Rebecca Lee Wiggs was admitted to the Mississippi Bar, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in 1985. She is also a member of the North Carolina Bar. Her experience spans from general product liability and medical malpractice to labor and employment, consumer finance, and appellate advocacy. Her cases of note include Shields v. Sturm Ruger, 864 F.2d 379 (5th Cir. 1989); Foster v. Bass, 575 So.2d 967 (Miss. 1990); Dixie Ins. Co. v. Mooneyhan, 684 So.2d 574 (Miss. 1996). Rebecca served on the defense team for successful Baycol litigation, PPA litigation and HRT litigation. Prior to joining Watkins & Eager, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Paul H. Roney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Rebecca completed her mediation training with the American Arbitration Association and Mediation.org.
Bachelor's Degree: Politics, Wake Forest
Juris Doctor: University of Virginia School of Law, 1985
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