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Bar Association approves formation of appellate law section

The Mississippi Bar Association recently approved the formation of an appellate law section. It marks the Bar Association’s 16th section, and those behind it say it will benefit those who practice appellate law as a specialty, and those in need of an appeals lawyer. Michael Bentley, who mostly represents civil defendants on appeal for the appellate division of Jackson firm ...

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Rob Adams: Faculty member, University of Texas at Austin

Rob Adams is on the faculty of the MBA program at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is also director of Texas Venture Labs. Dr. Adams a former software executive, entrepreneur and institutional fund manager. He has served on many corporate boards, and has founded or financed more than 40 companies which have launched more than 100 products ...

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Drinkwater honored, Saltaformaggio joins

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP partner W. Wayne Drinkwater has received top-tier recognition for appellate work in the Fifth Circuit in the debut edition of Benchmark Appellate, which evaluates leading U.S. appeals litigation firms and attorneys. Benchmark Appellate ranked the firm as “Highly Recommended,” and named Drinkwater a “Fifth Circuit Litigation Star.” Benchmark Appellate  noted Drinkwater “regularly heads the firm’s ...

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Webster named to YMCA board

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, is pleased to announce that attorney Clarence Webster III has been named to the Jackson Metro YMCA board of directors. He will serve as the representative for the I.S. Sanders Y.M.C.A. Webster has served as a member of the I.S. Sanders YMCA board for five years, and was named its chair in November 2010. During ...

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Morgan named law firm partner

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, is pleased to announce the firm has elevated Jackson-based attorney Mary Clay W. Morgan to the partnership. Firm-wide, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings named eight new partners. Morgan is a member of the firm’s litigation practice as well as the labor and employment practice. She has appeared before various state and federal courts in Mississippi, successfully ...

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Blackwood joins Bradley Arant practice group

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, is pleased to announce that Kelly R. Blackwood has joined the firm as an associate in the Environmental & Toxic Tort practice group. Blackwood joins the firm from Phelps Dunbar, where she served as an associate. She previously was a senior attorney with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality. Blackwood’s practice involves regulatory and litigation ...

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings

The Jackson law firm was established in 1871 and is now one of the largest firms in the Southeast. In addition to Mississippi offices, the firm has locations in North Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Washington, D.C. The international firm, with more than 370 attorneys, is ranked in the top 25 percent in the BTI Client Relationship 100, which ranks firms ...

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Pharr, Mullins named to SoS group

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, announced that partner David K. Pharr and special counsel Wendy R. Mullins have been named to the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Technology and Intellectual Property Study Group. Pharr is a litigator who focuses his practice on commercial litigation, including intellectual property disputes. He also has significant experience handling litigation involving insurance coverage, personal injury, construction, ...

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