Home » NEWS » Law & Accounting

Law & Accounting

Butler Snow shortlisted in Benchmark Litigation 2019 awards

Butler Snow announced the firm has been shortlisted in three categories of the Benchmark Litigation 2019 Awards. The firm’s nomination categories include National Practice Area Firm of the Year Award: Product Liability, State Firm Award: Mississippi and State Firm Award: Tennessee. The Benchmark Litigation Awards honor firms that have emerged as leaders in their particular areas of law between March ...

Read More »

Repult joins Nail McKinney

Nail McKinney announced that Cosby Repult has joined the firm. Cosby, a native of Tupelo, received his Bachelors of Accountancy Degree from Mississippi State University in 2016 and his Masters of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi in 2017. Cosby has worked for the past year in public accounting in Memphis. Her work experience includes positions as Loan Administration Risk ...

Read More »

Maddux named chair-elect of Butler Snow

Butler Snow has announced the election of Christopher R. Maddux to succeed Donald Clark, Jr. as chair effective Jan. 1, 2020. Clark has served as chair since 2006 and will continue in the role until the end of the year. “I am thrilled to welcome Chris as our next chair after an extensive search process by our nominating committee. He ...

Read More »

Second Mississippi man indicted in $85M timber Ponzi scheme

A second Mississippi man has been charged in a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million. William McHenry of Canton pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in Jackson to an indictment charging him with one count of securities fraud and two counts of wire fraud. He remains free on $10,000 bail with a current trial date ...

Read More »

Lucien Bourgeois joins Crews & Associates Mississippi office

Lucien Bourgeois has joined Crews & Associates in Jackson. He will serve as a director of business development for the state. Bourgeois has a broad range of experience in bond financing and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers. His practice areas include governmental relations, public finance and economic development. Bourgeois is a member of ...

Read More »

J. William Manuel elected vice president of ABOTA’s Mississippi Chapter

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced that J. William Manuel, a partner in the firm’s Jackson office, has been elected vice president of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He will serve a one-year term and then serve as president in 2020. A member of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group, Mr. Manuel focuses his practice ...

Read More »

Mississippi bill proposes penalties for revenge porn

Mississippi could make revenge porn a crime. The state Senate passed a bill Thursday to set penalties for anyone who shares or publishes “intimate visual material,” such as nude photos, that were created with the intention of being private. Senate Bill 2528 would allow a $1,000 penalty for intentional distribution of the material and a $500 penalty for unintentional distribution. ...

Read More »

Haddox Reid adds 2 new partners to the firm

Haddox Reid CPA & Advisors  announced that Katie Hoggatt, CPA, and Charles R. Byram, CPA are now partners with the firm. Hoggatt’s clients include partnerships, LLCs, non-profits, corporations, and individual clients. She specializes in income tax planning and compliance services for high net worth individuals, rental real estate entities, and closely-owned businesses. In 2016, Hoggatt was recognized as a Top ...

Read More »

Spratlin to moderate panel at ABA’s Transportation Megaconference

Butler Snow has announced Arthur D. Spratlin, Jr. will moderate a panel at the American Bar Association’s Transportation Megaconference XIV in March. The conference – held March 20-22 at The Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans – is one of the leading continuing education programs for those involved in all aspects of trucking company-related litigation. It provides attendees with practical approaches ...

Read More »

King named Haddox Reid’s new managing partner

Haddox Reid CPA & Advisors recently announced that M. Gregory King, CPA, has been selected by the firm’s management committee and fellow partners to the position of managing partner. King succeeds Paul Calhoun, CPA, who held the position since 2007. As managing partner, King will oversee the firm’s operations. Calhoun will continue to provide audit/accounting, consulting and tax services.

Read More »