Civil litigation - emphasis in commercial litigation, contract/business disputes, banking and finance, professional liability, insurance litigation and regulation, fidelity and surety, product liability, class actions, appellate practice.
Trial and appellate practice since 1986; Best Lawyers in America since 2007 (Insurance Law, Real Estate, Professional Malpractice, Personal Injury Defense). Mid-South Super Lawyers (Business Litigation).
Mississippi Bar (Business Law, Litigation sections); Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (Board of Editors 2010-2013); DRI; International Association of Defense Counsel.
University of Mississippi (BA, 1983; JD 1986); Editorial Board, Mississippi Law Journal (1984-86); Editor, Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide (Mississippi Section, since 2006).