Richard T. Lawrence

Richard T. Lawrence: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
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  • The Emporium Building, 400 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201
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Biography

Richard T. Lawrence was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1979. His experience spans from commercial and tort and general litigation to appellate advocacy, including approximately 50 trials and 25 published opinions. He has also been retained as an expert witness in over 10 cases. His cases of note include Dial v. Travelers Indem. Co., 780 F. 2d 520 (5th Cir. 1986); Rein v. Benchmark Const. Co., 865 So. 2d 1134 (Miss. 2004); Curry v. Turner, 832 So. 2d 508 (Miss. 2002). Richard is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed as one of The Best Lawyers in America since 2006. Richard has also been elected to membership in the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC).

Honors

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2012 - 2017, General Litigation)
The Best Lawyers in America (2006-2018, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants)

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Professional Liability (Non-Medical)
  • Tort and General Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1951  Phone
www.watkinseager.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.B.A., 1976
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1979, Mississippi
Memberships:

Professional And Community Involvement

•Chapel of the Cross Episcopal Church, Vestry
•Defense Research Institute
•Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
•Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
•The Mississippi Bar

Birth Information:
Jackson, Mississippi, 1954
ISLN:
905588207
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