Edward Otis Johnson, Jr.

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Otis concentrates his practice in the area of Oil & Gas Law, Real Estate Law & Litigation and Conservation Law & Procedure.

Phi Alpha Delta. Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1956-1957. Listed in Best Lawyers in America. Member, Legal Committee, Interstate Oil Compact Commission.

Mississippi Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Health Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601-519-0028  Phone
601.713.6324  Phone
601.713.9492  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 14028, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.B.A., 1952
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, LL.B., 1956; University of Mississippi, J.D., 1968
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi; U.S. Court of Military Appeals; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi; 1956, Mississippi; U.S. Supreme Court
Hinds County Bar Association; The Mississippi Bar; Mississippi Oil and Gas Lawyers Association (President, 1964-1965); Mississippi Alabama Division of U.S. Oil and Gas Association (Director).
Birth Information:
Greenville, Mississippi, June 16, 1930
Reported Cases:

Exxon Corp. v. Crosby-Mississippi Resources, 154 F.3d 202 (5th Cir. 1998)

Williamson v. Elf Aquitaine, Inc., 138 F.3d 546 (5th Cir. 1998)

Exxon Corp. v. Crosby-Mississippi Resources, 40 F.3d 1474 1995)

Exxon Corp. v. Board of Educ., 849 F.Supp. 479 (S.D. Miss. 1994)

Waller Bros. v. Exxon Corp., 836 F.Supp. 363 (S.D. Miss. 1993)

Exxon Corp. v. Crosby-Mississippi Resources, 775 F.Supp. 969 (S.D. Miss. 1991)

National Ben. Admrs., Inc. v. Mississippi Methodist Hosp & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 757 F.Supp. 26 (S.D. Miss. 1990)

National Ben. Admrs., Inc. on behalf of National Business Ass’n Trust v. Mississippi Methodist Hosp. & Rehabilitation Center, Inc., 748 F.Supp. 459 (S.D. Miss. 1990)

Allred v. Fairchild, 916 So.2d 529(Miss. 2005)

Allred v. Fairchild, 785 So.2d 1064 (Miss. 2001)

Elf Acquitaine, Inc. v. Amoco Production Co., 485 So.2d 1023 (Miss. 1986)

Stockett v. Exxon Corp. 312 So.2d 709 (Miss 1975)

Ward v. Harrell, 186 So. 3d. 410 (Miss. App. 2016)


Peer Reviews

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