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"The firm has been working towards developing a Diversity Committee. In addition, we have developed a Women's Forum to help ensure that women are appropriately represented in recruiting classes to connecting our attorneys internally for support and mentorship. The Phelps Women's Forum fosters leadership, growth, and success of our female lawyers by connecting, educating, and mentoring them. Throughout the year, the Women's Forum hosts events to help shape growth and provide support and networking opportunities. In addition, there is an..."

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Phelps Dunbar

365 Canal Street
Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 566-1311

Firm Stats

Firm Managing Partner: Michael Hunt

Base Salary

Firm did not provide salary information 

Employment Contact

Rachel Woolridge
Manager of Legal Recruiting

Major Office Locations

New Orleans, LA (HQ)
Baton Rouge, LA
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
Gulfport, MS
Houston, TX
Jackson, MI
Mobile, AL
Raleigh, NC
Southlake, TX
Tampa, FL
Tupelo, MS

Major Departments

Governmental Relations
Health Care
Insurance and Reinsurance
Labor and Employment