Edwin S. Gault, Jr.

Edwin S. Gault, Jr.






  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D. with distinction
  • University of Mississippi, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1995
  • Texas, 2005
  • Michigan, 2008
  • Alabama, 2012
  • Illinois, 2014

Win represents corporate and individual clients in commercial and catastrophic injury cases in multiple jurisdictions. Within the last year alone, Win served as lead counsel in a wrongful death trial in Alabama, a wrongful death appeal in Texas, contract litigation in Louisiana and a Bitcoin theft lawsuit in Mississippi.   Based on research and interviews of clients and other lawyers, Chambers & Partners called Win confident, decisive, and efficient.  A sample of his reported and significant cases is listed below.

Professional Recognition

Significant Litigation Involvement

  • Regional representation of national retailer in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case
  • Oral Argument, Texas Supreme Court 2018, In re Mahindra USA LLC
  • Contractual Indemnity Summary Judgment, Federal Court Louisiana 2017, Chevron v. Cajun
  • Products Liability Trial, Lowndes County Alabama 2017, Albritton v. Pitts Trailers, Inc.
  • Premises Liability Appeal, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 2017, Henderson v. West Jackson Student Housing, LLC, (shooting of a college student at apartment complex)
  • Oil Field Pollution, Ouachita Parish Louisiana 2016, Spillers v. Chevron USA, Inc. et al, (dismissal of production company)
  • Counseling Malpractice, Alabama Supreme Court 2016, McElveen v. Family Services Center
  • Products Liability Trial, Hinds County Mississippi Circuit Court 2014, Walls v. Williams Pyro
  • Oil Field Pollution Trial, Mississippi Oil & Gas Board 2013, Pace v. Palmer Petroleum
  • Silicosis Appeal, Mississippi Supreme Court 2012, Kinsey v. Pangborn Corp., 78 So.3d 301 (Miss. 2012)
  • Silicosis Appeal, Mississippi Supreme Court 2011, Clark Sand Company, Inc. v. Kelly, 60 So.3d 149 (Miss. 2011)
  • Asbestosis Trial, Wayne County Michigan 2009, Avram v. McMaster-Carr Supply Company
  • Silicosis Trial, Claiborne County Mississippi 2009, Westrope v. Pangborn
  • Asbestosis Daubert Hearing, Wayne County Michigan 2008, Miles v. Sure Seal Products (dismissals of hundreds of cases)
  • Car Wreck, Mississippi Court of Appeals 2009, Lott v. Purvis, 2 So.3d 789 (Miss. App. 2009)
  • Insurance Coverage, U.S. District Court Mississippi 2008, Employers Mut. Cas. Co. v. RLI Ins. Co., 2008 WL 4330300
  • Sanctions for Frivolous Lawsuits, Mississippi Supreme Court 2007, Choctaw, Inc. v. Campbell-Cherry, 965 So.2d 1041 (Miss. 2007))
  • Products Liability Trial, Adams County Mississippi and Mississippi Supreme Court 2006, Lift-All Co., Inc. v. Warner, 943 So.2d 12 (Miss. 2006)
  • Silica MDL, U.S. District Court Texas 2005, In re Silica Products Liability Litigation, 398 F. Supp. 2d 563 (S.D. Tex. 2005) (Silica MDL)
  • Environmental, Mississippi Supreme Court 2001, Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London v. Knotsmann, 783 So.2d 694 (Miss. 2001)
  • Environmental, Mississippi Oil and Gas Board 2001, Boyles v. Mississippi State Oil and Gas Bd., 794 So.2d 149 (Miss. 2001)
  • Environmental, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals 1997, Madison v. Vintage Petroleum, Inc., 114 F.3d 514 (5th Cir. 1997)
  • Appointed Criminal Appeal, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals 1998, U.S. v. Roberts, 192 F.3d 127 (5th Cir. 1998)

Professional Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV™ Preeminent Peer Rated
  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Chambers USA Leading Individuals: Litigation – General Commercial
  • Benchmark Litigation, Future Star – Product Liability

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Law School Honors & Awards

  • Mississippi College Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Hearin-Hess Scholar