Super Lawyers® has named 24 Watkins & Eager attorneys as 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Watkins & Eager attorneys named as 2020 Mid-South Super Lawyers:

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

Watkins & Eager attorneys selected as 2020 Mid-South Rising Stars:

R. Neill Bryant
Caroline K. Ivanov                            
Clark C. Luke                                          
W. Abram Orlansky                    
James M. Tyrone                              

Watkins & Eager attorneys named as Top 50 in 2020 Mississippi Mid-South Super Lawyers:

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

Watkins & Eager attorney named as Top 50 in 2020 Women Mid-South Super Lawyers:

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 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.