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Adams and Reese makes Fortune's national ranking

JACKSON — Adams and Reese is listed on the “2012 Top Ranked Law Firms” list among the top Southeast Region law firms the December 2011 edition of Fortune Investor’s Guide 2012 magazine in which LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell and Fortune Magazine listed law firms in the United States, as determined by the firm’s percentage of AV Preeminent-rated lawyers. The magazine listed law ...

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Butler Snow wins DealMakers 'End of Year' award

RIDGELAND — Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, has won the DealMakers “End of Year” Annual Award in the category of Law Firm of the Year – Product Liability Defense – North America. The DealMakers “End of Year” Annual Awards 2011 celebrates the leading, most prolific firms, that have continually displayed a huge degree of quality, tenacity, and ability ...

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A different kind of merger

JACKSON — Brunini Grantham Grower and Hewes has proven there is more than one way to merge. In fact, the venerable Jackson law firm has pulled off a “non-merger merger.” Last month, it was announced that Brunini, founded in 1903, had been invited to join Meritas, a global network of independent, full-service law firms. The network currently encompasses 7,265 experienced ...

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'Merger-mania'

William Painter maybe the busiest man in Mississippi. The managing partner of the Jackson office of the law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, P.C., he is also the Tennessee-based firms lead strategic planner. In the latter capacity, Painter has logged some serious hours recently. “I’m hammered,” Painter said. In 2011, Baker Donelson has effected three mergers with more ...

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Magazine ranks Jones Walker among best in nation

NEW ORLEANS — Jones Walker ranked in the top tier of law firms in the Metropolitan Rankings among firms listed in The U.S. News & World Report rankings. The firm also had national rankings in banking and finance law, international trade and finance law, and in litigation—environmental. “The 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Report rankings are a testament to the ...

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Baker Donelson strikes another merger deal

JACKSON — In its second major expansion in less than a month, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC has merged with the Orlando law firm of Litchford & Christopher Professional Association. Terms were not disclosed. The merger gives Baker Donelson its first Florida location and, with the firm’s move into Texas in October, marks the second new market the ...

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Brunini invited to join global alliance of law firms

JACKSON — The law firm of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes has been invited to join Meritas, a global alliance of business law firms. The affiliation offers Brunini access to more than 7,000 lawyers in over 70 countries around the world including 99 major legal markets in North America, The firm’s clients will benefit from local legal insight, local rates ...

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Watkins Ludlam, Jones Walker complete merger

JACKSON — The law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, LLP, has completed the addition of lawyers from Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, PA. The merger became effective effective November 5, 2011. The New Orleans law firm Jones Walker and Jackson-based Watkins Ludlam announced plans to combine firms in August after shareholders of both firms approved the ...

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Baker Donelson merges with Texas law firm

JACKSON — Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has merged with the Houston law firm of Spain Chambers, marking Baker Donelson’s entry into Texas. The merger of Spain Chambers into Baker Donelson brings the firm’s total number of attorneys and advisors to nearly 620 across 17 offices in six states and Washington, D.C. The firm will maintain the name ...

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Baker Donelson ranks among top 10 law firms

JACKSON — Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been ranked among the top 10 in the 2012 edition of Vault Inc.’s “Best Law Firms to Work For.” This national ranking is based on feedback from thousands of law firm associates across the country who were asked to rate their law firms on a 1-to-10 scale for a number ...

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