Edwin S. Gault, Jr.

Edwin S. Gault, Jr.: Attorney with Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP AV stamp icon
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Biography

Win loves working on lawsuits. He represents corporate and individual clients in a wide variety of cases in multiple jurisdictions. He is licensed in Mississippi, Alabama, Michigan, Texas, and Illinois and regularly practices in those states. He also represents clients in other states through pro hac vice admission. Within the last three years, his cases include catastrophic injury, wrongful death, products liability (design defect, manufacturing defect, and inadequate warnings), fire-related death and injury, asbestos, silica, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, counseling malpractice, premises liability, insurance bad faith, contract disputes, Fair Labor Standards Act, and oil field pollution. Based on research and interviews of clients and other lawyers, Chambers & Partners called Win confident, decisive, and efficient. A sample of his reported and significant cases is listed below.Professional Recognition Martindale-Hubbell® AVš Preeminent Peer Rated The Best Lawyers in America®: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants - Chambers USA Leading Individuals: Litigation – General Commercial Benchmark Litigation, Future Star – Product Liability

Law School Honors & Awards

•Mississippi College Law Review, Articles Editor
•Hearin-Hess Scholar

Professional Recognitions

•Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished AV Peer Review Rated
The Best Lawyers in America since 2013: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Important Litigation Involvement

•McElveen v. Family Services Center, Alabama Court of Appeals, 2015 (counseling malpractice)
•Walls v. Williams Pyro, Hinds County, Mississippi Circuit Court, 2014 (products liability trial)
•Pace v. Palmer Petroleum, Mississippi Oil & Gas Board, 2013 (administrative trial-oil field pollution)
•Kinsey v. Pangborn Corp., 78 So.3d 301 (Miss. 2012) (silica appeal).

(Also at Jackson, Mississippi Office)

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Appellate
  • Asbestos
  • Coverage Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Silica
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Class Actions
  • Personal Injury
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.969.7834  Phone
601.960.8613  Fax
formanwatkins.com
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1991
Law School Attended:
Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1995
Year of First Admission:
1995
Admission:
2005, Texas; 1995, Mississippi; 2012, Alabama; 2014, Illinois; 2008, Michigan
Birth Information:
Nashville, Tennessee, 1969
ISLN:
910145921

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (12 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0

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Livonia, Michigan

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