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Verret joins Ridgeland-based CPA firm

Heather Verret recently joined Matthews, Cutrer and Lindsay, certified public accountants in Ridgeland, as a staff accountant. Her experience with the firm began in 2017 as an audit intern and will continue as she provides audit and attestation services with a primary emphasis on multi-family housing and nonprofit organizations. Verret earned her bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Mississippi College and ...

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Phelps Elects 2019 Partnership Class

Phelps Dunbar has announced that Andrew Garner and Jason Marsh have been elected to partnership effective January 1, 2019. “These new partners are poised to move to the next level of client service and we congratulate them on this career milestone,” said Firm Managing Partner, Michael D. Hunt. The 2019 partners include: > Andrew V. Garner – Tupelo: Business, Taxation ...

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Nikita S. McMillian joins Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office

Butler Snow has announced that Nikita S. McMillian has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. McMillian will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation group. McMillian previously focused her practice on labor and employment law defending private and public employers against discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment and hostile work environment claims. She also represented governmental entities and public ...

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Crawford joins Gulf Coast law firm

Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard announced the addition of Todd Crawford, who joins the firm as an of counsel attorney. Crawford has joined the firm’s admiralty and maritime practice, and he will continue to serve the Mississippi Gulf Coast from his current office. Previously, Crawford was a partner of Fowler Rodriguez. In addition to maritime law, he specializes in ...

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Bradley adds veteran healthcare lawyers to Dallas office

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced the addition of healthcare lawyers Wendi Campbell Rogaliner and Scott Schardt to the firm’s newly opened Dallas office. Both lawyers join Bradley from the Rogaliner Law Firm, a boutique health law firm Ms. Rogaliner founded 15 years ago. As part of Bradley’s Healthcare Practice Group, the pair joins a nationally recognized team of ...

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Netterville and Williams accepted to 2019 Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced that Alicia N. Netterville and Michael Casey Williams, attorneys in the firm’s Jackson office, have been accepted to the 2019 Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum. A member of Bradley’s Litigation and Labor and Employment practice groups, Netterville has defended clients in lawsuits prosecuted by the attorney general of Mississippi under the Mississippi Consumer Protection ...

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Balch & Bingham promotes five attorneys to partnership

Balch & Bingham announced the election of five new members to its partnership, effective January 1. The five partners (and their respective office locations) are Mark Bond (Gulfport), Ben Bryant (Jackson), Brooke Gram (Atlanta), Joe Leavens (Birmingham), and Corbitt Tate (Birmingham). Bond is a partner in the Real Estate Practice representing commercial and industrial companies, electric utility companies and government ...

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Sliman elected Chairman of the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education

Butler Snow announced that Richard W. Sliman has been elected to serve as chairman of the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for the 2018-2019 year. Sliman was elected by the state’s commissioners, who are appointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court. The Mississippi Commission for Continuing Legal Education exercises general supervisory authority over the administration of the rules and regulations ...

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MSU grad joins Baker Donelson’s tax team

Sloane Hankins joined Baker Donelson’s Tax Group in the Firm’s Memphis office. Hankins has significant experience representing clients in a broad range of tax matters, including trust and estate planning, income tax planning, and estate administration. Hankins began her career clerking at the United States Tax Court for the Honorable Judge Robert Wherry from 2010 to 2012 in Washington, D.C. ...

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Butler Snow shortlisted as Law Firm of the Year

Butler Snow announced that the firm has been shortlisted as Law Firm of the Year – USA in Citywealth Magazine’s 2019 Magic Circle Awards. The Magic Circle Awards – the premier awards for the private client financial sector – are held annually to select the best advisors, managers and firms in the global private client financial industry. Following an in-depth ...

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