Siler: Economy to blame for drop in attorneys in Mississippi With roots that date to 1853 in New Orleans, the Phelps Dunbar law firm has about 50 attorneys in three offices across Mississippi. The firm first branched into Mississippi in 1986 with the merger of Jones, Mockbee, Bass and Hodge. Over the next decade, the [...] [...]
Phelps Dunbar partner LaToya C. Merritt was recently named a winner of the “2010 Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40″ award. The award, which is presented by IMPACT and the National Bar Association (NBA), recognizes talented individuals age 40 and under within the African American legal community who have achieved prominence and distinction. Merritt [...] [...]
by MBJ Staff Published: November 30,2009
Tags: Christopher R. Maddux, Douglas C. Noble, F.M. Bush III, Fred L. Banks Jr., Gary E. Friedman, Gregory D. Pirkle, JACKSON, James W. O'Mara, Jeffery S. Moore, Jerome C. Hafter, Luther T. Munford, Phelps Dunbar, Rachel M. Pierce, Reuben V. Anderson, Ross F. Bass Jr., Tupelo, W. Thomas Siler Jr., William M. Beasley
Phelps Dunbar attorneys in the firm’s Jackson and Tupelo offices were recently recognized in the 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers publication. Mid-South Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys as outstanding lawyers in Mississippi for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, [...] [...]
by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009
Tags: Best Lawyers, Bridgforth R. Rutledge, Dan M. McDaniel Jr., Deborah S. Dees, Douglas C. Noble, F.M. Bush III, Frank W. Trapp, Fred L. Banks Jr., Gary E. Friedman, Gregory D. Pirkle, Heather J. Camp, James G. Wyly III, James W. Craig, James W. O'Mara, Jeffrey S. Moore, Jerome Hafter, Joseph L. Adams, Luther T. Munford, Mark N. Halbert, Phelps Dunbar, Reuben V. Anderson, Ross F. Bass Jr., Stephen M. Wilson, W. Thomas Siler Jr.
Seventy-one Phelps Dunbar attorneys from seven of the firm’s regional office locations in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida have been named in the 2010 issue of The Best Lawyers in America. Phelps Dunbar as a firm received a No. 1 ranking in 52 categories in the publication. Attorneys recognized in the firm’s Jackson office are [...] [...]