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Watkins & Eager PLLC

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Client Comments

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Banking and Finance Law

In this changing period in the finance world I have had many opportunities to call upon Watkins & Eager to guide my institution through changing regulations and legal situations that pop up and have always found them to be very knowledgeable in this area of law. When I present a problem they always make sure they know what my needs are and respond to the situation in a timely manner.

Cousie Giglio Guaranty Bank and Trust Company

Financial Services Regulation Law

Watkins & Eager is a great firm; a very good help to the banking industry in Mississippi.

Gordon Fellows Mississippi Bankers Association

Commercial Finance Law

Watkins & Eager are as well versed a firm as any in the country! In my dealings with lenders, sellers, and buyers from across the country, I have never once felt they have not been as competent if not more than than the opposing counsel.

Michael Johnson Landmark Homes

Commercial Finance Law

Watkins & Eager attorneys work as partners with business professionals.

Health Care Law

We are using Watkins & Eager for our HIPAA work. I find they are top notch in this area, responsive, cost-effective, and knowledgeable. These items stand out to me. I would recommend them without reservation.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Watkins & Eager is the most responsive insightful transitional law firm I have ever worked with. Bin Williams is outstanding.

Emmerson Daily Daily Equipment Company

Public Finance Law

Watkins & Eager has been a huge part of our organization's success. From defending against civil lawsuits, guidance in personnel issues, and helping with a $16M Bond issue they have been excellent. Among the attorneys we have relied on are Tim Sensing, Mildred Morris, Matt Tyrone, and Joyce Hall. Each has been excellent in advising our Independent k-12 private school.

David Horner Hartfield Academy, Inc.

Appellate Practice

Watkins & Eager lawyers are excellent and well respected. Thoughtful strategic analysis.

Thomas Vanderford Hyundai Motor America

Commercial Litigation

Watkins & Eager very successfully represented me in a protracted and difficult arbitration proceeding which we won resoundingly. They were thorough, resourceful, creative, knowledgeable, and, importantly, understanding and caring in their advocacy of me. I couldn't have asked for better representation from W&E, and, in particular, William Ray and his team.

Dave Mitchell Individual

Litigation - Bankruptcy

I use Watkins & Eager for the majority of my litigation and bankruptcy work, their bankruptcy attorneys are very knowledgeable on bankruptcy law and have a great working relationship with the bankruptcy courts, trustee's and judges. Their understanding and responsiveness to our needs have been very beneficial to our bank in recovering and collecting on our collateral.

Cousie Giglio Guaranty Bank and Trust Company

Environmental Law

Watkins & Eager has been our law firm for many years and have proven expertise in environmental law regarding our wastewater treatment plant permitting and construction.

Bruce Stephens West Rankin Utility Authority

Energy Law

Watkins & Eager is a top notch firm.

Family Law

Watkins & Eager is a first rate firm. I chose Susan Stefie to represent me personally in a family law matter. I speak both as a client as a professional that has conducted numerous mediations for a substantial number of Watkins & Eager attorneys. They have the academic edge on family law. They have superior negation skills and if a matter has to go to trial they have the litigators that can get it done. A five star rating is appropriate.

Larry Latham William Larry Latham, P.A.

Family Law

Susan Steffey's family law section at Watkins & Eager consists of outstanding attorneys with very high professional skills, values and conduct.

William Wright Wright Law Firm

Family Law

All the lawyers I have worked with at Watkins & Eager are excellent.

Richard Roberts Roberts, Bridges & Boydston, PLLC

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Watkins & Eager lawyers are thoughtful and strategic. Top notch trial skills. David Ayers is especially skilled and is a pleasure to work with.

Thomas Vanderford Hyundai Motor America

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

I have worked with several different teams from Watkins & Eager across several of their offices. I have always found each of the lawyers to be of top caliber. They bring insight and extensive experience to complicated litigation problems. They couple professional ability with incredible ethical standards and charming personal behavior. Working with them has been one of the best experiences of my career.

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Walter Johnson, Joe Baladi, and Corey Hinshaw of Watkins & Eager are particularly strong members of an impressive team. They are impressive advocates in court, as well as being creative and strategic thinkers in preparing for and defending mass tort and class action matters.

Christopher Campbell DLA Piper

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Watkins & Eager has bet the company caliber firm from top to bottom.

Benjamin Ammerman TM Claims Service, Inc.

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Jim Crongeyer and Tim Sensing of Watkins & Eager were a great combination. Top notch litigators who were a pleasure to work with.

Tax Law

Watkins & Eager lawyers are very easy to work with. Very confident with their knowledge and ability.

Tax Law

Watkins & Eager is an excellent firm to work with; expertise in all areas of tax and business law. I always look forward to working with the attorneys of Watkins & Eager.

Trusts & Estates Law

My experience with Watkins & Eager is primarily through trust and estate law. Watkins & Eager is a top notch law firm. They are the "go to" in the area for trust and estates law.

Evelyn Agent First Commercial Bank

Trusts & Estates Law

My husband and I have depended on Watkins & Eager to guide us for 34 years. We've experienced incredible compassion and service as well as enthusiasm as appropriate whenever we've called on Watkins & Eager in our walk through life. Jamie Houston, III is our lawyer without whom we sign nothing. More importantly, Jamie is part of our family, immediate and extended, and we love him!

Environmental Law

Watkins & Eager has provided valuable guidance with MDEQ, the environmental regulator in the state of Mississippi. We count on their relationships within the agency as well as their understanding of Mississippi's statutory requirements. Our only concern is that occasionally, they are very busy that it can be difficult to reach our main contact. That has improved over this last year.

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