Robert B. Ireland, III

Robert B. Ireland, III: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
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  • The Emporium Building, 400 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201
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Robert B. Ireland, III, was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 2002 and is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Mississippi and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Robert has handled and assisted with all aspects of litigated matters, through trial and appeal, in both state and federal courts and also in arbitration proceedings. He has also appeared before municipal and county authorities on numerous zoning related matters. Robert has extensive litigation experience in the areas of product liability, medical malpractice, employment discrimination (Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA), construction, and zoning applications/disputes and also handles other general and commercial litigation matters. Before joining Watkins & Eager in 2003, Robert served as law clerk for United States District Judge Sharon L. Blackburn, Northern District of Alabama. He is also a proud former member of the University of Alabama golf team.


•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America (2018) Land Use and Zoning Law
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2013-2017, General Litigation)
Mid-South Super Lawyers - Mid-South Rising Stars (2011-2012, General Litigation)
Mississippi Law Journal, Executive Editor


•Co-Author, Can You Save Your Limitations Defense From an Assertion of Fraudulent Concealment? International Association of Defense Counsel Product Liability Committee Newsletter, June 2013
•Comment, Modified Joint and Several Liability in Mississippi: The Absent Settling Tortfeasor and the Immune Employer, 70 Miss. L.J. 821 (2000)

Defense Research Institute.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Automotive Heavy Equipment and Recreational Vehicles
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights
  • Construction Litigation
  • Employment and Labor Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice and Health Care
  • Product Liability
  • Tort and General Litigation
  • Zoning and Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1829  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Alabama, Bachelor's Degree, Political Science, 1999
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, cumlaude, 2002
Year of First admission:
2002, Mississippi

Professional And Community Involvement

•Defense Research Institute
•St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral, Active Member (Vestry, 2011-2013)
•The Mississippi Bar

Hobbies & interests:
Former Member of University of Alabama Golf Team; Member, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral (Vestry, 2011-13).
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