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Best Law Firms 2020 recognizes Brunini

U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2020 has awarded Brunini in 32 tier-one rankings. Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings: Gulfport: Gaming Law, Land Use & Zoning Law. Jackson: Administrative / Regulatory Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Communications Law, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, ...

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93 Butler Snow attorneys listed in 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Sixty-four Butler Snow attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers’ 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers and 29 have been selected as Mid-South Rising Stars. Mississippi attorneys named as 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers are: Gulfport: Michael B. Hewes, Personal Injury – Products: Defense; Paul S. Murphy, Bankruptcy: Business. Oxford: Paul V. Cassisa, Jr., Personal Injury – Products: Defense; Kari L. ...

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Study set on how ending history test to change school grades

Mississippi’s Board of Education voted Thursday for more study on how scrapping a required U.S. history test would affect school ratings. The board directed an internal task force to study whether it’s possible to stop the test without changing scores used to assign A to F grades to schools and districts. Changing scores is unpopular because the board might assign ...

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77 Baker Donelson attorneys named to 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers; 45 named to Mid-South Rising Stars

Seventy-seven attorneys with Baker Donelson have been named to the 2019 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers, which recognizes attorneys in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. A total of 11 of the Firm’s Mississippi attorneys were named to the list: Sheryl Bey, Brooks Eason, Robert E. Hauberg Jr., David F. Maron, Leonard C. Martin, Dan M. McDaniel Jr., J. Scott Newton, ...

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Baker Donelson 2nd nationally in “Best Law Firms” Metro Tier 1 Rankings

Baker Donelson recently garnered 197 first-tier metropolitan rankings in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, an annual analysis that includes more than 14,000 U.S. law firms. These Tier 1 rankings across 13 markets in nine states earned Baker Donelson the second highest number of first-tier metropolitan rankings in the nation. In Jackson, 22 Tier 1 ...

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Sanderson Farms honored as Corporate Champion of Diversity

Sanderson Farms, Inc. was honored by the Women’s Forum of New York at its fifth Breakfast of Corporate Champions. The Forum, an exclusive global leadership network, hosts this biennial event to recognize companies that are actively advancing women on corporate boards. To qualify for invitation, companies must have measurably exceeded the national average of board seats held by women. Sanderson ...

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks Ole Miss MBA Program in Top 50

The University of Mississippi’s Master of Business Administration program has been named among the nation’s best by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The rankings, released Monday (Nov. 4), place Ole Miss at No. 34 among American public universities. For the 2019 edition, Bloomberg ranked MBA programs using four categories: Compensation, Learning, Networking and Entrepreneurship. The UM program came in at No. 7 in ...

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Ridgeland Tourism announces new staff and promotions

The Ridgeland Tourism Commission (RTC) has announced two new staff members and two promotions within Ridgeland’s destination marketing organization. Hannah Wilkins of Ridgeland, formerly an event planner with Kendall Poole, has been selected as the Group Sales Manager to focus on meetings and conferences, reunions, weddings and the group leisure market. Wilkins was also a leadership development consultant and brings ...

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Trade hopes push US stock indexes toward more record highs

Stocks rose broadly in early trading on Wall Street Thursday, pushing major indexes toward another set of records, after China said it agreed with the U.S. on a gradual pullback on tariffs if talks progress. The S&P 500 is heading for its second record-setting day this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq are on pace for their ...

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TAG Truck Center investing $10M, adding jobs in new facility

By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal TUPELO – In Tupelo since 1987, the TAG Truck Center is moving into newer digs by March on McCullough Boulevard. It’s a nearly $10 million investment. TAG Truck Center provides parts and services for all makes of new and used trucks, and offers A/C service, DOT inspections, express lane service, motorhome service, oil and ...

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