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Carlyn Hicks appointed Hinds County Court Judge

Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph has temporarily appointed Jackson attorney Carlyn M. Hicks as a special judge for the Hinds County Court. The appointment is to the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Melvin V. Priester Sr., who retired from the Hinds County Court on June 3. Hicks said, “I am honored and humbled by the confidence ...

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Baker Donelson named Gold Standard Firm by Women in Law Empowerment Forum

For the sixth consecutive year, Baker Donelson has been certified by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) as a Gold Standard Firm. WILEF grants Gold Standard status to firms that meet objective criteria concerning the number of women among equity partners, in firm leadership positions and in the ranks of their most highly compensated partners. Baker Donelson was among ...

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Butler Snow ranked by The Legal 500 U.S. for pharmaceutical, medical device and health care work

The Legal 500 U.S. has ranked Butler Snow nationally for its pharmaceutical, medical device and health care work. The firm was one of only 30 firms ranked in the top tiers nationwide for Dispute Resolution: Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense. For the third consecutive year, Alyson Bustamante Jones was one of only ...

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Nakimuli Davis-Primer named to American Bar Association’s “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers”

Nakimuli O. Davis-Primer, a shareholder in the Jackson office of Baker Donelson, has been named to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) 2020 “On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers.” The annual award, presented by the ABA’s Young Lawyers Division (YLD), recognizes 40 young lawyers nationally who “exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and ...

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Butler Snow’s Luther T. Munford receives award for distinguished legal writing

Butler Snow attorney Luther T. Munford has been named a “2020 Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award” winner by the Burton Awards. The prestigious honor is awarded to only 30 articles from nominations submitted by the nation’s top 1,000 largest law firms. Munford received this award for his article “No Way Around It: The Need for Federal “Permission and Assistance” Can ...

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Chambers USA recognizes Brunini among top law firms in Mississippi

The 2020 edition of Chambers USA, which lists leading law firms and individual lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas, jointly awarded high rankings to nine Brunini attorneys and six of the firm’s practice areas. Chambers USA ranked six of Brunini’s practices, with the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources practice receiving the highest ranking possible in the state. The ...

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Butler Snow’s Edney admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

Butler Snow attorney Andrea La’Verne Edney has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The fellows were inducted before an audience of 561 during a ceremony at the college’s 2020 spring meeting in Tucson, Arizona. The meeting, held March 5-8, had a total attendance of 679. “This is ...

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HORNE LLP admits Thomas and Klein as partners

HORNE LLP recently announced the admittance of Alethia Thomas and Lee Klein III, CPA, into the firm’s partnership. Thomas is a partner in government services at HORNE. She is responsible for assisting government agencies with planning, managing, and implementing CDBG disaster recovery funded programs. Thomas joined HORNE in 2011. She has more than 10 years of experience in disaster recovery ...

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Butler Snow’s Hairston selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellows Program

Butler Snow attorney Tray Hairston has been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows program. Hairston is the fourth Butler Snow attorney to be selected for the program. LCLD is an organization of more than 320 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who have dedicated themselves to creating a truly diverse U.S. ...

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