September 9, 2020

FormanWatkins Welcomes New Associate to Jackson Office

Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP is excited to welcome Molly McNair to our Jackson office! Molly McNair enjoys being a lawyer because it is a job that makes her a life-long learner. She believes that every task set before her is a gift and an opportunity to strive for excellence, which makes her a faithful advocate for her clients. With the ability to step away from the minute details and see the big picture, Molly uses her efficiency and focus skills to help her clients navigate the legal system with confidence. Molly believes that a lawyer should be a subject matter expert in every case, so her clients can always expect her to be thoughtful about her decisions and creative with her solutions. Finally, as an animal-lover and family-woman, Molly is passionate and tenacious, and her clients can feel secure as she fights to represent their interests using knowledge, compassion, and purpose. Molly graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College School of Law where she was Editor-in-Chief for the Mississippi College Law Review, a recipient of the Hearin Full Tuition Scholarship, Senator of the Law Student Bar Association, and a recipient of the Best Paper Award in Civil Procedure I, Torts II, Evidence, Property, Trial Practice, Civil Rights, Ethics, and Constitutional Law Seminar.  Prior to joining FormanWatkins, Molly was an Extern to Justice Josiah D. Coleman in the Mississippi Supreme Court, an Extern to Chief District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III in the United States District Court for the Southern District […]

August 27, 2020

FormanWatkins Welcomes New Associates to New Orleans Office

Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP is excited to welcome Jordan Nixon and Taylor Delrie Waxley to our New Orleans office! Jordan Nixon became a lawyer to solve problems. Following advice to always “Find the way around the hurdle,” Jordan uses her problem-solving skills to always look for solutions in places that might not be obvious. Her ability to pull apart the pieces of a complicated issue and rearrange them to create innovative solutions for her clients is what makes her an invaluable attorney. Clients can expect a strong advocacy from Jordan, as she is inspired and energized by those working around her and works tirelessly with her colleagues and clients to collect and implement only the best ideas. With the energy of camaraderie and teamwork around her and the alluring power of complicated issues driving her, Jordan is a lawyer with whom no client can go wrong. Jordan graduated magna cum laude from Tulane University Law School, where she received the Order of the Coif, the Dean’s Medal, the CALI Award (Obligations II), and a Civil Law Certificate. When Taylor Waxley was a child doing her homework, her parents would always encourage her to use all methods of finding an answer before coming to them for help. This small push to exhaust all methods of finding a solution fueled Taylor’s work ethic through the rest of her education and various work experiences before law school. Now, as a compassionate, hard-working attorney, Taylor enjoys the ability to help others with issues […]

August 20, 2020

FormanWatkins Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers®

We are pleased to announce that 32 FormanWatkins attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.  Of those 32 attorneys, 13 were recognized as Ones to Watch.  The Ones to Watch awards are recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence. 

July 16, 2020

Miller Awarded Common Future Bridge Fellowship

FormanWatkins is proud to announce Julian Miller has been awarded a Common Future Bridge Fellowship based on his work co-founding the non-profit organization, Delta Fresh Foods Initiative, that focuses on building community food systems as a means of economic justice and public health in the Mississippi Delta.

June 29, 2020

FormanWatkins New Orleans Office Honored as a 2020 Top Workplaces

Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 honor by The Times-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate.  The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party anonymous survey that uniquely measures 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection.

March 25, 2020

FormanWatkins Staff Employees Achieve LTC4 Certification

Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP is proud to announce that 20 of our staff employees have achieved their LTC4 Certification. On February 27, FormanWatkins hosted a special luncheon at the Capital Club in Jackson to recognize these employees. The honorees were treated to a delectable buffet followed by a game that was enjoyed by all. Speeches recognizing their accomplishments were given by the Firm’s COO, Robby Gathings, and HR Director, Mandi Murphy.

March 18, 2020

Coronavirus: FWK Operational Update

Clients and Friends,

As we monitor, assess, and respond to rapidly-evolving developments related to the spread of COVID-19, the safety and health of FormanWatkins employees, their families, and our communities is our most important objective. This is an unprecedented time filled with unique challenges. To meet these challenges, the Firm has taken a number of actions to protect the safety of our team while ensuring continued service to our clients.

March 3, 2020

FormanWatkins Releases 2019 Pro Bono & Civic Engagement Report

FormanWatkins released its 2019 Pro Bono & Civic Engagement Report today. The Firm’s pro bono efforts are led by our Pro Bono Committee, whose members include: Alison McMinn, Courtney Hunt, Erin Latuso, Julian Miller, Margaret McLaughlin, Mimi Arthur, Mitch McGuffey, Nicole Diesa, and Vernon McFarland.