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23 Balch & Bingham attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Balch & Bingham LLP announced that 23 of the firm’s Mississippi attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is based on a peer–review survey in which attorneys are invited to rank the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice. The survey is ...

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Balch & Bingham adds 7 healthcare attorneys in Jackson

Balch & Bingham recently announced the addition of partners Tom Kirkland, Allison Simpson and Andy Lowry, and associates Mary Jordan Fuller, Matt Sitton, Perry Taylor and Bea Tolsdorf to the Jackson office. This new healthcare team has experience providing counsel to private tax-exempt hospitals, for-profit hospitals, physicians and physician-practice groups, long-term care providers, home health agencies, dialysis facilities, cancer centers, ...

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Balch & Bingham recognized for superior client service; named to BTI Consulting Client Service A-Team

Balch & Bingham has been recognized for superior client service and named to the BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service A-Team 2018. This year’s list includes 319 law firms and is the outcome of 350 in-depth interviews with top legal decision makers from the world’s leading organizations. According to BTI Consulting’s research, 650 core law firms serve large and Fortune 1000 ...

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Balch & Bingham among Best Law Firms

Balch & Bingham recently received top tier rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2018 in 61 of the firm’s practice areas, both nationally and across six of the firm’s metropolitan areas across the Southeast. The firm received six national and 55 metropolitan practice rankings. In Gulfport, the firm was ranked in Metropolitan Tier 1 for Banking ...

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Balch & Bingham’s Pettis named to Benchmark Litigation list

Brant Pettis, partner in Balch & Bingham’s Gulfport office and member of the Litigation Practice, was recently named to the Benchmakr Litigation’s annual Under 40 Hot List for 2017. The Under 40 Hot List honors the achievements of the nation’s most accomplished legal partners under the age of 40. Pettis was one of seven Balch lawyers named to the list, ...

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Crutcher cited for writings

Pepper Crutcher, partner in the Balch & Bingham’s Jackson, Mississippi, office and leader of the Affordable Care Act Strategists, was recognized as a JD Supra Top Author by JD Supra in its annual 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. Pepper was selected among thousands of authors for the level of visibility and engagement he attained with readers on the subject of the ...

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Former Bryant chief of staff Lucien Smith returns to Balch & Bingham

Lucien Smith, Gov. Phil Bryant’s former chief of staff, has joined Balch & Bingham’s Jackson office as a partner in the Governmental Relations Section. Smith brings lengthy experience in government relations  from  serving as counsel to multiple Mississippi governors, as well as experience in business and financial litigation. Before working with Gov. Bryant, Smith was an attorney in Balch’s Jackson ...

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Walter H. Boone joins law firm

Walter H. Boone has joined Balch & Bingham LLP’s Jackson office as a partner and member of the Product Liability & Casualty Litigation Practice Group. Boone has more than 25 years of general, commercial and environmental litigation experience. Boone’s litigation experience focuses on the defense of personal injury and wrongful death claims based on products liability, premises liability and general ...

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Speaker Gunn notes loss to Mississippi with death of House predecessor Tim Ford

Addressing the Stennis Capitol Press Forum luncheon Monday, Speaker of the Mississippi House Philip Gunn spoke of the sorrow and loss he and the rest of Mississippi feel with the sudden death last Friday of Tim Ford, who served a decade-and-a-half as Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives. Ford, an Oxford resident and partner in the Balch & Bingham ...

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Memorial for ex-speaker of Mississippi House set for Tuesday

JACKSON — A memorial service is set for former Mississippi House Speaker Tim Ford, who died of a heart attack Friday in Oxford. He was 63. The Balch & Bingham law firm, where Ford was a partner, announced Sunday that visitation is 3-5 p.m. Monday and 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at Parkway Funeral Home and Memorial Park in Ridgeland. The memorial ...

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