Daniel Lund III

Dan Lund is covering mediations and arbitrations in Louisiana, as well as nationwide. With thirty-six years of legal experience representing businesses, Mr. Lund is ideally suited for assisting in the resolution of cases involving complex business matters. He joined the Perry Dampf panel in 2010 and is a member of its Construction Group.



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. He represents general contractors, major subcontractors, sureties, public and private owners, and wireless telecommunications carriers and owners of telecommunications infrastructure.

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, also achieving in that publication in 2023 and 2024 a Top 50 ranking across all practice areas for all Louisiana and New Orleans attorneys. He is AV preeminent peer review rated from Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and adherence to professional standards of ethics. He has also been recognized by the Best Lawyers in America in Construction Law and Litigation - Construction since 2015.

Endeavoring always to broaden his horizons, Mr. Lund obtained in 2009 a Master of Theological Studies degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Outside of the courtroom, Dan regularly lectures on construction law topics and speaks on legal ethics.

Mr. Lund was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 1988. His numerous professional memberships and affiliations include the Louisiana Bar Foundation, fellow; New Orleans Bar Association; member of the Board of Directors on the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel (2019-2023) and Chair of the Construction and Commercial Litigation Practice Group (2021-present); Construction Financial Management Association; Surety Claims Institute (Board of Directors 2021-present); National Bond Claims Association; Associated Builders & Contractors; Louisiana Associated General Contractors; American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry; and Louisiana Wireless Association.

Louisiana Bar Foundation Louisiana Association Defense Counsel Construction Financial Management Association Surety Claims Institute National Bond Claims Associated Builders and Contractors The Associated General Contractors American Bar Association Louisiana Wireless Association Martindale-Hubbell Super Lawyers Louisiana State Bar Association