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Firm adds attorneys

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis has added two new associates to the firm. Neal C. Wise is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Wise is a 2011 graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he received his juris doctor degree, magna cum laude. He served on the Mississippi Law Journal as Mississippi cases editor and ...

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Watkins Ludlam combining with New Orleans law firm

In one the biggest merger and acquisition announcements in the state’s legal community in recent years, Jackson-based Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A., one of Mississippi’s largest law firms, is combining with Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, LLP, of New Orleans. The two firms, which announced the merger last week, expect the transaction to be finalized on or ...

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Watkins Ludlam makes staff announcements

The law firm of Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A., has made several important staff announcements. Bradford C. Ray has become a shareholder of the firm practicing in the Jackson office. Ray practices law in the firm’s litigation department and focuses his practice in construction law, real estate litigation, title defense litigation, fidelity and surety law and copyright and trademark ...

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Shepherd elected treasurer of IAGA

Tommy Shepherd, a shareholder in Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A.’s, Jackson office, was elected treasurer of the International Association of Gaming Advisors at its 2010 annual conference in Washington. Shepherd served as general counsel to the organization for the past year, and he is only the second Mississippian to hold office in IAGA. Shepherd serves as chair of the ...

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Watkins Ludlam names new shareholders

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis is pleased to announce the election of four shareholders to the firm — J. Andrew (Andy) Gipson, April D. Reeves and Christopher R. Shaw from the firm’s Jackson office and S. Trent Favre from the Gulfport office. Gipson, Reeves and Shaw were promoted from associate to shareholder and Favre was promoted from counsel to shareholder. ...

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Watkins Ludlam adds Thomas

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis is pleased to announce that Lindsay Thomas has joined the firm as an associate in the firm’s Jackson office. Thomas received her juris doctor magna cum laude in 2008 from Mississippi College School of Law, where she was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court. She also holds a bachelor of arts degree ...

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Shepherd named general counsel

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A. is pleased to announce that Tommy Shepherd has been appointed general counsel of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA). Shepherd is only the second person from Mississippi ever appointed to serve as general counsel of IAGA and is well-positioned to serve the organization in this capacity given his extensive background over the last ...

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Watkins Ludlam welcomes Leyes

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis is proud to welcome their newest associate, Courtney Leyes. Leyes is a native of Missouri and a 2005 graduate of University of Missouri’s Honors College. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2008. Since that time, Leyes has been working with a Washington, D.C., law firm specializing in ...

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Watkins Ludlam lawyers named 'Stars'

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis has been recognized as a leading litigation firm in Mississippi in the 2009 edition of Benchmark Litigation, the guide to America’s leading business litigation firms and attorneys. Benchmark Litigation goes further to name Local Litigation Stars and Future Stars who are have been recognized for the high-quality litigation work over the past year. Of those ...

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Watkins Ludlam lawyers named ‘Stars’

Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis has been recognized as a leading litigation firm in Mississippi in the 2009 edition of Benchmark Litigation, the guide to America’s leading business litigation firms and attorneys. Benchmark Litigation goes further to name Local Litigation Stars and Future Stars who are have been recognized for the high-quality litigation work over the past year. Of those ...

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