Super Lawyers® has named 28 Watkins & Eager attorneys as 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Watkins & Eager attorneys named as 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers:

David L. Ayers                               
Joseph G. Baladi                             
Lewis W. Bell                                    
Walter J. Brand                                 
David L. Brown, Jr.                           
H. Lanier Brown II                             
H. Rusty Comley                               
James J. Crongeyer, Jr.                    
George R. Fair                                  
Michael O. Gwin                               
Corey D. Hinshaw                             
Jamie G. Houston III                           
Mark D. Jicka                                    
Walter T. Johnson                             
Kenneth E. Milam                               
Mildred M. Morris                              
Steven D. Orlansky                            
J. Robert Ramsay                               
William F. Ray                                     
Stephanie M. Rippee                          
Jennifer A. Rogers                             
Paul H. Stephenson III                        
Michael W. Ulmer                              
M. Binford Williams, Jr.                     

Watkins & Eager attorneys selected as 2019 Mid-South Rising Stars:

Caroline K. Ivanov                            
Clark Luke                                          
Molly Jeffcoat Moody                     
James M. Tyrone                              

Watkins & Eager attorneys named as Top 50 in 2019 Mississippi Mid-South Super Lawyers:

Walter T. Johnson                            
William F. Ray                                   
Stephanie M. Rippee                        
Michael W. Ulmer                             

Watkins & Eager attorneys selected as Top 50 2019 Women Mid-South Super Lawyers:

Mildred M. Morris                              
Stephanie M. Rippee                         

About Watkins & Eager

Watkins & Eager has represented national and international businesses with Mississippi interests, as well as leading Mississippi businesses and individuals, since 1895.  In 2017, the Firm opened an office in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and expanded its footprint to Alabama, opening an office in Birmingham.  The Firm has extensive banking, commercial real estate, corporate, healthcare, environmental, and business practices, in addition to a broad litigation practice in federal and state trial and appellate courts.  The name Watkins & Eager is synonymous with integrity, experience, dedication, responsiveness, critical thinking, and creativity.  The Firm possesses the skills and commitment to responsibly address complex legal problems and is dedicated to building long-term client relationships.  Clients benefit from the Firm’s institutional knowledge and culture of collaboration across all practice areas.

About Super Lawyers®

Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters publication, recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process involves peer evaluation and independent research across 12 categories.