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Lumumba appoints new leadership to City Attorney’s Office

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba appointed Tim Howard as the new City Attorney of Jackson. Howard has been a judicial law Clerk to Mississippi Supreme Court Justice William L. Waller Jr. and United States District Court Judge Henry P. Wingate, Assistant District Attorney for Mississippi’s 14th Circuit Court District, and State Special Assistant Attorney General presiding over the Medical Fraud ...

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Adams and Reese attorneys recognized in Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Adams and Reese announced the inclusion of 28 attorneys in the 2018 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers, which includes the publication’s “Rising Stars” list. Attorneys selected from the firm’s Jackson office include: Holmes S. Adams, Estate & Probate; William C. Brabec, Business Litigation; C. Phillip Buffington Jr., Banking; Elizabeth Lee Maron, Employment & Labor; Jeff Trotter, Energy & Resources; Charles ...

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Hartfield appointed inaugural chair of ADLA Women in the Law Committee

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced that C. Meade Hartfield, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been appointed the inaugural chair and a founder of the Women in the Law Committee of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA). “We congratulate Meade on her appointment to develop and lead the Women in the Law Committee of the Alabama ...

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Brunini attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers 2019

Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC announced regional ranking in 46 practice areas in 46 practice areas. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process. Brunini practices in Mississippi recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Law Firms Include: Jackson Tier 1: Administrative / Regulatory Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights ...

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Webb joins Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office

Butler Snow announced that W. Harrison Webb has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. He will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and health care group. Webb will focus his practice in the areas of complex and multidistrict pharmaceutical litigation. Webb is a member of the American and Capital Area Bar Associations and The Mississippi Bar. He received his undergraduate ...

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Butler Snow adds 2 attorneys to Ridgeland office

Butler Snow has announced that Timothy W. Lindsay and Robin Banck Taylor have joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. Lindsay and Taylor will both practice with the firm’s labor and employment group. Butler Snow represents private and public sector employers throughout the United States in every aspect of the employment relationship. At the core of the firm’s employment practice is a ...

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Hadley appointed to Political Science advisory board

Texas government law and policy and litigation attorney Elizabeth Ross Hadley, a shareholder in the Austin office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been appointed to serve on the advisory board of the University of Mississippi Department of Political Science. As a board member, Hadley, an Ole Miss alumna, will work closely with the University’s department chair to ...

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Federal judge orders settlement talks in soybean seed suit

A judge is ordering settlement talks in a lawsuit filed by black farmers from Mississippi and Tennessee who claim a company sold them faulty soybean seeds because of their race. U.S. District Judge John Fowlkes told the farmers and Stine Seed Co. to begin mediation in a lawsuit alleging the company conspired with a seed salesman to sell thousands of ...

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