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Phelps Dunbar LLP

Construction

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What the team is known for

Provides a strong platform for major development projects, including educational institution renovations, petrochemical manufacturing facilities and wider commercial constructions. Offers a range of expertise across contracting, construction management and dispute resolution. Its broad client roster includes insurers, developers and management companies.

Strengths

A source says:“The team is excellent. They understand client service and are always responsive.”

Work highlights

Represented Excel Contractors in two lawsuits arising from fires at Renewable Energy Group’s biofuel plant which caused substantial property damage and physical injury to employees.

Notable practitioners

Amanda Messa frequently represents contractors in construction disputes. She is also well equipped to handle the drafting and negotiating of various contracts.
"Amanda is excellent."

Daniel Lund has a solid practice encompassing construction litigation arising from projects in the sport, entertainment, education sectors. He demonstrates additional strength in ADR.

Kelsey Funes draws praise for her contentious practice and represents contractors, developers and design professionals in the full range of construction disputes.
“Kelsey is very thoughtful in her advice and has become a trusted adviser for us.”

Michael Hunt is particularly skilled at handling claims arising from energy, real estate and industrial projects. This is complemented by his experience advising on the noncontentious aspects of construction projects.

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Construction

Phelps Dunbar LLP

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Location

II City Plaza

400 Convention Street

Suite 1100

Baton Rouge

Louisiana

USA

LA 70802-5618

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Louisiana

Construction


Amanda Messa
Band 3
Daniel Lund III
Band 3
Kelsey Funes
Band 2
Michael D Hunt
Band 3