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Jones Walker LLP

Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 2MississippiUSA 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Especially recommended for its high-quality construction and real estate litigation practice. Also active in financial services litigation, including bankruptcy and white-collar cases. Experienced in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. Broad client roster includes local, national and multinational companies from a range of industries.

Strengths

"Jones Walker is able to handle a wide range of complex matters and have many offices and provide a wide range of services."

"We very much rely on Jones Walker and they are an integral part of our team and our success; their talents and experience compare favorably with local, regional and national firms, and they provide excellent value for money."

Work highlights

Jones Walker successfully obtained dismissal of a First Amendment/wrongful death suit for the City of Madison in which the plaintiffs sought over USD20 million.

Notable practitioners

Adam Stone is sought out for his expertise in a broad range of disputes, including First Amendment litigation, breach of contract claims and contentious bankruptcy matters.
"Adam Stone possesses fine trial skills and is always exceptionally well prepared." "I haven't seen any weaknesses; he's very thorough and very knowledgeable about the law that is applicable to the litigation in which he's involved."

Kaytie Pickett is well regarded in the market for her litigation practice. She acts for clients in trials and appeals, and offers particular experience in bankruptcy-related disputes.
"Kaytie Pickett is an effective advocate for her clients and is knowledgeable about the applicable law in each of her cases." "Kaytie is a really good commercial lawyer, an effective advocate and a really good writer who does a very good job."

Neville Boschert has a broad civil litigation practice that includes product liability actions, restrictive covenant disputes and trade secrets claims, as well as insurance matters.

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Overview

Jones Walker LLP litigators provide litigation counsel, advice, and support to many of the world's largest corporations, as well as to prominent local and regional companies. We are experienced in a wide variety of substantive areas, including:

  • Antitrust and trade regulation
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Environmental and toxic torts
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Labor and employment
  • Oil and gas
  • Products liability
  • Professional liability
  • Public utility regulation
  • Securities
  • Transportation
  • White collar crime

Our group handles disputes in many types of forums. In addition to appearing in state and federal courts in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Florida, and throughout the country, we represent clients before a variety of state and federal agencies.

We are experienced with alternative dispute resolution (ADR). We have appeared in proceedings under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association, National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), and the International Chamber of Commerce, as well as under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules of 1976. Jones Walker has qualified mediators, National Association of Securities Dealers Regulation (NASDR) arbitrators, and others experienced in resolving disputes outside of the courts.

Litigation

Jones Walker LLP

firm
Location

190 East Capitol Street

Suite 800

Jackson

Mississippi

USA

MS 39201

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Mississippi

Litigation: General Commercial


Kaytie Pickett
Band 4
Neville H Boschert
Band 3