Phelps Dunbar Chosen for the Sixth Time as One of the Best Places to Work in New OrleansNEW ORLEANS – Dec 14, 2012 – At a luncheon earlier today, Phelps Dunbar LLP was recognized by New Orleans City Business as one of New Orleans’ “Best Places to Work” in 2012. This is the sixth time the firm has appeared on the list since 2006.
New Orleans City Business chooses honorees using several criteria, including information regarding the nominees’ benefits such as salary, insurance coverage, time off, and employee programming. Once that application has been submitted, employees of the nominated business complete an online survey to gauge overall satisfaction with the employer.
“Phelps Dunbar has always made the wellbeing of its employees and partners a priority,” said Richard Dicharry, managing partner of the firm’s New Orleans office. “We believe that is an integral part of our ability to provide excellent legal services to our clients.”
Phelps Dunbar was honored with 34 other large companies and 15 small companies. Its New Orleans office employs 202 full-time employees (including partners), making it the largest of the firm’s nine U.S. offices. The average length of service for employees in the New Orleans office is more than a decade.
With offices positioned along the Gulf Coast from Houston to Tampa, Phelps Dunbar is a regional law firm of more than 270 attorneys uniquely equipped to serve clients in the major commercial centers of the burgeoning “Third Coast” of the United States. Locations in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Jackson, Tupelo and Gulfport, Mississippi; Houston, Texas; Tampa, Florida; Mobile, Alabama as well as Raleigh, North Carolina; and London, England enable Phelps Dunbar to serve clients not only along the Third Coast, but also the South, nationwide and abroad.