Phelps Dunbar LLP

Litigation Department

Mississippi
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What the team is known for Regional firm with offices in Jackson, Tupelo and Gulfport. Possesses expertise representing clients in a diverse range of disputes including insurance, professional malpractice, environment and breach of contract cases. Also possesses expertise in personal injury and product liability cases and able to represent clients in appeal courts.

Notable practitioners


Jim Wyly
is a fine choice of counsel for complex insurance disputes, drawing on notable strength in trial and ADR proceedings in defense of insurers. He is also noted for his broader commercial litigation capabilities.


Jim Shelson
is an impressive litigator with wide-ranging experience in commercial disputes. His caseload includes toxic tort and product liability suits, as well as insurance coverage claims.