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Education

    • University of Virginia School of Law
      J.D. 1989
    • University of Mississippi
      B. Accy. 1986, magna cum laude

      Experience

      • Nutt v. Ole Miss Athletics Foundation, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126062 (N.D. Miss.) - action for breach of contract by former football coach
      • Dalton v. McLarty, 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 66751 (N.D. Miss) - derivative action for breach of fiduciary duty
      • Hays v. LaForge, 2015 WL 4087070 (N.D. Miss.) - claim for violaiton of First Amendment rights
      • Luvata Grenada, LLC v. Danfoss, LLC, 2015 WL 3484679 (N.D. Miss.) - claim for violation of United Nation Convention for International Sale of Goods
      • Harvey v. Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, 55 F. Supp.3d 901 (N.D. Miss. 2014) - malicious prosecution and breach of contract claim
      • Kobaisy v. University of Mississippi, 2014 WL 4181604 (N.D. Miss) - Section 1983 claim for national origin discrimination
      • Walton v. University of Mississippi (N.D. Miss) - race discrimination claim
      • Faulkner Literary Rights v. Northrop Grumman Corp. (S.D. Miss.) - copyright infringement
      • Coleman & Coleman Enterprises v. Waller Funeral Home, 106 So.3d 309 (Miss. 2012) - tortious interference with contract and Lanham Act
      • Abram v. University of Mississippi (Lafayette Co. Circuit Court) - governmental immunity for wrongful death associated with Sickle Cell Trait complications
      • Jackson HMA v. Mississippi Department of Health, 98 So.3d 980 (Miss. 2012) - application of certificate of need statute to University Medical Center
      • Carlisle v. BL Development Corp. (N.D. Miss.) - premises liability
      • Miss. Farm Bureau v. Mississippi Department of Mental Health, 99 So.3d 781 (Miss. App. 2012) - governmental immunity for property damage
      • Maggette v. BL Development Corp. (N.D. Miss.) - wrongful deaths and personal injuries arising from bus wreck
      • Wyatt v. Scruggs, 60 So.3d 758 (Miss. 2011) - enforcement of arbitration provision
      • Sherrill v. NCAA (Madison County Circuit Court) - tortious interference with contract arising from infractions investigation
      • Young v. Scruggs, 2010 WL 2301641 (S.D. Miss. June 7, 2010) - RICO claim
      • Limbert v. Mississippi University for Women Alumnae Association, 998 So.2d 993 (Miss. 2008) - challenge to authority of president to disassociate alumni association
      • United Investors Life Insurance Co. v. Nationwide Life Insurance Co., 229 Fed. Appx. 314 (5th Cir. 2007) - tortious interference with contract
      • Johnson v. Alcorn State University, 929 So.2d 398 (Miss. App. 2006) - governmental immunity for wrongful death resulting from campus shooting incident
      • Denley v. Journal Publishing Co. (Calhoun County Chancery Court) - trade name infringement
      • Stephens v. Mississippi University for Women (N.D. Miss.) - gender discrimination
      • Wilson v. Delta State University, 143 Fed. Appx. 611, 201 Ed. Law Rep. 871 (5th Cir. August 12, 2005) - gender discrimination
      • Amphenol Corporation v. SCI Systems, Inc. (N.D. Ala.) - patent infringement
      • Scott v. University of Mississippi, 148 F.3d 493 (5th Cir. 1998) - age discrimination claim involving immunity under Eleventh Amendment
      • Trilogy Communications, Inc. v. Times Fiber Communications, Inc., 109 F.3d 739 (Fed. Cir. 1997) - patent infringement
      • Refrigeration Sales, Inc. v. State ex rel. Segrest, 645 So.2d 1351 (Miss. 1994) - application of state’s bid preference statute
      • State ex rel. Moore v. Molpus, 578 So.2d 624 (Miss. 1991) - enforcement of initiative and referendum statute
      • Panel counsel for employment and general litigation involving Mississippi’s eight public institutions of higher learning
      • Panel counsel for general litigation involving state entities under Mississippi Tort Claims Act

      Judicial Assignments

      • Special Master for Chinese Dry Wall Litigation (E.D. La.)
      • Special Master for Gemstone Foods, LLC v. AAA Enterprises, Inc. (N.D. Ala.)

      Honors and Achievements

      • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers                                                                    State Vice Chair (2016-18)
      • Best Lawyers in America
        Commercial Litigation (since 1998)
      • Mid-South Super Lawyers
      • Business Litigation
      • General Litigation
      • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell
      • Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation                                                                              Board of Trustees (2017-present)
      • Graduate, IADC Trial Academy

      Memberships and Associations

      • American Bar Association
        Litigation Section
      • Mississippi Bar Association
        Litigation Section (Chair 2008-09)
        Appellate Section
      • Lamar Order of the University of Mississippi School of Law (Chair 2018-19)
      • National Association of College and University Attorneys
      • Fifth Circuit Bar Association
      • Lafayette County Bar Association
      • DRI
      • Master, William Keady Chapter, American Inns of Court (2002-present)
      • Associate, Charles Clark Chapter, American Inns of Court (1993-95)

      Bar Admissions

      • Mississippi
      • United States District Courts
             Northern District of Mississippi
             Southern District of Mississippi
      • United States Courts of Appeal
             Fifth Circuit
             Federal Circuit
      • United States Supreme Court

      Civic and Community Activities

      • Member of Search Committee
        Chancellor - University of Mississippi (2009)
        Athletics Director - University of Mississippi (2012)
      • Ole Miss Athletics Foundation Board of Governors (2006-present)
      • University of Mississippi Foundation Board of Directors (2004-2010)
      • Oxford Charger Athletics Booster Club - President (2012-13)
      • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
      • Leadership Mississippi