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Phelps attorney Wyly named “Lawyer of the Year” in Gulfport

The Best Lawyers in America recognized Phelps Dunbar attorney James G. Wyly III as “Lawyer of the Year” in the Gulfport chapter of its 2020 annual rankings. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Wyly was selected in the category of Personal Injury ...

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Three Phelps attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” in Jackson

The Best Lawyers in America recognized three Phelps Dunbar attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” in the Jackson chapter of its 2020 annual rankings. Firmwide, 14 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in cities throughout Phelps’ footprint. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and ...

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Phelps Elects 2019 Partnership Class

Phelps Dunbar has announced that Andrew Garner and Jason Marsh have been elected to partnership effective January 1, 2019. “These new partners are poised to move to the next level of client service and we congratulate them on this career milestone,” said Firm Managing Partner, Michael D. Hunt. The 2019 partners include: > Andrew V. Garner – Tupelo: Business, Taxation ...

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Phelps Dunbar Jackson partner Tommy Siler inducted as College of Labor and Employment Lawyers fellow

Tommy Siler, managing partner of Phelps Dunbar’s Jackson office who focuses his practice on labor and employment law, has been elected as a new Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. The 22nd installation of ...

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BRIDGFORTH RUTLEDGE — Which is better? One entity ownership vs. multiple entity ownership

I have clients who own multiple properties (or multiple businesses), and they are sometimes not sure whether they should own each property/business in the same entity (such as a limited liability company or corporation) or form different entities to own each property/business separately. They are also not sure whether they should individually own the entity that owns the asset or ...

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MAULDIN — A day late and a dollar short: Mississippi Supreme Court underscores boorish side of ‘Gentleman’s Deal’

I’ve lived in my current home for about two years. It’s on the corner of a well-trafficked intersection, and we have a shed in the backyard. A few weeks back, I went to work and left the door to the shed unlocked – intentionally – despite the fact I’m generally aware that if you want to ensure your property is ...

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Montague gets certification

Richard Montague, an attorney in the Phelps Dunbar’s Jackson business group, has received his Business Bankruptcy Law certification from the American Board of Certification. Montague focuses on bankruptcy and creditors rights and business litigation, representing debtors, creditors and trustees in a range of bankruptcy and insolvency-related matters. The American Board of Certification program is accredited by the American Bar Association. ...

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ON LAW — Changes announced for preserving, producing documentation for litigation

The Federal Court Rules of Civil Procedure recently been have amended to insert provisions which limit the scope and application of the rules related to the obligation of companies and individuals to preserve and produce documents and electronic information for use in litigation. Not all written communications must be preserved in perpetuity. But, when a party reasonably anticipates that a ...

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Banks receives award

Former presiding justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court and Phelps Dunbar, LLP senior partner Fred Banks was recently honored by the Mississippi Center for Justice with its “Champion of Justice” award for 2013. Banks has spent much of his legal career dedicated to civil rights and justice and was a member of the legal team that implemented landmark civil rights ...

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