Paul L. Gunn

Paul L. Gunn: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
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  • The Emporium Building, 400 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201
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Paul L. Gunn was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1983. His experience spans from real estate and commercial finance to corporate and securities, including representation of developers, lenders, and title companies on commercial, multifamily, and tax credit projects. Paul's legal work has earned him many honors, including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (Real Estate) and Mid-South Super Lawyers. Paul was also elected to fellowship in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, a select group of lawyers skilled and experienced in real estate mortgage lending.

Honors & Recognitions

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2009-17, Real Estate)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2007-17, Real Estate, Securities, and Corporate Finance)
The Best Lawyers in America (2006-18, Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law, and Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law)
The Best Lawyers in America, Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2016, Real Estate Law)

Areas of Practice (17)

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Lending and Finance
  • Construction
  • Bidding and Contracts
  • Construction Claims and Disputes
  • Construction Liens
  • Corporate
  • Closely Held Businesses, Partnerships and Joint Ventures
  • Governmental Relations
  • Economic Development and Governmental Incentives
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Multifamily Finance
  • Tax Credits
  • Title Insurance
  • Wireless Telecommunications Leasing
  • Zoning & Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1810  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.B.A., cum laude, 1980
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., 1983
Year of First admission:
1983, Mississippi

Community & Professional

•American College of Mortgage Attorneys, fellow
•Jackson Young Lawyers Association (1983-1994; Director 1988-90; Treasurer 1987-88)
•The Mississippi Bar (Real Property and Business Law Section, 2004-07 Executive Director, 2008-09 Chairman)
•Tri-County Real Estate Association
•Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church

Birth Information:
Jackson, Mississippi, 1958
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