish (Board Member 2013-2015)
  • Pro Bono Publico Award, Louisiana Bar Association
  • Century Club Award, Louisiana Bar Association
  • Pro Bono Project Distinguished Service Award