Faculty Directory

Phillip L. McIntosh

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law / Director of the Center Civil Law Studies

Dean 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. Dean McIntosh founded and directs the law school’s Civil Law program. He oversaw the foreign studies programs from 2015-2017, and continues to work with these programs as the Associate Dean for Academics. He teaches courses in civil and comparative law. Dean McIntosh founded the study abroad program in France and teaches in the Transatlantic Summer School, a joint program with the Law Faculty of Université Catholique de Lille. His research interests are civil and comparative law and products liability law. He served the law school as Associate Dean for Academics from 2002-2015.


  • 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
  • Products Liability
  • Comparative Law
  • International Sales