Michael O. Gwin

Michael O. Gwin: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
  • Member at Watkins & Eager (72 Attorneys)
  • The Emporium Building, 400 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201
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    4.9/5.0 (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 as one of The Best Lawyers in America since 2006.

Legal Experience

•Admitted to Mississippi Bar, 1986
•Watkins & Eager since 1986


•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (General Commercial Litigation)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2015-2017, Business Litigation)
The Best Lawyers in America (2006 - 2018, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants)
The Best Lawyers in America , Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2017 Insurance Law)


•Mississippi Section, Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide, Co-Author. New York: Aspen Publishers (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business), (since 2006)
New ANSI Standard for Product-Accompanying Literature Aids in Evaluating Failure to Warn Claims, ABA Product, General Liability and Consumer Law Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2007

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability (Non-Medical)
  • Tort and General Litigation
  • Toxic Tort and Chemical and Environmental Exposure

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:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; All Mississippi state and federal courts

Professional Activities

•Defense Research Institute
•Capital Area Bar Association
•Jackson Young Lawyers Association, Board of Directors,
•The Mississippi Bar

Birth Information:
Oxford, Mississippi, 1961
Payment Information:
  • Accepts
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • 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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    • Responsiveness

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