Ben H. Harris, III

Ben H. Harris, III: Attorney with Jones Walker LLP

Biography

Ben Harris is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm's Mobile office. His practice includes complex civil litigation, securities litigation, and litigation involving financial institutions, and he represents financial institutions in lender liability actions, suits to enforce creditors' rights, and in suits relating to operational matters. Mr. Harris also represents troubled financial institutions and their officers and directors across the country.

Recently, Mr. Harris obtained successful jury verdicts in complex, multi-million-dollar cases in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He has also served as counsel to publicly traded bank holding companies in shareholder derivative and class action litigation, and has served as counsel to special committees of the boards of directors of these institutions in such matters. Mr. Harris is admitted to practice in Alabama, Florida, Texas, and the District of Columbia, as well as in federal courts in a number of jurisdictions.

Mr. Harris has also assisted financial institutions and other clients in resolving issues in Central and Latin America, and has assisted companies and educational institutions interested in developing trade in Cuba. He has traveled to Cuba on several occasions for that purpose.

Mr. Harris is a member of the Board of Directors of the Sociedad Mobile-La Habana and is a member of Mobile United and Leadership Mobile.

Noteworthy

•Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the area of Commercial Litigation (listed annually since 2009)
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell

News

•123 Jones Walker LLP Attorneys Ranked by The Best Lawyers in America 2017
•125 Jones Walker LLP Attorneys Ranked in The Best Lawyers in America 2016
•Jon May and Barry Turner Join Jones Walker's Growing Miami Office
•One Hundred Twenty-Nine Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2015
•Jones Walker Mobile, Alabama Office Relocates
•One Hundred Twenty-Seven Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2014

Presentations

•Corporate Compliance Seminar , February 11, 2005

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Asset Recovery and Creditors' Rights
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Banking & Financial Services Litigation
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors'-Debtors' Rights
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Class Action Defense & Multi-District Litigation
  • Commercial Lending & Finance
  • Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
251.439.7520  Phone
251.431.9406  Fax
www.joneswalker.com
University Attended:
University of the South, B.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif, 1989
Year of First admission:
1989
Admission:
1989, Alabama; 1991, District of Columbia; 2016, Mississippi; 2007, Texas; 2014, Georgia; 2007, Florida
Memberships:

Memberships

•Alabama State Bar
•District of Columbia Bar
•The Florida Bar
•Leadership Mobile
•Mobile United
•Sociedad Mobile-La Habana (Board of Directors)
•State Bar of Texas

Birth Information:
Killeen, Texas, November 26, 1963
ISLN:
914860462

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (4)
  • 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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    4.9/5.0
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  • Ben H. Harris, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 02/18/13 in Civil Litigation on 02/18/13

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  • Ben H. Harris, III

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 02/15/13 in Defense Litigation on 02/15/13

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  • Ben H. Harris, III

    4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 04/09/14 in Banking Law on 04/09/14

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  • Ben H. Harris, III

    4.0/5.0 by a Member on 02/07/13 in Civil Litigation on 02/07/13

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