Michael O. Gwin

Michael O. Gwin: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
  • Member at Watkins & Eager (71 Attorneys)
  • The Emporium Building, 400 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201
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    4.9/5.0 (1)
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    100% Recommended (1)
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Michael Gwin was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1986. His experience includes commercial litigation, insurance litigation, and appellate advocacy. Michael is listed in Chambers USA for commercial litigation and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2006.

Honors & Recognitions

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (General Commercial Litigation)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (Business Litigation)
The Best Lawyers in America (Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants)
The Best Lawyers in America, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2017, Insurance Law)

Articles & Publications

Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide, Mississippi Section (Aspen Publishers, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business: New York) (since 2006)

Areas of Practice (20)

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Consumer Financial Services
  • Corporate Trustee Consulting and Litigation
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Trust and Estate Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Surety and Fidelity Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Toxic Tort and Chemical and Environmental Exposure
  • Product Liability
  • Consumer Products
  • Professional Liability
  • Accountants
  • Directors and Officers Litigation
  • Lawyers

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1972  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1983
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., 1986
Year of First admission:
All Mississippi state and federal courts; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Community & Professional

•International Association of Defense Counsel (Commercial Litigation Committee)
•Defense Research Institute
•Capital Area Bar Association
•Jackson Young Lawyers (1991-93, Board of Directors)
•The Mississippi Bar

Birth Information:
Oxford, Mississippi, 1961
Payment Information:
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.9/5.0 (1 review)
    • 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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    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
    • 100% (1 recommendation)
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    • Value for Money


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