William H. Cox, Jr.


William H. Cox, Jr., was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1961. His experience is tailored to litigation defense with an emphasis on general product liability litigation, aviation defense, premises litigation, insurance litigation, banking and business litigation, and wills and trusts litigation. His cases of note include tire litigation and truck wheel and rim litigation defense, hearing loss and power tool litigation defense. William is active in numerous professional and civic organizations and spent time serving our country as an Air Force jet instructor pilot from 1956-1958.

Contact Information:

Telephone number: 601.965.1996
Email: bcox@watkinseager.com
Practice Areas
Automotive Industrial Heavy Equipment and Recreational Vehicles
Banking Financial Services and Securities Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Litigation
Intellectual Property
Product Liability
Tort and General Litigation

Bachelor's Degree: English, University of Mississippi, 1955
Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, 1961

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  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Capital Area Bar Association President
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Mississippi Law Review
  • Moot Court Board
  • State Bar Commissioner
  • State Board of Bar Admissions
  • Products Liability Desk Reference,  Contributing Associate Editor
  • Product Warnings, CLE Presentation

Professional And Community Involvement

  • Defense Research Institute Association
  • First Presbyterian Church, Deacon and Elder
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association