Profile submitted by Hunter Twiford
Complex business and commercial litigation, financial services litigation, class action defense, antitrust.
American Board of Trial Advocates; Litigation Counsel of America; Mississippi Defense Lawyers; The Mississippi Bar; Mississippi Bar Foundation; Mississippi Bar Technology Committee; Mississippi Board of Bar Admissions; The William C. Keady American Inn of Court.
Represents businesses, including financial institutions, in class actions, complex commercial litigation, lender liability, and consumer financial services litigation and antitrust litigation. Heads firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Group, team leader of firm’s Commercial Litigation section. Also chairs firm’s E-discovery group. Considered an expert in courtroom and litigation presentation technology and e-discovery.
Mississippi Commercial Lending Law, Commercial Lending Guide, American Bar Association; Mississippi Law of Guaranties, The Law of Guaranties, American Bar Association; multiple articles for The Practical Lawyer; numerous scholarly articles, including multiple national publications on Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) and class actions; multiple publications on ESI and e-discovery; co-founder and former Editor-in-Chief of CAFA Law Blog.
University of Mississippi, BA (English, Psychology, Sociology) (1971), JD (1972).