Clifton Wayne Jefferis

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Biography

Hometown
Jackson, Mississippi

Law School Honors & Awards
•Natural Resources Law Scholarship
•Associate Editor, Animal Law Journal
•Phi Delta Phi

Ongoing Peer Education & Seminar Presentations
•Speaker, Mealey's Seminar on Emerging Trends in Asbestos Litigation Conference - Panel Discussion on the Reemergence of Claims Against Heavy Machinery Manufacturers for the Inclusion of Asbestos Containing Components in Finished Products.

Community Service Involvement
•President, McLeod Neighborhood Association

Prior Experience
•Commercial and Construction Litigation, focused on complex construction defect claims, professional negligence and contract disputes
•Geologist for a regional environmental engineering and consulting firm, focusing on the identification and assessment of hazardous materials, and the development and implementation of remediation plans to remove identified hazards
•Utilized training in geology in the material science industry, performing laboratory analysis on raw materials, including clays and silicates, for use in brick manufacture

Important Litigation Involvement
•National Coordinating Counsel for Zurn Industries, LLC in asbestos litigation

Pro Bono
•Stewpot Community Services Legal Clinic
•Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Asbestos
  • Chemical and Mold Exposure
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Product Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601-965-9679  Phone
601-863-2100  Phone
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University Attended:
Millsaps College, B.A., Philosophy, 1993; Millsaps College, B.B.A., Management, 1993
Law School Attended:
Northwestern School of Law Lewis & Clark College, J.D., 1999
Year of First Admission:
2000
Admission:
2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2000, Mississippi; U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi; 2001, Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi; 2001, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Memberships:

Organizations/Committees Membership

The Mississippi Bar

Hinds County Bar Association

The Alabama Bar

Defense Research Institute

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Community Service Involvement

•President, McLeod Neighborhood Association.

Birth Information:
Jackson, Mississippi, 1970
ISLN:
914797041

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (33 reviews)
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  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 12/21/12 in Complex Litigation

    I have dealt with Clif Jefferis for more than 10 years, and I believe he is an excellent attorney in every respect. I give him my highest rating and I would not hesitate to recommend him to a prospective client. Mr. Jefferis is the national attorne... Read more

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    I have dealt with Clif Jefferis for more than 10 years, and I believe he is an excellent attorney in every respect. I give him my highest rating and I would not hesitate to recommend him to a prospective client. Mr. Jefferis is the national attorney for asbestos clients of mine, so we interact regularly. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 12/21/12 in Defense Litigation

    Clif Jefferis is an outstanding lawyer, and over many years I have personally observed his extremely high ethics and superior legal work.

    Clif Jefferis is an outstanding lawyer, and over many years I have personally observed his extremely high ethics and superior legal work. Read less

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