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TMH appoints Johnson as managing partner

TMH, PLLC, a CPA and consulting firm in Mississippi, announced that Paige Johnson will assume the role of Managing Partner effective Jan. 1. A member of the TMH team for over 20 years, Johnson specializes in governmental and non-profit auditing, and has been a member of TMH’s partner group since 2016. A native of Purvis, Johnson graduated from the University ...

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Speyerer joins Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush as counsel

Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. announced that Maureen Burke “Mimi” Speyerer has joined the firm as Counsel in Ridgeland. Speyerer received her undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University and earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law. Before joining CCTB, Speyerer served for more than 31 years as a career law clerk to the Honorable ...

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Reeves joins Ridgeland’s Matthews, Cutrer and Lindsay

Tramel Reeves joined Matthews, Cutrer and Lindsay certified public accountants as a staff accountant. His experience with the firm began earlier in the year as a tax-focused intern and followed a 2017 internship with another Jackson firm. Reeves’ experience will expand as he prepares tax returns and related tax information for individual taxpayers, partnerships, corporations, and nonprofit organizations for MCL ...

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After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy in the first step in a complex, multibillion-dollar plan by the maker of OxyContin to settle thousands of lawsuits brought against it by state and local governments over the nation’s deadly opioid disaster. The company and members of the Sackler family, which owns it, expressed sympathy but not responsibility. “Like families across America, we have ...

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Watkins & Eager’s proven stability has it poised for the future

By NASH NUNNERY Jackson law firm Watkins & Eager is a full-service, diversified practice with its roots historically entrenched in the Capital. Founded by William Hamilton Watkins in 1895, the firm maintains its headquarters in the old Emporium Building across North Congress Street from the Governor’s Mansion in downtown Jackson. Watkins argued over 20 cases before the Supreme Court of ...

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New U.S. courthouse design in Greenville approved

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has approved the design concept for the new U.S. Courthouse in Greenville. The building will provide a much-needed new court facility for the Northern District of Mississippi and will stimulate economic development in the community. Located at the northern edge of Greenville’s historic district on Washington Avenue, the new functional, secure, and modern building ...

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Brunini welcomes Drew Bigelow

Drew C. Bigelow joined Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes in August 2019. Prior to joining the Firm, Drew clerked for Judge Cory T. Wilson on the Mississippi Court of Appeals. Drew was one of only two law clerks employed by Judge Wilson before President Trump nominated Wilson to serve as United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of ...

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Alyson Bustamante Jones named Law360 Rising Star

Butler Snow attorney Alyson Bustamante Jones has been named a Rising Star by Law360. The award recognizes attorneys aged 40 and under whose legal accomplishments in their respective practice area transcend their age. This year, Law360 named 175 rising stars across 39 practice areas from more than 1,300 submissions. Jones was listed in the practice area of life sciences. Jones ...

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LAW ELEVATED — PFAS, more than just another acronym

So, what is PFAS? Simply put, PFAS (per and polyfluoronalkyl substances) is the term used for a family of approximately 5,000 individual man-made fluorinated chemical compounds that are used in our everyday lives. We have been using products containing older and newer versions of PFAS chemicals since the 1940s.  PFAS make your eggs not stick to your skillet, your cheesy ...

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Big Tech faces a new set of foes: nearly all 50 US states

Big tech companies have long rebuffed attempts by the U.S. federal government to scrutinize or scale back their market power. Now they face a scrappy new coalition as well: prosecutors from nearly all 50 states. In a rare show of bipartisan force, attorneys general from 48 states along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are investigating whether Google’s ...

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