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Overview

Christy is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice on general insurance defense, with an emphasis on bad faith insurance defense, trucking law, premises liability, and Mississippi Tort Claims Act cases.  She believes in zealous representation of her clients, and her tireless efforts have resulted in wins at the summary judgment phase, jury trials to verdict, and on appeal.  She has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in the area of personal injury defense and distinguished as a Leader in Law by the Mississippi Business Journal.  Christy is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Mississippi and Tennessee.  Christy is a member of the Steering Committee of ALFA International’s Products Liability practice group.

Christy also leads outside the courtroom.  She is the current President of the Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar.  Christy has also been selected to serve on the Board of Bar Commissioners and the Mississippi Bar Foundation Board of Trustees.  Christy is a member of the Junior League of Jackson and serves on the Partner’s Board of the Mississippi Children’s Museum.

Professional Affiliations

  • ALFA International
    • Products Liability Practice Group Steering Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Mississippi Board of Bar Commissioners
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Mississippi Bar Association
    • President of the Young Lawyers Division, 2020 – 2021
    • Executive Committee of the Litigation Section 2018 – Present
    • President-Elect of the Young Lawyers Division, 2019 – 2020
    • Secretary of the Young Lawyers Division, 2018 – 2019
  • The Order of Barristers

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America® – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2021 
  • Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum Class, 2020
  • Mississippi Business Journal, Leader in Law, 2019 
  • Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project, Outstanding Volunteer, 2012

Honors & Awards Announcements

Community/Civic Activities

  • Junior League of Jackson
  • Mississippi Children’s Museum, Partner’s Board
    • Chair of Discovery Night, 2021
  • St. Andrews Episcopal Cathedral