John "Chase" Bryan

JB

Biography

Hometown

Jackson, Mississippi

Law School Honors & Awards
•Mississippi Law Journal, Research Editor

Professional Recognition
Chambers USA Leading Individual: Litigation - General Commercial since 2010
The Best Lawyers in America since 2013: Litigation - Environmental
•Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Peer Review Rated

Published Articles
•Freedom of Expression: Congressional Enactments Suppressing Free Expression Based on Content are Impermissible, 61 Mississippi Law Journal 209
•“Are Non-Economic Damages Caps Constitutional?” IADC Defense Counsel Journal, April 2013

Community Service Involvement
•North Jackson Youth Baseball Association

Important Litigation Involvement
•Counsel for a major corporation in high profile, high stakes trade secret case
•Defended former Bank Directors in OCC investigation and FDIC claims
•Defense of major lender liability litigation for financial institutions
•Defense liaison counsel and lead defense counsel in litigation concerning the major industrial explosion case in Mississippi history
•Successfully defended several thousand toxic tort/environmental litigation claims, handling all courtroom appearances and depositions including all expert depositions, Daubert motions and plaintiff depositions
•Defense of vaccine distributors in thimerosal litigation
•Defense of a major corporation in securities fraud litigation

Lectures & Seminar Presentations
•“Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements by Non-Signatories” - IADC 2014 Mid Year Meeting
• Are Damage Caps Constitutional? IADC 2012 Annual Meeting
• Insurance Coverage Issues - NBI CLE 2012
• Reform of the Mississippi Judicial System and How to Keep it Going - 2008 New Ideas in Naples: Addressing Mississippi's Medical Challenges Multi-Specialty Continuing Medical Education Program
• Caps on Non-Economic Damages - Will They Last? 2009 Multi-Specialty Physician Continuing Medical Education Medical Update.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Appellate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Drugs and Medical Devices
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Lender Liability Litigation
  • Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601-939-8900  Phone
601-932-4400  Fax
www.whjpllc.com
Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 23546, Jackson, MS 39225-3546
Year of First admission:
1992
Admission:
1992, Mississippi
Memberships:
Organizations/Committees Membership The Mississippi Bar, International Association of Defense Counsel (Business Litigation Committee, Drugs, Devices and Biotechnology Committee, Toxic and Hazardous Substances Committee, Medical Defense and Health Law Committee) Defense Research Institute (Drug and Medical Device Committee, Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation Committee, Product Liability Committee and Insurance Law Committee)

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Community Service Involvement

