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Watkins & Eager PLLC

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Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Banking and Finance Law

Watkins & Eager has always been very knowledgeable in the area of Banking and Finance, they understand the bank's perspective and give us sound advise.

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Watkins & Eager is a great firm with experienced attorneys. They are always helpful with needs we have, and available when needed.

William R "Randy" James The Pruet Companies

Appellate Practice

Watkins & Eager is one of the best in the country.

Robert Maxwell BERNARD, CASSISA, ELLIOTT & DAVIS, APLC

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Watkins & Eager's product liability lawyers know how to win. Corey Hinshaw is an excellent product liability litigator and a pleasure to work with on strategic issues.

Environmental Law

Keith Turner and his team at Watkins & Eager are a great help for us in dealing with MDEQ. They know the players and the best way to get things done. Their advice about how to approach the agency is invaluable.

Health Care Law

Watkins & Eager is very professional and resourceful. They have handled med-mal cases for us, as well as assisted with our HIPAA compliance.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Watkins & Eager attorneys Bin Williams and Molly Jeffcoat are the most responsive lawyers I have ever worked with. Not only do they know their material inside and out, they go out of their way to make you comfortable and keep you up-to-date in all aspects of M&A process. I could not be happier with the service they have provided me.

Emmerson Daily Daily Equipment Company

Public Finance Law

We worked on several bond issues in default this year with Watkins & Eager. Their research has been thorough and they have done a good job of managing bondholder communication. They managed our deadlines well.

Energy Law

I always expect to be treated with respect and courtesy by the members of Watkins & Eager and I am never disappointed.

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Watkins & Eager is one of the premier firms in Mississippi. The firm has many exceptional attorneys who are great advocates for their clients.

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

The Watkins & Eager team is fantastic all around. Send them into any fight at any time.

Benjamin Ammerman TM Claims Service, Inc.

Health Care Law

The Watkins & Eager team has shown a depth of resources and expertise in litigation, employment law, HIPAA, malpractice, Stark & AKS, and professional service contracts. I have had the pleasure of dealing with numerous attorneys, each very knowledgeable and professional in his or her respective area.

Environmental Law

Keith Turner is my prime contact and has proven himself and staff at Watkins & Eager to be of the highest integrity and competence in the areas of environmental law, bond financing law, state and federal procurement law, and contracting law. I highly recommend Watkins & Eager for all of these matters.

Bruce Stephens West Rankin Utility Authority

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Watkins & Eager provides excellent representation and deals effectively with very difficult issues. Mike Ulmer and Matt Tyrone are very capable attorneys in this and other areas.

Land Use & Zoning Law

Watkins & Eager attorneys are very knowledgeable and excellent with all aspects of zoning and title work!

Tax Law

Watkins & Eager is client focused and a great firm to work with. They have great service and attention to detail.

Corporate Law

Watkins & Eager understand how to tie the law and business side together. While advising you of the legal impacts, they understand that at the end of the day it’s a business decision.

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

George Fair of Watkins & Eager has done an excellent job for our company for all our merger, acquisition, and contract needs for a number of years. I would not want to use any other attorney for handling these legal matters for our company.

Rodney Grogan MMC Materials, Inc.

Family Law

Watkins & Eager has excellent attorneys in all areas, especially family law. I highly recommend this firm

William DalehiteJr., QC Steen Dalehite & Pace

Trusts & Estates Law

They are excellent lawyers at Watkins & Eager.

Commercial Litigation

At Watkins & Eager they develop an overall case strategy and work the strategy. They do excellent work.

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Watkins & Eager is my go-to firm on anything bankruptcy related; all litigation matters have been handled in a very satisfactory manner.

Cousie Giglio Guaranty Bank and Trust Company

Real Estate Law

Watkins & Eager attorneys are very competent and experienced! They know the law inside and out.

Trusts & Estates Law

Watkins & Eager is a great law firm! They are extremely knowledgeable in Trusts & Estates Law.

Trusts & Estates Law

We have great faith in our legal advisors at Watkins and Eager and we depend heavily on the advice we get from the firm. as a result, we sleep very well at night! The firm is also generous in its support for projects around the area and the State, which we consider very telling.

Commercial Finance Law

I work exclusively with Ben Williams and Molly Jeffcoat Moody at Watkins & Eager for legal counsel and documentation of most large and/or complicated commercial loans that we work with. They are very responsive, always eager to help in whatever way possible, discussing options for keeping costs low when that is a concern, and are always willing to look at various issues from all angles. I value their advice and am happy to count them as both friends and colleagues.

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Watkins & Eager attorney Clifford Ammons is outstanding, and I have worked with many all around the country

Ken Lowery Hunter Engineering Corp

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

I have worked collaboratively with Watkins & Eager’s attorneys for joint representation of a national client and have had nothing but positive experience. When I became national coordinating counsel for a mass tort, I hired Stephanie Rippee at the firm to handle matters locally in Mississippi but also to be part of the science team. Again, I had a very positive experience.

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Matt Tyrone and Jim Crongeyer at Watkins & Eager are top-notch. Over my career I have engaged litigation attorneys at many firms - large and small - and I would recommend these two litigators above all the others. They are smart, practical, efficient and timely. They are terrific.

Trusts & Estates Law

Watkins & Eager does a terrific job at thinking through the complex, granular legal issues while also looking at the same issues from a big-picture standpoint.

Project Finance Law

Watkins & Eager handles a large amount of transactions from both the developer end , and also on the lender side (not on same deals) ; and this experience gives them vast knowledge, and leg up on so many.

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

The lawyers at Watkins & Eager, particularly Walter Johnson and Joe Baladi, are excellent courtroom lawyers -- thoughtful, strategic, and professional. I have recommended them often and will continue to do so, as well as work with them as often as I am able.

Jeffrey Healy American Optical Corporation TUcker Ellis LLP

Commercial Finance Law

Watkins & Eager has the most competent & practical counsel, as you will find. In my dealings and transactions across the US, I never feel like Watkins & Eager is ever overmatched.

Public Finance Law

Watkins & Eager has supported Hartfield Academy as our representatives and advisers through several circumstances since the establishment of our school seven years ago. Whether it's their expertise on a bond agreement that saved us $300,000 on a multi-million dollar loan or giving us legal advice regarding sensitive situations with our school's students, patrons, and faculty, Watkins & Eager has been sensitive to our needs, and has helped us successfully navigate through every time. I'm grateful specifically for the work of Joyce Hall, Tim Sensing, and Matt Tyrone, who have all leveraged their time and talent for the benefit of ensuring our school's success. They are the best in the city of Jackson!

David Horner Hartfield Academy, Inc.

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