John G. Wheeler

John G. Wheeler: Attorney with Mitchell, McNutt & Sams AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Recipient: Dean Robert J. Farley Award for highest academic average in graduating law school class; Member, Mississippi Law Journal, 1988-1989. Author: "Class Action - Bankruptcy Judge May Exercise Discretion To Allow A Representative To File A Class Proof Of Claim In A Bankruptcy Proceeding," 59 Mississippi Law Journal 633, 1989. Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Mid-South Super Lawyers 2006-2013
- Top 50 Attorneys in Mississippi
- Top 50 Attorneys in Memphis Region
The Best Lawyers in America 2007-2014
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: General Commercial
Benchmark Litigation, Litigation Star 2013, 2014

(Also at Memphis Office)

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Professional Liability
  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Litigation
  • Railroad and Transportation
  • Health Care

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
662-842-3871  Phone
662-842-8450  Fax
University Attended:
Mississippi State University, B.B.A., summa cum laude, 1987
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., magna cum laude, 1989
Year of First Admission:
2007, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 1990, Mississippi, U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2007, Tennessee; 2007, U.S. Supreme Court
Mississippi Bar; Tennessee Bar
Reported Cases:
Campbell v. Calhoun Health Services, 66 So.3d 129 (Miss. 2011)
Griffin v. NMMC, 66 So.3d 670 (Miss. Ct. App. 2011)
Neely v. NMMC, 996 So.2d 726 (Miss. 2008)
Caldwell v. NMMC, 956 So.2d 888 (Miss. 2007)
Smith v. GMH, 952 So.2d 177 (Miss. 2007)
Troupe v. McAuley, 955 So.2d 848 (Miss. 2006)
Langley v. Miles, 956 So.2d 970 (Miss. Ct. App. 2006)
Montgomery v. Smithkline Beecham Corp., 910 So.2d 541 (Miss. 2005)
Adkins v. Sanders, 871 So. 2d 732 (Miss. 2004)
West v. Sanders, 661 So.2d 714 (Miss. 1995)
Erby v. NMMC, 654 So 2d 495 (Miss. 1995)
Nichols v. Tubb, 609 So.2d 377 (Miss. 1992)
Beville v. BN, 960 F.2d 546 (5th Cir. 1992)

Peer Reviews

Tupelo, Mississippi

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