Areas of Practice

While our practice is as varied as our clients needs, our primary areas of emphasis are business transactions and commercial litigation.

Business Law and Transactions

Our business lawyers, in addition to serving as outside general counsel to one of Mississippi’s largest privately held companies, have represented clients in a wide variety of complex acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, and commercial real estate transactions throughout the United States, and have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • General business planning, including organizing and financing startup ventures
  • Complex acquisitions and divestitures of businesses
  • Mergers and other business combinations
  • Formation of domestic and foreign manufacturing and marketing joint ventures
  • Corporate finance, including commercial loans, asset securitization, and private placements of securities
  • Product licensing and distribution
  • Development of commercial real estate projects, from planning and financing the project through construction, sales, and leasing
  • Problems of closely held entities
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Automobile dealer law
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Municipal law
  • Probate matters
  • Energy law

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Litigation

When business disputes cannot be resolved at the negotiating table, our experienced litigation attorneys are equipped to pursue our client’s goals through the litigation process. Whether in state or federal trial and appellate courts, mediation and arbitration, or regulatory proceedings, our goal is to manage each case as efficiently as possible, while zealously advocating our client’s position. We have substantial experience litigating matters in the following areas:

  • Commercial and business litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Land disputes
  • Medical malpractice
  • Labor and employment
  • Antitrust
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Insurance defense