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Philip Claverie represents both financial institutions (both regional and nationwide) and other companies in the areas of business and finance, including complex banking, commercial and real estate transactions and vessel financing. He specializes in syndicated multi-state loan transactions, as well as the financing aspects of tax credit financing (Historic and New Markets). He also represents commercial real estate developers in acquisitions, leasing and land use matters. He is the senior member of the firm’s Business Group, with over 45 years of experience at Phelps Dunbar.


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 50%
  2. Business: 50%

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Phelps Dunbar

Canal Place
365 Canal Street, Suite 2000
New Orleans, LA, 70130-6534


LAEligible to practice law196608/05/2016
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
President's AwardNew Orleans Bar Association2005
ListedChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for BusinessN/A
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Top Lawyers in New OrleansNew Orleans MagazineN/A
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Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
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New Orleans Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of the Bar of the City of New YorkMemberN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Louisiana Bar FoundationFellowN/A
American Judicature SocietyMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1966
Princeton UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1963