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Jane B. Morgan was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar (1987), District of Columbia bar (1988), New York bar (1994), Louisiana bar (1995), and is currently exclusively active in the Mississippi Bar (1998). Her legal expertise includes banking, commercial lending, consumer finance, project finance, corporate, and real estate matters. She regularly serves as Mississippi counsel and local opinion counsel in complex transactions that involve Mississippi real estate. After law school, Jane served as law clerk to the Honorable E. Grady Jolly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Honors & Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2012–18, Banking and Finance Law)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006, Banking and Business/Corporate)
  • French Embassy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fellowship, 1981
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable E. Grady Jolly, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1986–87, 1996–97)

Community & Professional

  • LEGACY Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Therapy Dogs International, Inc., Volunteer
  • Mississippi Consumer Finance Association (Law Committee Member)
  • The Mississippi Bar (Business Law and Real Property Sections)
  • Capital Area Bar Association

Articles & Publications

  • Thomas International Ltd. v. United States: Regulations in DISCord, 38 Tax Lawyer 715 (Spring 1985).

Education

Juris Doctor: Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, 1986

Graduate Business Degree: Marketing, Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Lyon, France, 1981

Master's Degree: French Literature/Linguistics, University of Texas, 1980

Bachelor's Degree: French, Nicholls State University, summa cum laude, 1977