Eccles, Susan N.

301 Main Street, Suite 1100Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Updated: 12/12/2017

Overview

Ms. Eccles is a partner in the law firm of Dunlap Fiore LLC. She has a Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV Preeminent Lawyer and was selected to the Rising Stars list in Government Contracts and Surety Law by Super Lawyers. Her practice involves the representation of prime contractors, subcontractors, service disabled veteran owned enterprises, sureties, and insurance carriers, and commercial enterprises. Ms. Eccles also serves as special assistant attorney general and advises state agencies and...

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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Construction Law
  • Surety Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Corporate Compliance and Licensing
  • Administrative Law

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2013

Other Affiliations

  • Louisiana Bar Association, 2005 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 2005 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association - Forum on the Construction Industry, Co-Chair Construction Division, 2017, Member, 2012-Present
  • American Bar Association - Public Contract Law Section, 2012 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association - Surety and Fidelity Law Committee, 2012 - Present (Member)
  • Federal Bar Association, 2006 - Present (Member)
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association, 2009 - Present (Member)
  • March of Dimes Capital Area Division, 2009 - 2011 (Board Member)

Honors

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating
  • Selected to the 2014 - 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Classes and Seminars

  • Speaker, Louisiana Procurement Policies, National Business Institute, 2016
  • Speaker, Interplay Between Contractor, Surety, and the Government on Federal Construction Projects, American Bar Association, Federal Procurement Institute, 2015

Past Positions

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP, Associate

Education

  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    J.D.
    Honors: cum laude
  • Loyola University New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
    B.A.
    Major: History

Office Information

Address

301 Main Street, Suite 1100Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Fax

  • 225-282-0680

Email

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