•North Jackson Youth Baseball Association.
Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: Eaton Corp. v. Frisby, 133 So. 3d 735 (Miss. 2013); Standard & Poor's Rating Agency Litigation, 949 F. Supp. 2d 1360 (U.S. Fed. 2013); Hall v. Newmarket; 2012 WL 956413 (S.D. Miss. 2012); Higher One OneAccount Mktg. & Sales Practices Litig., 908 F. Supp. 2d 1371 (U.S. Fed. 2012); Miller v. Englehard Corporation; 95 So.3d 740 (2012); Hall v. Newmarket; 2011 WL 4573312 (S.D. Miss. 2011); Tema-Lopez v. U.S. Conveyor Solutions, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 96329 (Miss. 2011); Hall v. Newmarket; 747 F. Supp. 2d 711 (S.D. Miss. 2010); Miller v. Contental Mineral; 39 So.3d 998 (2010); Community Bank v. Stuckey; 52 So.3d 1179 (2010); Hall v. Newmarket; 2009 WL 2517026 (S.D. Miss. 2009); Community Bank of Mississippi v. Stuckey; 2009 WL 4263567 (Miss. 2009); F. W. Burdine v. Teleflex Incorporated; 2009 WL 3180661 (N.D. Miss. 2009); Truck Pro Holding Corp. v. Garner, 2009 U.S. Dist. Lexis 98555 (Ala. 2009); EMC Mortg. Corp. v. Carmichael; 17 So. 3d 1087 (Miss. 2008); Hall v. New Market; 2009 WL 5217026 (S.D. Miss. 2007); Reinhardt v. Commonwealth, 2007 Ky. App. Unpub. Lexis 1159 (KY Appeals 2007); Cole v. Chevron; 554 F. Supp. 2d 655 (S.D. Miss. 2007); Edmonds v. Beneficial Mississippi, Inc. 2007 WL 26837 (C.A. 5 (Miss. 2007)); Brown v. J.P. Morgan/Chase Bank & EMC Mortgage; 2006 WL 2095404 (S.D. Miss. 2006); Blount v. Aventis Pasteur; 2006 WL 839549 (S.D. Miss. 2006); Holder v. Abbott Laboratories, Inc. 444 F. 3d 383 (C.A. 5 (Miss. 2006)); Edmond v. Beneficial; 2005 WL 2361913 (S.D. Miss. 2005); Edmonds v. Ben. Miss., Inc., 2005 U.S. Dist. Lexis 48842 (Miss. 2005); Legg v. Wyeth; 2004 WL 1535808 (E.D. Pa. 2004); Primerica Life Insurance Co. v Brown; 304 F.3d 469 (C.A. 5 (Miss. 2002)); Beasley v. Personal Finance Corporation; 279 B.R. 523 (S.D. Miss. 2002); Henley v. Pers. Fin.Corp., 2002 U.S. Dist. Lexis 27512 (Miss. 2002); Alpha Gulf Coast, Inc. v. Jackson; 801 So. 2d 709 (Miss. 2001); Louis v. Wyeth-Ayerst Pharms. Inc., 2000 U.S. Dist. Lexis 22694 (Miss. 2000); Ross v. State, 9S.W.3d 878, (TX 2000); Davis v. Smith; 749 So. 2d 1186 (Miss. 1999); Arinder v. Danek Med., 1999 U.S. Dist. Lexis 9602 (Miss. 1999); Varnado v. Danek Med., Inc., 1999 U.S. Dist. Lexis 18796 (Miss. 1999); Coleman v. Danek Medical, Inc. 43 F. Supp. 2d 637 (S.D. Miss. 1999); Phillips v. New England Mutual Life Insurance Company; 36 F. Supp. 2d 345 (S.D. Miss. 1999); McGowan v. Capital Center, Incorporated; 19 F. Supp. 2d 642 (S.D. Miss. 1998); Pyramid Mining, Inc. v. The Hoke Company; 1997 WL 1037975 (W.D. Ky.); First Mississippi Corporation v. Thunderbird Energy; 876 F. Supp.840 (S.D. Miss. 1995).
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.7/5.0 (13)
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      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/02/11 in Commercial Litigation on 05/02/11

      Mr. Bryan is an outstanding attorney and individual.

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      Mr. Bryan is an outstanding attorney and individual.

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      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/21/11 in Litigation on 04/21/11

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      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/12/11 in Civil Litigation on 04/12/11

      Chase is an excellent lawyer and deserves the highest rating available for any lawyer. No question about it. Thanks

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      Chase is an excellent lawyer and deserves the highest rating available for any lawyer. No question about it. Thanks

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      5.0/5.0 by a Member on 04/11/11 in Civil Litigation on 04/11/11

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      5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 04/04/11 in Litigation on 04/04/11

      Chase is an excellent lawyer who is well respected in the community, and in my opinion deserves your highest rating.

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      Chase is an excellent lawyer who is well respected in the community, and in my opinion deserves your highest rating.

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    • John "Chase" Bryan

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/03/11 in Commercial Litigation on 04/03/11

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      4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 04/11/11 in Litigation on 04/11/11

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      4.6/5.0 by a Judge on 04/04/11 in Litigation on 04/04/11

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      4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 04/03/11 in Commercial Litigation on 04/03/11

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    • John "Chase" Bryan

      4.4/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 04/05/12 in Environmental Litigation on 04/05/12

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      Chase is an excellent attorney whom we highly recommend.

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