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Taylor named VP of Community Bank Laurel

Sawyer Taylor has been named Vice President. A native of Laurel, Taylor recently served as Assistant Vice President and has been in banking for nearly three years. In his new role, Taylor will be responsible for overseeing deposit and loan relationships, as well as, the daily operations at our Laurel office. Taylor is a graduate of Mississippi State University with ...

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Butler Snow adds 3 attorneys to Ridgeland office

Caroline C. Loveless, Samuel J. Noblin and M. Elizabeth Roper have joined Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office. Loveless will practice with the firm’s tort, transportation and specialized litigation group, Noblin will practice with the firm’s public finance, tax incentives and credit markets group and Roper will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation group. Loveless received her bachelor’s ...

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Bradley’s Jackson attorneys named 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP has announced that 18 attorneys in the firm’s Jackson office have been named 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers or Rising Stars. In addition, Bradley Jackson partners W. Wayne Drinkwater , Alan W. Perry and William R. Purdy were named to the 2019 Top 50 Mississippi Super Lawyers list. Across all the firm’s offices in Alabama, Mississippi ...

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Buchanan joins Jones Walker’s Jackson office

Jones Walker LLP welcomed Stacey Moore Buchanan as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in its Jackson office. She focuses on commercial litigation, civil litigation, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights. Before joining Jones Walker, Stacey was an associate at a Jackson law firm primarily representing creditors in consumer bankruptcies. Stacey earned her JD from Harvard Law School and her ...

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Chandler named Employee of the Quarter

Corey Chandler was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s third quarter 2019 Employee of the Quarter. He is a native of Jones County and graduated from West Jones High School. Chandler earned a Bachelor’s degree in Coaching and Sports Administration with a minor in history from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2006. Before joining SMSH as an Active Treatment Technician ...

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IP recognizes outstanding team members of the month for July and August

IP Casino Resort SPA in Biloxi recognized its Team Members of the Month for July and August. July’s honorees included Yendee Cartwright (Food & Beverage, Banquets), Sandra Ghorla (Bus Tour & Travel, Bus Coordinator), Mike Nguyen (Table Games, Dealer), Mike Hryhorchuck (Facilities, Lead Maintenance), John McDonald (Facilities, Painter) and Georgetta Williams (Food & Beverage, Lead Cook). August’s honorees included Lillian ...

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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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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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