Watkins & Eager proudly announces that twenty attorneys are among the 2012 Mid-South Super Lawyers, and nine Watkins & Eager attorneys chosen as Mid-South Rising Stars.
In addition, Super Lawyers identifies five Watkins & Eager attorneys as the "Top 50" in Mississippi: George R. Fair; Jamie G. Houston, III; William F. Ray; Stephanie M. Rippee and Michael W. Ulmer. Mildred M. Morris and Stephanie M. Rippee were also recognized as "Top 50" Female Lawyers.
Super Lawyers is a nationally recognized rating service that honors attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Candidates are selected by a process that includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.
Watkins & Eager Mid-South Super Lawyers are:
David L. Ayers - Personal Injury Defense: Products
Joseph G. Baladi - Personal Injury
Defense: Medical Malpractice
Lewis W. Bell - Personal Injury Defense: Products
Walter J. Brand - Employment Litigation: Defense
James J. Crongeyer, Jr. - Personal Injury Defense: Products
George R. Fair - Banking
William F. Goodman, III - Class Actions/Mass Torts
Paul L. Gunn - Real Estate
Jamie G. Houston, III - Business/Corporate
Mark D. Jicka - Personal Injury Defense: Products
Walter T. Johnson - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Stephanie M. Rippee - Personal Injury Defense: Products
M. Binford Williams, Jr.- Banking
Mid-South Rising Stars from Watkins & Eager are:
Rusty H. Comley - Personal Injury Defense: Products
Corey D. Hinshaw - Civil Litigation Defense
Robert B. Ireland, III - Personal Injury Defense:General
Jennifer A. Rogers - Personal Injury Defense: Products
Timothy L. Sensing, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
James M. Tyrone, General Litigation
Jimmy B.Wilkins - General
Super Lawyers can be found online at superlawyers.com, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.