Stephanie M. Rippee and Rebecca Lee Wiggs of Watkins & Eager PLLC have been chosen for inclusion in the Fifth Edition of Benchmark’s Top 250 Women in Litigation, the definitive guide to America’s leading female litigators. Only four Mississippi lawyers made the list.
Rippee is a partner in the firm who has divided her practice between general commercial litigation and product liability litigation. She has been recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 lawyers in Mississippi and one of the Top 50 female lawyers in the Mid-South. Stephanie is a fellow of both the American Bar Foundation and the Litigation Counsel of America. She is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and additionally recognized by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America.
Wiggs is also a partner in the firm, and has a broad-based litigation practice which ranges from defending environmental exposure claims to resolving family business disputes. The Mississippi Women Lawyers Association named her the 2016 Women Lawyer of the Year. Rebecca is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, listed in The Best Lawyers in America, and is a Mid-South Super Lawyer. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Mississippi Bar Foundation. Rebecca serves on the Executive Committee of the Mississippi Economic Council, the statewide Chamber of Commerce.
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