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KEEPING OUR EYE ON: Brant Ryan

Name: Brant Ryan Age: 33 Position: Attorney Company: Adams & Reese LLP Jackson attorney Brant Ryan says Adams & Reese was the only place he was interested in working after law school. “The people, the office culture and the quality of work are truly special,” he says. “The firm is intentional about teaching and growing its associates, which is something ...

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Lawyer who wrote the book on Miss. appellate law returns to Butler Snow

The lucrative life of an elite litigator in the Big Apple or perhaps the nation’s capital stood easily within Luther Munford’s grasp in 1979. But Mumford couldn’t shake the “briar patch” that the South had been for him and seven generations of his family. Nor could the Jackson native shake the danged old essay he had written for a book ...

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McNamara leading office

Adams and Reese has appointed Jim McNamara to partner in charge of the firm’s Jackson office. McNamara joined Adams and Reese in 2002 and is a partner practicing in the areas of corporate transactions and commercial litigation as well as growing the real estate, bankruptcy and timber practices of the firm. He sits on the Corporations Law Committee of the ...

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Hodge joins office

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has added Cliff Hodge to in its Jackson office. Hodge, who joins as senior counsel and a member of Baker Donelson’s Business Litigation group, handles corporate and litigation matters for banks, brokers, broker-dealer firms and other business clients. He has represented more than 20 banks in Mississippi in matters ranging from lender liability ...

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Butler Snow opens new office in Pennsylvania

JACKSON — Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC has opened a new office in Fort Washington, Pa. Burt Snell has joined the firm and will be located in the new Fort Washington office. Snell is a member of the firm’s Product Liability Group where he focuses on mass torts, pharmaceutical and medical devices, product liability, complex commercial litigation and ...

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Baker Donelson merges with another Houston law firm

JACKSON — Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has merged with the Houston law firm of Drucker, Rutledge & Smith, L.L.P., marking Baker Donelson’s third merger, and its second one in Texas, in less than four months. In October 2011, Baker Donelson merged with the Houston firm of Spain Chambers, giving the firm its first Texas location, then in ...

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Barbour joining Butler Snow law firm

RIDGELAND — Former Gov. Haley Barbour and his former chief of staff Paul Hurst will join Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada PLLC (Butler Snow), according to the firm. Barbour and Hurst will provide leadership to the firm in the areas of economic development, government relations, strategic planning and business development. “Gov. Barbour and Paul are tremendous assets for our ...

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Smith named president of Daniel Coker Horton & Bell

JACKSON — Roy A. Smith Jr. has been named president of the law firm Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A.  Smith has been practicing law with the firm since his graduation from University of Mississippi School of Law in 1982. He has served the firm in a variety of leadership positions over the past decade. Smith practices primarily in the ...

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Baker Donelson recognized for hiring practices

JACKSON — The law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has received a score of 85 in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). This marks a 15-point increase from the firm’s 2011 CEI score. The HRC’s CEI report, released each fall, provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large U.S. employers and their ...

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