Phelps Dunbar LLP

Litigation Department

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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.

Work highlights Represented an accountancy firm in a professional malpractice claim involving alleged damages of approximately $3.4 million.

Notable practitioners

Jim Wyly is commended by his peers for his extensive experience in insurance litigation. One source describes him and his team as "very responsive and knowledgeable."

Jim Shelson is noted by one of his peers for having "a strong practice in large commercial actions." His experience covers product liability and toxic tort litigation, in addition to claims arising in the insurance, gaming and telecom sectors.