January 2, 2018
Banks, McFarland, McGuffey and Stubbs Promoted to Partner
Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP is proud to announce Jake Banks, Vernon McFarland, Mitch McGuffey, and Andrew Stubbs were promoted to Partners of the Firm in our Jackson, Mississippi office.
Jake is licensed in Mississippi and received his law degree from the University of Mississippi. Jake's practices in the Firm's general litigation group, handling diverse legal issues including catastrophic personal injury, contractual disputes, insurance coverage, and TCPA liability.
Vernon is licensed in Mississippi and Montana and received his law degree from the University of Mississippi School of Law and is a member of the Mississippi Bar and the Magnolia Bar Association. He is a Mid-South Super Lawyer Rising Star and member of the Leadership Greater Jackson Class of 2016-2017. Vernon’s primary practice areas are Toxic Tort Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Professional Liability. He is a member of the Firm’s Pro Bono and Recruiting Committees and serves the community through his church and other charitable organizations.
Mitch is licensed in Mississippi and New York. His practice region also includes most of New England. Mitch received degrees in graphic design and business administration at Auburn University and received his law degree from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute. Mitch’s practice focuses primarily on Toxic Tort Litigation, including Environmental and Products Liability cases, NCAA Compliance proceedings, and Appellate Litigation.
Andrew is licensed in both Mississippi and Arkansas, although his practice region also includes Alabama. He received his law degree from Mississippi College School of Law. Andrew is a Super Lawyers Mid-South Rising Star and a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Association and Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association. Andrew’s practice is focused primarily on Toxic Tort Litigation, Products Liability and Personal Injury.