Charles Phipps is an attorney at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s New Orleans office. Charles joins the firm’s litigation group and represents plaintiffs involved in toxic tort and complex civil matters, where he has a particular interest in helping victims of asbestos exposure seek justice through the legal system. Admitted to practice law by the State Bar of Louisiana, Charles served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Omar K. Mason within the Orleans Parish Civil District Court prior to joining Waters Kraus & Paul.
Charles is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. Thereafter, Charles earned his Juris Doctor and a Sports Law Certificate from Tulane University Law School. While at Tulane, Charles served as the managing editor for The Sports Lawyers Journal, member and coach of the Moot Court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, President of the Black Law Students Association, and was inducted as a member of the Order of Barristers.
Charles enjoys professional affiliations with the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc. Civically, he is a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and serves on the James M. Singleton Charter School’s Academic Advisory Board.