Litigation - Mississippi
THE FIRM This firm is recognized for its strong presence in the Mississippi litigation market. The team is known for its strength in a number of areas, including breach of contract, products liability and antitrust cases. A stellar client roster includes Chevron, ExxonMobil and Philip Morris.
Sources say: "This firm is uniquely calibrated to address any condition in any county in Mississippi, and presents cases in a way that engages that particular arena."
KEY INDIVIDUALS Bill Jones is described by a client as "very experienced and knowledgeable," as well as "a gentlemen of the first order." He specializes in products liability and insurance defense, and has experience at trial and appellate level.
Experienced litigator Scott Welch is "very active and really strong," according to peers. He focuses on representing clients in commercial litigation, business tort and personal injury defense.
"Fine trial lawyer" Bill Reed handles class action, antitrust and complex commercial litigation for clients which include pharmaceutical companies, insurance providers and financial institutions.
Barry Ford has a highly regarded practice in products liability and commercial litigation. Sources name him "a top-notch lawyer."
Carter Thompson specializes in pharmaceutical and medical device products liability defense, and has wealth of experience representing clients from the healthcare sector. One interviewee comments: "He's a lawyer who's really tried cases and takes a practical, cost-effective approach to litigation."
Sheryl Bey has a broad practice that includes insurance coverage, personal injury defense and commercial litigation. She recently took the lead in a breach of contract litigation for Caldwell Tanks and the Great American Insurance Company.