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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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Merritt named to ’40 Lawyers Under 40′

Phelps Dunbar partner LaToya C. Merritt was recently named a winner of the “2010 Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40″ award. The award, which is presented by IMPACT and the National Bar Association (NBA), recognizes talented individuals age 40 and under within the African American legal community who have achieved prominence and distinction. Merritt and the other recipients were ...

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Merritt named to '40 Lawyers Under 40'

Phelps Dunbar partner LaToya C. Merritt was recently named a winner of the “2010 Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40″ award. The award, which is presented by IMPACT and the National Bar Association (NBA), recognizes talented individuals age 40 and under within the African American legal community who have achieved prominence and distinction. Merritt and the other recipients were ...

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Phelps Dunbar attorneys make ranking

Phelps Dunbar attorneys in the firm’s Jackson and Tupelo offices were recently recognized in the 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers publication. Mid-South Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys as outstanding lawyers in Mississippi for attaining a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers ...

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Phelps Dunbar attorneys honored

Seventy-one Phelps Dunbar attorneys from seven of the firm’s regional office locations in Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida have been named in the 2010 issue of The Best Lawyers in America. Phelps Dunbar as a firm received a No. 1 ranking in 52 categories in the publication. Attorneys recognized in the firm’s Jackson office are Joseph L. Adams, Reuben V. ...

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