Faculty Directory

Phillip L. McIntosh

Professor of Law/Director of the Center Civil Law Studies

Professor McIntosh joined the law faculty in 1991 from private practice with Snellings, Breard, Sartor, Inabnett and Trascher, in Monroe, Louisiana, where he was a firm partner specializing in civil litigation. He earned his B.S., magna cum laude, and J.D. (Order of the Coif, Louisiana Law Review) from Louisiana State University, and his LL.M. from New York University. Professor McIntosh founded and directs the law school’s Civil Law program. He oversaw the foreign studies programs from 2015-2017. He teaches Torts I & II in the first year as well as courses in civil and comparative law in the upper level. Professor McIntosh founded the study abroad program in France and taught in that program from 2012-2018. He also teaches in the study abroad program in Merida, Mexico. He served the law school as Associate Dean for Academics from 2002-2015, and again from 2017-2019. His research interests are civil and comparative law and products liability law.


  • B.S., magna cum laude, Business Administration, Louisiana State University
  • J.D., Louisiana State University
  • LL.M., New York University

Areas of Expertise

  • Torts
  • Advanced Torts
  • Civil Law Obligations
  • Civil Law Successions & Donations
  • Civil Law Property
  • Civil Law Sale & Lease
  • Louisiana Security Devices
  • Products Liability
  • Comparative Law
  • International Sales