Practice Focus

Class Actions/Mass Actions/MDLs, Securities and Antitrust

Esmond Phelps is counsel to the firm and a member of our Litigation Section. His primary area of practice is general litigation.

Esmond has been involved in such complex litigation projects as the unfair trade practice and non-competition litigation between Sedgwick James and Marsh McClennan; the State of Louisiana’s claims against Tennessee Gas Company resulting in a $26 million jury verdict in the State’s favor; and the litigation arising out of property damage caused by the explosion of Ship Shoal 354-A-2 well which was recently tried to verdict in Texas federal court.

Esmond is a member of the New Orleans, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations, as well as the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel.


  • J.D. from Tulane Law School, 1970
    • Member of the Tulane Moot Court Board
  • B.A. from Davidson College, 1967

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana