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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.

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Analysis: Tort reform is back at the Mississippi Capitol

Tort reform is back at the Mississippi Capitol. That term is the shorthand for a yearslong, multistate campaign by business groups to reduce lawsuit verdicts. In Mississippi, it climaxed in a 2004 special legislative session in which lawmakers limited pain-and-suffering damage awards to $1 million in most lawsuits and limited such damages to $500,000 in medical malpractice cases. In recent ...

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Adams and Reese adds two attorneys in Jackson

Adams and Reese announced that Darryl A. Wilson and Alexander Bondurant have joined the firm’s Jackson office as associates. Wilson is a member of the firm’s Litigation team and assists clients in all phases of complex litigation in federal and state courts. His experience includes litigating matters in the areas of premises liability, negligence, negligent supervision, negligent hiring and training, ...

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Butler Snow ranked by Thomson Reuters Top Legal Counsel Review

Butler Snow announced that the firm has been ranked as a top 10 underwriter’s counsel firm nationally by the Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review for 2018. The firm ranked 10th in the category. Thomson Reuters ranks firms in a variety of self-reported statistics. The rankings signify how active firms are in the public finance space and provide a listing of ...

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Brunini recognized on shortlist in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation

Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC has made the shortlist of Litigation Law Firm of the Year for Mississippi in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation. Brunini is one of only four firms in Mississippi to achieve this honor, with the following attorneys ranked as “Mississippi Local Litigation Stars” in their respective practice areas: • William Trey Jones III : ...

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Blackwell inducted into the 2019 Law Alumni Hall of Fame

Leonard A. Blackwell, II a partner at Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, will be inducted into The Law Alumni Chapter of the Alumni Association of the University of Mississippi 2019 Law Alumni Hall of Fame at an Alumni Banquet held on March 30, 2019. Leonard A. Blackwell, II, a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, was ...

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Adams and Reese adds two attorneys in Jackson

Adams and Reese has announced Darryl A. Wilson and Alexander Bondurant have joined the firm’s Jackson office as Associates. Wilson is a member of the firm’s Litigation team and assists clients in all phases of complex litigation in federal and state courts. His experience includes litigating matters in the areas of premises liability, negligence, negligent supervision, negligent hiring and training, ...

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Verret joins Ridgeland-based CPA firm

Heather Verret recently joined Matthews, Cutrer and Lindsay, certified public accountants in Ridgeland, as a staff accountant. Her experience with the firm began in 2017 as an audit intern and will continue as she provides audit and attestation services with a primary emphasis on multi-family housing and nonprofit organizations. Verret earned her bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Mississippi College and ...

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Phelps Elects 2019 Partnership Class

Phelps Dunbar has announced that Andrew Garner and Jason Marsh have been elected to partnership effective January 1, 2019. “These new partners are poised to move to the next level of client service and we congratulate them on this career milestone,” said Firm Managing Partner, Michael D. Hunt. The 2019 partners include: > Andrew V. Garner – Tupelo: Business, Taxation ...

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