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Firms adds Harris

Phelps Dunbar, LLP has hired Adam B. Harris as an associate in the regional admiralty and tort litigation group. His practice consists of defending a variety of tort claims, including personal injury, and property damage, professional liability, products liability, construction defects and maritime disputes. Prior to working at Phelps Dunbar, Harris practiced in the area of commercial and liability litigation ...

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Phelps Dunbar elects new partners

Paige C. Jones has been elected a partner at Phelps Dunbar, LLP. Jones practices in the firm’s Houston office in the area of insurance and reinsurance. Her litigation experience encompasses a broad range of insurance coverage matters. Jones represents admitted and surplus lines insurers regarding various first-party coverage and defense matters including large loss commercial claims, reinsurance claims, residential property ...

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Firm chooses McAllister

Susan McAllister has joined Adams and Reese as the regional office manager of the Jackson office, responsible for the daily administration of the office. McAllister brings close to 20 years of administrative experience in human resources and office administration at various law firms throughout Mississippi. McAllister has legal administrative experience at defense and plaintiff firms, formerly serving as regional office ...

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Siler named director

W. Thomas Siler Jr., managing partner of the Jackson office of the law firm of Phelps Dunbar and regional practice coordinator of the firm’s Labor and Employment Group, has been named to the board of directors of the International Association of Defense Counsel. He will serve a three-year term. Siler is a graduate of Millsaps College (B.B.A.) and the University ...

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Phelps Dunbar attorneys make headlines

Phelps Dunbar attorney Troy Johnston was recently named general counsel for the Mississippi Municipal League (MML), the official organization of cities and towns of Mississippi. The MML represents the collective interests of over 288 cities and towns across Mississippi to the state legislature, provides timely information on critical municipal issues, offers certification and training for elected officials and provides valuable ...

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Anderson inducted in Hall of Fame

Phelps Dunbar attorney Reuben V. Anderson was recently inducted into the University of Mississippi School of Law’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Five alumni, including Anderson, comprised the second class inducted into the Hall of Fame. Anderson, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice in Mississippi, is a senior partner in the general litigation group in the firm’s Jackson office. He practices ...

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Davidson elected to firm partnership

Phelps Dunbar, LLP, is pleased to announce that the firm elected Chad A. Davidson to the partnership. Davidson is a member of the firm’s regional business practice group in the Jackson office. His practice is focused primarily in the areas of corporate and commercial transactional law with a particular emphasis in taxation. His tax practice includes matters relating to corporate, ...

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Marsh joins Phelps Dunbar

Phelps Dunbar, LLP, is pleased to announce that Jason T. Marsh has joined Phelps Dunbar as an associate in the firm’s regional admiralty and tort practice group in the Gulfport Office. Marsh received his J.D. in 2005, cum laude, from LaGrange College, and his B.S., summa cum laude, in 2008 from Mississippi College, where he was the managing editor of ...

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Phelps Dunbar adds Johnston

Phelps Dunbar, LLP, is pleased to announce that  J. Troy Johnston has joined Phelps Dunbar as counsel in the firm’s regional business practice group, bolstering the firm’s municipal finance practice. Johnston’s practice focuses on municipal law and public finance with an emphasis on serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and trustee counsel, as applicable, for the issuance of general obligation ...

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Phelps Dunbar has roots back to New Orleans

Siler: Economy to blame for drop in attorneys in Mississippi With roots that date to 1853 in New Orleans, the Phelps Dunbar law firm has about 50 attorneys in three offices across Mississippi. The firm first branched into Mississippi in 1986 with the merger of Jones, Mockbee, Bass and Hodge. Over the next decade, the firm continued to grow; first, ...

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