Perry Dampf


Daniel Lund III

Mr. Lund is a Partner at Phelps Dunbar LLP in New Orleans, Louisiana. His practice specializes in construction and surety litigation and arbitration, business, insurance and products liability defense litigation, contract drafting and negotiation, telecommunications, as well as land use law in the areas of zoning and planning. Beginning in 2012, Mr. Lund has received annually the "Top Lawyers" recognition in the fields of Alternative Dispute Resolution and Construction by New Orleans Magazine, and has been honored since 2010 in the "Louisiana Super Lawyers" publication in the field of Construction Litigation.

Mr. Lund is covering mediations and arbitrations statewide in Louisiana. With twenty-nine years of legal experience representing businesses, Mr. Lund is ideally suited for cases requiring resolution of complex business matters.

Endeavoring always to broaden his horizons, Mr. Lund obtained in 2009 a Masters of Theological Studies degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

Areas of Concentration

Personal Injury

Products Liability

Construction Disputes

Surety Claims

New Home Warranty Act

Business and Contract Disputes

Corporate Disputes

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Disputes

Property Damage

Toxic Tort

Warranty Issues


B.A., University of New Orleans (1985)

J.D., Tulane University Law School (1988)

M.T.S., Duke University (2009)


Admitted to the Louisiana Bar, 1988

Louisiana Bar Foundation (Fellow)

Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (Member of Board of Directors, and Chair of Construction and Commercial Litigation practice group)

Construction Financial Management Association

Surety Claims Institute (Member of the Board of Directors)

National Bond Claims Association

Associated Builders & Contractors (Member)

Associated General Contractors (Member)

American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry

Louisiana Wireless Association

AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability & adherence to professional standards of ethics

Louisiana Super Lawyers, 2010-present

Best Lawyers in America – Construction Law and Construction Law Litigation, 2015-present

New Orleans Magazine - Top Lawyers, 2012-present