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 Reported Cases

In re Validation of Tax Anticipation Note, Series 2014, 187 So. 3d 1025 (Miss. 2016)( bond validation; mootness)

Wilson v. Hosemann, 185 So. 3d 370 (Miss. 2016)( due process)

Garrett Enters. Consol., Inc. v. Allen Utils., LLC, 176 So.3d 800 (Miss.Ct.App.2015) (arbitration clause in construction contract)

Powell v. Municipal Election Com’n of Town of Isola, 156 So. 3d 250 (Miss. 2014)(circuit court jurisdiction; bill of exceptions).

Ameristar Casino v. Duckworth, 990 So.2d 758 (Miss. S. Ct., June 19, 2008) (patron dispute jurisdiction) (amicus curiae brief filed in behalf of Miss. Casino Operators Association)

Hughes v. Hollywood Casino Corp. (N.D. Miss. 2008) 2007 WL 3256583, 2008 WL2164570 (sexual harassment; statute of limitations)

Young v. Stevens, 968 So.2d 1260 (Miss. 2007) (election contest)

Moore v. Parker, 962 So.2d 558 (Miss. 2007) (election contest)

 Bayview Land, Ltd. v. State, 950 So.2d 966 (Miss. 2006) (casino; public trust tidelands lease) Watkins Strategy and Resource Group v. WLC, LLC, 443 F.Supp.2d 778 (S.D. Miss. 2006) (venue) 

Smith v. City of Jackson, 544 U.S. 228, 125 S. Ct. 1536 (2005) (City of Jackson police pay plan; age discrimination)

City of Jackson v. Greene, 869 So.2d 1020 (Miss. 2004) (school board appointments, standing; ethics)

Hearn v. City of Jackson, 110 Fed. Apx. 424 (5th Cir. 2004) 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26166 (S.D. Miss. 2003) (Title VII employment discrimination, disparate impact; police sergeant’s exam)

Kelly v. Moore, 376 F.2d 481 (5th Cir. 2004) (City of Jackson; false arrest; violation of civil rights)

Columbia Land Development, LLC v. Secretary of State, 868 So.2d 1006 (Miss. 2004) (tidelands lease for casino development) (amicus curiae brief filed on behalf of Treasure Bay Corp.)

Picou v. City of Jackson, 153 F.Supp.2d 891, 91 Fed. Appx. 340 (S.D. Miss. 2002) (Sex discrimination; job transfer) Miss. Gaming Comm’n v. Freeman, 747 So.2d 231 (Miss. 1999) (casino patron dispute)

Broadhead v. Bonita Lakes Mall, Limited Partnership, 702 So.2d 92 (Miss. 1999) (Sixteenth Section land lease)

Miss. State Gaming Comm’n v. Imperial Palace of Miss., Inc., 751 So.2d 1025 (Miss. 1999) (sports book, statutory interpretation, provided testimony as expert witness)

Esco v. Scott, 735 So.2d 1002 (Miss. 1999) (election contest)

American State Ins. Co. v. Natchez Steam Laundry, 131 F.3d 551 (5th Cir. 1998) (insurance coverage; duty to defend; sexual harassment matter)

Cummings v. Benderman, 681 So.2d 97 (Miss. 1996) (election contest)

Marx v. Broom, 632 So.2d 1315 (Miss. 1994) (state income tax imposed on federal retirees)

Hatcher v. Fleeman, 617 So.2d 634 (Miss. 1993) (election contest)

Miss. Real Estate Comm. v. Falls, 620 So.2d 974 (Miss. 1993) (real estate broker’s license revocation)

Freeman v. AT&T Fitness and Accident Plan, 823 F. Supp. 404 (S.D. Miss. 1993) (health and welfare benefits coverage)

Raju v. Rhodes, 809 F. Supp.1229 (S.D. Miss. 1992) (due process; employment contract)

Miss. Real Estate Comm. v. Geico Financial Services, Inc., 602 So.2d 1155 (Miss. 1992) (regulation of time share plans)

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. v. Marx, 594 So.2d 615 (Miss. 1992) (commerce clause, use tax on natural gas transmission)

Miss. Employment Security Commission v. Sanderson Plumbing Products, 604 So.2d 615 (Miss. 1992) (unemployment benefits for striking workers replaced by employer)

Miss. Real Estate Comm. v. White, 586 So.2d 805 (Miss. 1991) (real estate broker’s license revocation)

Smith v. Alumax Extrusions, Inc., 868 F.2d 1469 (5th Cir. 1989) (union breach of duty of fair representation)

Holland v. Kennedy, 548 So.2d 982 (Miss. 1989) (real estate broker’s license revocation)

 

Transactions

$90,000,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2013 (City of Jackson, Mississippi Water and Sewer System Revenue Bond Project) (Co-Underwriter’s Counsel)

$82,000,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2012 A & B (City of Jackson, Mississippi Water and Sewer System Revenue Refunding Bond Project)(Underwriter’s Counsel)

$64,940,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2013 (City of Jackson, Mississippi General Obligation Bonds Capital City Convention Center Refunding Project) (Co-Underwriter’s Counsel)

$49,000,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2011 A and B (City of Jackson, Mississippi Water and Sewer System Revenue Refunding Bond Project) (Co-Bond Counsel)

2006 Interest Rate Swap with The Bank of New York in connection with the $12,000,000 ($11,225,000 outstanding) Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds (Natchez Convention Center Project) (Counsel)

$9,695,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2006 (Natchez, Mississippi Convention Center Refunding Bonds) (Co-Underwriter’s Counsel)

$27,180,000 City of Jackson, Mississippi, Water and Sewer System Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2005 (Co-Bond Counsel)

$20,960,000 City of Jackson Mississippi General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2005 (Co-Bond Counsel) (Co-Underwriter’s Counsel)

$78,000,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2004 (City of Jackson Water and Sewer System Revenue Refunding Bond Project) (Co-Underwriter’s Counsel)

$20,000,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2003 (City of Jackson, Mississippi General Obligation Bond Project) (Co-Underwriter’s Counsel)

$40,520,000 City of Jackson, Mississippi Water and Sewer System Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2003 (Co-Bond Counsel)

$30,000,000 City of Jackson, Mississippi General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2002 (Co-Underwriter’s Counsel)

$50,000,000 Mississippi Development Bank Special Obligation Bonds, Series 2002 (City of Jackson, Mississippi Combined Water & Sewer System Revenue Bond Project) (Co-Bond Counsel)

$35,000,000 City of Jackson, Mississippi Water and Sewer Revenue Bond, Series 1999 (Co-Bond Counsel)

Lady Luck Gaming Corporation Initial Public Offering of 5 million shares priced at $16 per share, July 1993 (Mississippi Counsel)