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MISSISSIPPI PROFILES — Jones Walker focused on clients

I had an opportunity to visit with Aileen Thomas, a partner with Jones Walker, and learn about one of Mississippi’s (and the nation’s) top law firms. Thomas was born in Australia, but came to the United States as a young girl and grew up in Mississippi, attending Belhaven University and the Mississippi College School of Law, where graduated in 1995. ...

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Chambers USA Lawyers

Chambers and Partners publishes directories of the legal profession. Its research identifies the world’s leading lawyers and law firms – those that perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients. Lawyers cannot pay to be in the rankings. Rankings at state-level are based upon the location in which a firm or lawyer practices, regardless of where the clients, ...

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Jones Walker attorneys recognized in the 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list

20 Jones Walker attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers list, with 16 recognized as Super Lawyers and four recognized as Rising Stars. Mississippi attorneys recognized as Mid-South Super Lawyers: Jeffrey R. Barber, Bankruptcy: Business; Neville H. Boschert, Business Litigation; Chad J. Hammons, Creditor Debtor Rights; Kristina M. Johnson, Bankruptcy: Business; Craig N. Landrum, Banking; Keith ...

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28 Jones Walker attorneys recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

Jones Walker LLP announced that 28 attorneys from the firm’s Jackson office are listed in the annual peer–review attorney rankings in The Best Lawyers in America for 2019. In addition, eight Jackson attorneys also received the Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” designation for 2019. Nationally, 127 lawyers were listed, including 23 named “Lawyer of the Year.” Best ...

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BOB BOX — New IRS audit rules and the need to revise your partnership/LLC agreement now

BOB BOX The IRS’s new partnership audit rules took effect this year creating the need for all partnerships and most LLCs to review and revise their partnership agreements and LLC agreements. The manner in which the IRS will audit partnerships and LLCs under the new rules has dramatically changed the landscape for these entities. It is easier now for the ...

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TOMMY SHEPHERD — What has to happen before the first sports wager in Mississippi?

While many media outlets have reported that Mississippi is one of a handful of states on the forefront of preparing for legal sports betting after the Supreme Court declared the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) unconstitutional, there is a great deal that must happen before a Mississippi casino may accept legal sports wagers. First, the Mississippi Gaming Commission must adopt implementing regulations. ...

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14 at Jones Walker ranked

Fourteen attorneys in Jones Walker’s Mississippi offices have been recognized for their prominence in specific areas in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA for Mississippi. The Mississippi offices also ranked regionally in 3 practices: Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate, and Corporate/Commercial. Attorneys recognized were: Neville H. Boschert, Litigation: General Commercial; H. Mitchell Cowan, Litigation: General Commercial; Mark T. Davis, Real ...

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Jason Wilton Bailey

Jason Bailey doesn’t know the word “quit.” While working for a Vicksburg CPA firm, the Winona native made the decision to apply for law school but soon suffered the tragic loss of his dad. Bailey operated his late father’s coffee company during the same time he was studying for his law degree at Ole Miss. Today, Bailey is an associate ...

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Son of John Stennis dies at 78 in Jackson

JACKSON — John Hampton Stennis, a lawyer and former state legislator who was the only son of the late U.S. Sen. John C. Stennis, died yesterday. He was 78. Kim Perrett, a spokeswoman for the Jones Walker law firm, confirmed Stennis died Thursday morning. Stennis was a partner in a law firm — Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis — that ...

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John Fletcher joins Jones Walker

John F. Fletcher, a tax attorney at General Electric, has joined Jones Walker LLP as a partner in the Tax and Estates Practice Group and as a member of the firm’s State and Local Tax (SALT) team. With more than 20 years’ experience in the legal, corporate, and accounting arenas, John’s practice focuses on state tax controversies and incentives, which ...

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