One year since Hurricane Katrina gutted much of New Orleans and the surrounding area, business for some lawyers is flourishing from reconstruction projects and domestic cases -- due to an uptick in cases from marriages stretched to the breaking point in Katrina's wake -- while others are still struggling to rebuild their practices and their lives. And then there's the future. "It's not certain in people's minds that we won't go through it again this year," says Phelps Dunbar's Richard Dicharry.
Uneasy Times for Lawyers in the Big Easy
The National Law Journal
August 30, 2006