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Rebecca Lee Wiggs changed into admitted to the Mississippi Bar, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in 1985. She is likewise a member of the North Carolina Bar. Her enjoy spans from preferred product liability and scientific malpractice to labor and employment, customer finance, and appellate advocacy. Her cases of be aware consist of Shields v. Sturm Ruger, 864 F.2d 379 (5th Cir. 1989); Foster v. Bass, 575 So. 2d 967 (Miss. 1990); and Dixie Ins. Co. v. Mooneyhan, 684 So. second 574 (Miss. 1996). Rebecca served at the defense team for a success Baycol litigation, PPA litigation, and HRT litigation. Prior to becoming a member of Watkins…
Rebecca Lee Wiggs turned into admitted to the Mississippi Bar, america Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in 1985. She is likewise a member of the North Carolina Bar. Her experience spans from standard product liability and clinical malpractice to hard work and employment, purchaser finance, and appellate advocacy. Her instances of word consist of Shields v. Sturm Ruger, 864 F.2d 379 (fifth Cir. 1989); Foster v. Bass, 575 So. second 967 (Miss. 1990); and Dixie Ins. Co. v. Mooneyhan, 684 So. second 574 (Miss. 1996). Rebecca served on the defense crew for a success Baycol litigation, PPA litigation, and HRT litigation. Prior to becoming a member of Watkins & Eager, she become a regulation clerk for the Honorable Paul H. Roney, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Rebecca completed her mediation education with the American Arbitration Association and Mediation.org.

Honors & Recognitions

Mississippi Business Journal’s 50 Leading Business Women, 2015
• Peer Review Popular by using
Benchmark Litigation's Most 250 Women in Litigation, 2016-18
Benchmark Litigation (2017, Local Litigation Star)
•Boss of the Year, Jackson Legal Secretaries Association (1989-90)
•Lawyer Citizenship Award, Mississippi State Bar, 2012
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2014-18, Personal Injury Products: Defense)
PORTICO Legacy Lawyers, Class of 2016
The Best Lawyers in America (2014-19, Appellate Practice; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants)
•Woman Lawyer of the Year Award, Mississippi Women Lawyers Association, 2016

Articles & Publications

Professionalism Orientation Materials, Mississippi State Bar, 2009-gift
•A Guide to Women's Legal Rights in Mississippi, Mississippi State Bar, 1993
•What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Employment Law, The Mississippi Lawyer (July/August 2000)

Presentations

•Constitution Day, 2014-2016, Forest Hill High School A.P. Government Class
•The Best of Legal Writing, video, first yr college students at Mississippi College School of Law
•Lawyer as a Community Leader, 2013-2015, Mississippi Bar Young Lawyers Leadership Program
•Habitat Women Build: April 1, 2015, WLEZ Radio; April 7, 2015, WLBT TV
•How MS Government Really Works with Jere Nash and Andy Taggart, 2012-2016, MEC Leadership MS
•Mediation: For the Defense, 2015 Evelyn Gandy Seminar, MS State Bar
•Moving Forward: Using the Political Process, with J. Nash, A. Taggart, B. Jones and R. Staples, January 27, 2015, MS Nurses Association Statewide Nursing Summit
•In Legal Terms: Jury Service, December nine, 2014, MS Public Broadcasting

Seminars

•How Jurors Make Decisions, Focus on The Jury, MSB Litigation Section, June 2011
•Extraordinary In-House/Outside Counsel Relationships, Bar of the City of New York, September 2010
•Deposition Bootcamp, Pfizer & Kaye Scholer, NYC, January 2011
•Deposition Academy, 2015 & 2017, MS State Bar
•Anatomy of a Malpractice Trial, Aug. 2016, American Bar Assoc. webinar
•Health Care Law Update, May 2017, MS State Bar

Clerkships

•The Honorable Paul H. Roney, United States Court of Appeals for the eleventh Circuit

Watkins & Eager

Practise Areas

  • Employment and Labor
  • Employment and Labor Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Professional Liability - Medical Practitioners
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
Law Firm Position

Member

Admission Info

Admitted in 2013, North Carolina
1985, Mississippi

Payment Type

Fixed hourly rates
Fixed fees available

Start at the Faculty of Law
University of Virginia School of Law

Class of 1985
Juris Doctor

University Attended

Wake Forest University
Class of 1979
Bachelor's Degree
Politics

Associations & Memberships

Community & Professional

•American Bar Association, Litigation Section
•American Inns of Court - Charles Clark Chapter (Bencher)
•Wake Forest University Divinity School, Board of Visitors
•Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Mississippi, Founder & Executive Committee
•Mississippi Bar Foundation, fellow
•Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Governing Board
•Leadership Mississippi, Class of 1995
•The Mississippi Bar (2014-17, Commissioner


Litigation Section, 2014-15, Chair)
•American Bar Foundation, Life fellow
•Mississippi Women Lawyers Association
•Mississippi Economic Council, Board of Directors & Treasurer
Bar Fellowship
American Bar Foundation.
Representative Cases
Shields v. Sturm Ruger, 864 F. 2nd 379 (fifth Cir. 1989)
Liston v. Home Ins. Co., 659 F. Supp. 276 (S.D. Miss. 1986)
Foster By Foster v. Bass, 575 So. 2d 967 (Miss. 1990)
Lockett v. State, 614 So. second 888 (Miss. 1992)
Dixie Ins. v. Moneyhan, 684 So. 2d 574 (Miss. 1996).
Languages
Spanish

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