JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McGlinchey Stafford PLLC announced today that all its Members (partners) in the firm's Jackson, Miss. office have been named to the 2015 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers and Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Stars."
- G. Dewey Hembree III, Member, named to Mid-South Super Lawyers in the areas of Business Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, and Real Estate: Business
- Edley H. Jones III, Member, named to Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Real Estate: Business
- Stephen T. Masley, Member, named to Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" in the areas of Civil Litigation: Defense and Class Action/Mass Torts
- H. Hunter Twiford III, Member, named to Mid-South Super Lawyers in the areas of Business Litigation and Class Action/Mass Torts
- Mark H. Tyson, Member, named to Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Banking
Hembree, Jones, Masley, Twiford, and Tyson join 44 other McGlinchey Stafford attorneys who have received the distinction of being included in Super Lawyers and the publication's "Rising Stars" list across the United States. The firm's Jackson team consists of six attorneys with more than 135 years of combined experience, and includes some of the state's top litigators as recognized by clients and peers in local and national publications.
Hembree serves as Managing Member of the firm's Jackson office, and practices in the commercial litigation section of the firm with a concentration on business litigation and consumer finance. He has more than 25 years of litigation experience in all state and federal courts (including bankruptcy) within Mississippi. He received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1986.
Jones focuses his practice on real estate matters. Drawing upon his extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions and his agency relationships with title insurance companies, and as a senior litigator in defense of claims against a Fortune 5 client, he combines his successes in these fields to now represent a variety of interests in commercial real estate transactions. He received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1980.
Masley practices in the firm's commercial litigation section, focusing his practice primarily on bankruptcy, the defense of consumer class actions, and consumer financial services litigation. He received his J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law in 2005.
Twiford is a senior litigator in the firm's commercial litigation section, with more than 40 years of practice experience. He chairs the firm's Mississippi Commercial Litigation section and the Mississippi Class Action and Mass Action group. His practice is exclusively devoted to litigation, primarily in federal court, with emphasis on the defense of class actions and mass actions, complex commercial litigation and complex lender liability litigation. He received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1972.
Tyson is a member of the firm's consumer financial services practice group. He represents national and state banks, consumer finance companies, credit card issuers and other consumer financial services providers in federal and state civil litigation as well as regulatory matters. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1994.
Super Lawyers has listed outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement since the publication's founding in 1991. To be included in a state publication, lawyers are subject to a nomination process, a peer-review survey by practice area, and independent research on candidates. The top five percent of attorneys in each state, as nominated by their peers, are then reviewed by an independent research team that focuses on professional accomplishments, peer recognition, and community involvement. The Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers and its "Rising Stars" list includes attorneys from Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
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