Member, American Bar Association
Member, Mississippi State Bar Association
Member, American Inns of Court, William C. Keady AIC
Serve as national labeling counsel for one of North America’s largest food companies, defending the company in all its consumer class action labeling cases, slack fill cases, and trans fat cases pending throughout the US.
Supervised and defended the nationwide defense of leading food manufacturers in adulterated food personal injury claims arising in connection with highly publicized food recalls, including defense of over 700 cases in 24 states, defeating 29 class actions, and defending 20,000 individual claims.
Consulting with national food manufacturers, transporters, and retailers regarding compliance with FDA and USDA regulations.
Represented national supermarkets in all aspects of recalls, including interfacing with regulators, advising on public relations matters, resolving claims, and defending lawsuits.
Defending food manufacturers and transporters against claims of criminal violations of USDA and FDA regulations before Main Justice and Assistant U.S. Attorneys.
Named to "Georgia Rising Stars," FDA, Personal Injury Defense: Products, General Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006, 2009, 2011