R. Benson Ford


R. Benson Ford was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2012.  His practice areas include Commercial Lending and Finance and Real Estate.  While in law school, Benson was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal and a co-founder of the Mississippi Sports Law Society. 

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1999
Email: bford@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas

Commercial Lending and Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions
Real Estate

Bachelor of Business Administration: Mississippi State University, summa cum laude, 2009
Study Abroad Program: Downing College, Cambridge University
Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, magna cum laude, 2012

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  • Mississippi Law Journal - Associate Articles Editor
  • Mississippi Sports Law Society - Co-Founder
  • Hugh C. "Buzzy" Clayton Memorial Scholarship
  • Will M Whittington Memorial Law Scholarship
  • Phi Delta Phi Honor Society
  • Outstanding Student Award
  • Dean's List

Professional and Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Jackson Young Lawyers Association