Esmond Phelps II

Contact Information

t: (504) 586-5260

f: (504) 586-5250


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

Mr. Phelps 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.

Mr. Phelps 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



  • Louisiana