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Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush Attorneys Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers

Seven Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush attorneys were recently named 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and another seven claimed 2017 Mid-South Rising Star recognition. Mid-South Super Lawyers are: C. Glen Bush, Jr., Energy & Natural Resources; C. Greg Copeland, Insurance Coverage; James R. Moore, Personal Injury- General: Defense; J. Ryan Perkins, Civil Litigation: Defense; Glenn Gates Taylor, Energy & Natural Resources; ...

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Brooks Elected Chairman of the Adams and Reese Executive Committee

B. Jeffrey “Jeff” Brooks was recently elected Chair of the Adams and Reese Executive Committee, and Partners Reber M. “Mitch” Boult and Leslie M. Henry were elected to serve on the firm’s Executive Committee. Brooks’ selection as Chair of the Executive Committee marks his third term having previously served as Chair in 2014 and 2015. Boult previously served a three-year ...

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Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Steve Feaga Joins Balch & Bingham as Chief Compliance Officer

Balch & Bingham LLP announced today that Steve Feaga, former chief of the Criminal Division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Alabama, will join the firm as its first chief compliance officer. He will lead Balch’s compliance management program, ensuring adherence with applicable laws, rules and regulations, and overseeing training and compliance across the firm. Feaga ...

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Morgan G. Miranda Joins Butler Snow

Butler Snow recently announced that Morgan G. Miranda has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. Miranda will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation group. Miranda’s previous practice experience involved reviewing depositions in asbestos litigation, researching intricacies of asbestos bankruptcy trusts and assisting in estimating settlement values in asbestos litigation. She also assisted in drafting asbestos bankruptcy trust ...

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When lawyers stumble … help comes from a source that won’t judge

By NASH NUNNERY Forget stereotypes – being a lawyer isn’t quite as glamorous as Hollywood portrays it to be. Television legal drama ‘Suits’ or 1990s hit series ‘LA Law’ might make for must-see Netflix viewing but the practice of law can be demanding and exceedingly stressful. Work days stretch into work nights. Demand to meet the firm’s billable hours quota ...

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Mississippi less taxing for retirees

By BECKY GILLETTE Mississippi has been named the No. 4 most-friendly tax state for retirees by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance in the recently released 2017 Retire Tax Map which looks at the most and least tax-friendly states for retirees across all 50 states. Sandra Block, senior editor, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, said one reason Mississippi scores so high for being tax friendly ...

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Copeland Cook rated among Best Law Firms

Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush had 9 practice areas ranked Regional Tier 1 and a combined 9 others collected Tier 2 and Tier 3 distinction in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Tier 1 status: Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions- Defendants, Energy Law, Health Care Law, Litigation- Environmental, Oil & ...

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Christina Seanor joins Bradley’s Jackson office as Associate

Christina M. Seanor has joined Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Jackson as an associate and a member of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group. Seanor represents clients regarding commercial property damage and business interruption insurance disputes. She advises on the application of policy language, including choice-of-law, mortgagee, sub-limit and exclusionary provisions. She also has experience with workers’ compensation defense, attorney malpractice, ...

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