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Terry R. Levy

Senior Counsel Emeritus


  • Licensed to Practice in the State of Mississippi
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • All Mississippi State Courts


B.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 1973

J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 1976

Terry Levy is a shareholder in the Jackson office and also Past President. He is Chair of the Construction practice group and the Financial Institutions and Credit Litigation group. Terry’s practice focuses in Commercial/Business Litigation, Construction, Insurance and Professional Liability.  He was named Best Lawyers’ Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law – Jackson, MS in 2014 and is listed in Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Construction, and Litigation – Municipal.  Terry was also named the Mississippi Business Journal – Leadership in Law – “Lawyer of the Year” for 2013. 

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Fidelity and Surety Committee

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Defense Research Institute

The Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Honors & Awards

Best Lawyers in America®

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Best Lawyers' 2016 "Lawyer of the Year"

  • Litigation - Municipal

Best Lawyers' 2014 "Lawyer of the Year"

  • Insurance Law

Mid-South Super Lawyers - 2014 - 2016

Mississippi Business Journal

  • Leadership in Law - "Lawyer of the Year" - 2013

Past President of Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, 2006-2011

Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent® Rated

Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow

Lecturer on legal ethics, construction law and professional liability topics

Seminars & Speaking Engagements