Announcements

August 19, 2021

FormanWatkins Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers®

We are pleased to announce that 38 FormanWatkins attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.  Of those 38 attorneys, 15 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.  Best Lawyers® has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Fred Krutz also received the "Lawyer of the Year" distinction for Litigation - Environmental in Mississippi, only one attorney per practice area in a state is chosen for this honor.

Attorneys selected to The Best Lawyers in America©:

Charles Abbott: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Mary Clift Abdalla: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Michael Abraham: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Pete Andarsio: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Mimi Arthur: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Tanya Ellis: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Win Gault: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Tim Gray: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Nick Giallourakis: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Brian Hannula: Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Fred Krutz: Lawyer of the Year, Mississippi, Litigation - Environmental; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Erin Wedge Latuso: Commercial Litigation

Amy Maccherone: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Alison O'Neal McMinn: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Joshua Metcalf: Litigation – Environmental

Daniel Mulholland: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Patrice Pujol: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Michelle Roy: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Jennifer Studebaker: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Caroline Upchurch: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Trey Watkins: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

WG Watkins: Litigation – Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Attorneys selected to The Best Lawyers in America©: Ones to Watch:

Chelsea Gaudin Favret: Litigation: Labor & Employment; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Jean Folsom: Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Melissa Fuller: Litigation – Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Joel Fyke: Appellate Practice; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Courtney Hunt: Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

McCann LeFeve: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Ruth Maron: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Vernon McFarland: Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Mitch McGuffey: Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Margaret McLaughlin: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Julian Miller: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Elizabeth Penn: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Spencer Ritchie: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor and Employment; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Peyton Smith: Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Andrew Stubbs: Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Trey Williams: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants