Corey D. Hinshaw

Corey D. Hinshaw: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
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  • The Emporium Building, 400 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201
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Corey has practiced law with Watkins & Eager since he was admitted to the bar in 2004. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Mississippi, all federal courts in Arkansas and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He has also been admitted pro hac vice in numerous state and federal courts around the country. Corey's diverse litigation practice has involved representing clients in every phase of litigation-including trials, appeals and alternative dispute resolution. He has significant expereience and interest in complex and mass torts, products liability, premises liability, nursing home and pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Corey has been recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of civil defense litigation each year since 2011 and was recognized as one of the Mississippi Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40 for 2013. He is also the proud father of three young children.


•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America 2018, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
•Jackson Young Lawyers Association Pro Bono Award (2006-2007)
•Listed in Benchmark Litigation: Future Star (2016)
•Listed in Benchmark Litigation's Under 40 Hot List August, 2016
•Listed in Portico Jackson magazine, Portico 10 Attorneys (2014)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2013 - 2017, Personal Injury-Defense)
•Mississippi Bar's Leadership Forum Class (2011)
•Mississippi Bar's Outstanding Young Lawyer (2010)
•Mississippi Bar/Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers' Project Curtis E. Coker Access to Justice Award (2007)
Mississippi Business Journal's Top 40 Under 40 (2013)
Mississippi Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief (2003-2004)
•Pfizer Legal Alliance Associate Roundtable Member (2011-2013)
Super Lawyers - Mid-South Rising Stars (2011-2012, Civil Litigation Defense)


•Co-author, New ANSI Standard for Product-Accompanying Literature Aids in Evaluating Failure to Warn Claims, Tort Trial & Ins. Prac. Comm. News (Fall/Winter 2007)
•Co-author, A Review of Mississippi Law Regarding Arbitration, 76 Miss. L.J.1007 (2007)
•Author, Taking a Gamble: Applying Therapeutic Jurisprudence to Compulsive Gambling and Establishing Gambling Treatment Courts, 9 Gaming L. Rev. 333 (2005)
•Co-author, From the Classroom to the Courtroom: Therapeutic Justice and the Gaming Industry's Impact on Law, 74 Miss. L.J. 827 (2005)
•Author, Recent Decision, Constitutional Law-First Amendment- School Voucher Program Held Constitutional Under the Establishment Clause, 72 Miss. L.J. 885 (2002)

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Mass Tort and Repetitive Exposure
  • Medical Malpractice and Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Product Liability
  • Tort and General Litigation
  • Toxic Tort and Chemical and Environmental Exposure
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Domestic Relations and Family Law
  • Gaming

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1822  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Southern Mississippi, Bachelor's Degree, Political Science/AmericanStudies, summa cumlaude, 2001
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, magnacum laude, 2004
Year of First admission:
2004, Mississippi

Professional And Community Involvement

•Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Member
•Defense Research Institute, Drug and Medical Device, Toxic Tort and Trial Tactics Committees
•American Bar Foundation, fellow
•American Inns of Courts, Charles Clark Chapter-Barrister
•American Bar Association, ABA-YLD Liaison to the TIPS Council (2014-2016); ABA-YLD District Representative, District 13 (2011-2014); Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) - Toxic Tort/Product Liabilty and Business Litigation Committee; ABA-YLD Credentials Board (2010-2011)
•Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Division Board, Midyear Meeting Chair (2014-2015); ABA Representative (2011-2014); Nominations Committee Chair (2013-2014); Director, Hinds Post VI (2009-2011); Public Service Committee Chair (2008-2010)(started Wills for Heroes in MS)
•Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project, Board of Directors (2012-2014); Advisory Board Member (2010-2011)
•Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation, Board of Directors (2006-2013)
•Jackson Young Lawyers Association, President (2009-2010)
•Capital Area Bar Association, Board of Directors (2008-2010)
•Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church, Staff Parish Relations Committee (2014-2016)
•Mississippi Historical Society, Membership Committee (2010-2011); Awards Committee (2006-2007)
•University of Mississippi Alumni Association
•University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association, Life Member

Birth Information:
Laurel, Mississippi, 1979
Payment Information:
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (36 reviews)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 09/17/14 in Civil Litigation

      Corey has the highest ethical standards and is well-respected by peers and clients for his judgment, experience, and knowledge.

      Corey has the highest ethical standards and is well-respected by peers and clients for his judgment, experience, and knowledge. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/17/14 in Civil Litigation

      Corey is an excellent, detailed lawyer who is a credit to the profession.

      Corey is an excellent, detailed lawyer who is a credit to the profession. Read less

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