JACKSON — Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced that leading commercial litigator Alan W. Perry has joined the firm’s Jackson office as a member of its Litigation Practice Group and Business Litigation Team. He was formerly a partner with Forman Perry Watkins Krutz & Tardy LLP.
“We welcome Alan to the firm and are looking forward to the contributions that a professional with his background and experience will bring to the team,” Firm Chairman Beau Grenier said. “His reputation for superior legal work and dedication to client service is exactly what we look for in new colleagues.”
Perry has been involved in some of the largest and most complicated litigation matters in Mississippi. He has handled banking, securities, and antitrust cases, as well as matters involving business torts and statutory claims. With a background in accounting Perry is often hired in accounting and auditing matters, as well as other cases involving financial institutions. He is widely regarded as one of Mississippi’s leading lawyers in cases of that sort. Perry also maintains an active appellate practice.
“I’m very pleased to join this highly respected firm,” Perry said. “Being a part of this talented team with a broad geographical reach will enhance my practice and what I’m able to offer my clients.”
A Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, Mr. Perry is listed in Chambers USA as a Star Individual in General Commercial Litigation and is ranked for Appellate Litigation. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® annually since 1983, and is currently ranked in five areas, including Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Corporate Governance Law.
Perry clerked for the Honorable Charles Clark, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. He holds a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School and a B.B.A. in accountancy (summa cum laude) from the University of Mississippi. At Harvard, Mr. Perry received the Fay Diploma, denoting that he graduated first in his law school class.
Perry serves on the Board of Trustees of Mississippi’s Institutions of Higher Learning, as a director of BancorpSouth, Inc. and as a trustee of the Robert M. Hearin Foundation.
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