Posts Tagged ‘Phelps Dunbar’

Banks receives award

by Wally Northway Published: November 1,2013

Tags: Fred Banks, Phelps Dunbar, “Champion of Justice”

Former presiding justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court and Phelps Dunbar, LLP senior partner Fred Banks was recently honored by the Mississippi Center for Justice with its “Champion of Justice” award for 2013. Banks has spent much of his legal career dedicated to civil rights and justice and was a member of the legal team […] [...]

FIJMAN: Pirates and Rogues — Employee theft of trade secrets and proprietary information

by For the MBJ Published: September 13,2013

Tags: law, Mississippi, Phelps Dunbar, trade secrets

By Mark Fijman In the mid-18th century, an owner of a merchant vessel on the high seas would clearly know when his ship came under pirate attack. In the modern workplace, the theft of an employer’s treasure, i.e. trade secrets and customer data, is much less obvious but just as devastating. This type of piracy […] [...]

Fred Banks wins Inns of Court award

by MBJ Staff Published: May 20,2013

Tags: Fred Banks, law, Phelps Dunbar

Fred L. Banks Jr., senior partner at Phelps Dunbar and former presiding justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court, was recently honored with the American Inns of Court Professionalism Award at the 2013 Judicial Conference of the Fifth Circuit in Fort Worth, Texas. Banks has practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, alternative dispute resolution, legislative […] [...]

Steven Blake Adams joins Phelps Dunbar

by MBJ Staff Published: May 17,2013

Tags: law, Phelps Dunbar, Steven Blake Adams

Mississippi attorney Steven Blake Adams has joined Phelps Dunbar’s Tupelo office as an associate within the firm’s health care practice, representing hospitals, physicians, managed care organizations and other health care providers in Mississippi and throughout the Southeast. With other health care attorneys in Phelps Dunbar’s Tupelo and Jackson offices, Adams provides counsel on corporate, tax, […] [...]

Firm adds associates

by MBJ Staff Published: November 2,2012

Tags: Ben Ford, Bethel University, Krissy Casey, Mississippi State University, Phelps Dunbar

Phelps Dunbar, LLP has two new associates in its Tupelo office. Krissy Casey joined in the firm’s commercial litigation practice group. She received her J.D. summa cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law in 2010 and afterward served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sharion Aycock of the U.S. District Court for the […] [...]

Firms adds Harris

Phelps Dunbar, LLP has hired Adam B. Harris as an associate in the regional admiralty and tort litigation group. His practice consists of defending a variety of tort claims, including personal injury, and property damage, professional liability, products liability, construction defects and maritime disputes. Prior to working at Phelps Dunbar, Harris practiced in the area […] [...]

Phelps Dunbar elects new partners

Paige C. Jones has been elected a partner at Phelps Dunbar, LLP. Jones practices in the firm’s Houston office in the area of insurance and reinsurance. Her litigation experience encompasses a broad range of insurance coverage matters. Jones represents admitted and surplus lines insurers regarding various first-party coverage and defense matters including large loss commercial […] [...]

Firm chooses McAllister

Susan McAllister has joined Adams and Reese as the regional office manager of the Jackson office, responsible for the daily administration of the office. McAllister brings close to 20 years of administrative experience in human resources and office administration at various law firms throughout Mississippi. McAllister has legal administrative experience at defense and plaintiff firms, […] [...]

Siler named director

by MBJ Staff Published: August 14,2011

Tags: nternational Association of Defense Counsel, Phelps Dunbar, W. Thomas Siler Jr.

W. Thomas Siler Jr., managing partner of the Jackson office of the law firm of Phelps Dunbar and regional practice coordinator of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group, has been named to the board of directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He will serve a three-year term. Siler is a graduate of Millsaps […] [...]

Phelps Dunbar attorneys make headlines

by MBJ Staff Published: May 22,2011

Tags: Phelps Dunbar, Troy Johnston, W. Brett Harvey

Phelps Dunbar attorney Troy Johnston was recently named general counsel for the Mississippi Municipal League (MML), the official organization of cities and towns of Mississippi. The MML represents the collective interests of over 288 cities and towns across Mississippi to the state legislature, provides timely information on critical municipal issues, offers certification and training for […] [...]

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