R. Benson Ford

Associate

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
Education

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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Honors

  • 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