David Lawton practices in the area of admiralty and tort. He has extensive trial and appellate experience in various aspects of maritime law, including personal injury/death, maritime pollution, contract disputes, offshore rigs and vessels, and major casualties.
Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, he was with the Terriberry, Carroll, & Yancey, L.L.P. law firm in New Orleans.
Licensed since 1977
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|LA||Eligible to practice law||1977||08/16/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Listed||Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business||N/A|
|Listed||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|Listed||Louisiana Super Lawyers||N/A|
|Top Lawyers in New Orleans||New Orleans Magazine||N/A|
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|Maritime Law Association of the United States||Member||N/A|
|Louisiana State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New Orleans Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Southeast Admiralty Law Institute||Member||N/A|
|Vanderbilt University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1977|
|Brown University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1973|