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Watkins Ludlam merging with New Orleans law firm

JACKSON — The New Orleans law firm Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre LLP, and the Jackson-based law firm Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A., plans to combine firms. Terms were not disclosed. The combination, approved by the shareholders of Watkins Ludlam and the Jones Walker partnership this month, is to be effective on or before Jan. 1, 2012. ...

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Adams and Reese named 'Law Firm of the Year'

JACKSON — Adams and Reese has been selected “Project Finance Law Firm of the Year – USA” and “Banking and Finance Firm of the Year – USA” by Finance Monthly Magazine. In the last few years, Adams and Reese transaction attorneys, led by the firm’s Public Finance Team and Banking and Finance Team have been involved in project and bank ...

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Baker Donelson again recognized for diversity

JACKSON — For the seventh consecutive year, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named among the “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” by MultiCultural Law, a magazine focused on diversity in the legal profession. The firm also received its fourth consecutive ranking on the publication’s list of “Top 100 Law Firms for Women” and was ranked among ...

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Butler Snow makes national ranking of largest law firms

RIDGELAND — Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC, was recently named to the National Law Journal’s 250 ranking, an annual survey of the nation’s largest law firms. The publication ranked Butler Snow 240 on the list, which is based on the number of full-time attorneys for 2010. 
 “We’re fortunate because our firm culture is based on teamwork and ...

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Baker Donelson ranked tops in bond work

JACKSON — Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been ranked as the top bond counsel firm in Mississippi by The Bond Buyer, a national news outlet serving the municipal bond industry. In its annual “Southeast Year-End Review,” The Bond Buyer compiled rankings based on the total transaction amount for bond issues maturing in 2010. Baker Donelson participated as ...

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Adams and Reese increases pro bono hours

JACKSON — In 2010, Adams and Reese performed a total of 6,300 pro bono hours for more than 100 different pro bono project organizations and causes throughout the nation. The 2010 total was an 18 percent increase from the 5,314 pro bono hours in 2009. The recent pro bono output has catapulted Adams and Reese to the national spotlight, with ...

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Bradley Arant expands its diversity program

JACKSON — As part of its continuing commitment to diversity in the legal profession, the law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, is expanding its diversity scholarship program in 2011. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings will award two scholarships next year — $10,000 to a student in his or her second year of law school and $5,000 for a student ...

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Wells Marble & Hurst

With a history that dates to 1871, Wells Marble & Hurst is one of Mississippi’s largest law firms. The firm lists 32 attorneys on its web site. In 2009, it was named one of the best places to work in the state by the Mississippi Business Journal. Also that year, the firm was among 69 law firms across the nation ...

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Baker Donelson recognized again for diversity

JACKSON — For the sixth consecutive year, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named among the “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” by MultiCultural Law, a magazine focused on diversity in the legal profession. The firm also received its third consecutive ranking on MultiCultural Law’s list of “Top 100 Law Firms for Women.” “Baker Donelson and the ...

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Baker Donelson climbs national ranking

JACKSON — Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, is ranked 73rd on The National Law Journal’s 2009 NLJ 250, its annual ranking of the 250 largest law firms in the country based on total number of attorneys. Baker Donelson is once again among the 10 largest firms based in the South. The ranking is an increase from the firm’s ...

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