Six McGlinchey Stafford Attorneys Named to Mid-South Super Lawyers 2018

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NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce the inclusion of attorneys in the firm’s Birmingham, Ala., Jackson, Miss., and Nashville, Tenn. offices in the 2018 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers.

  • G. Dewey Hembree III, Member, Jackson, Miss., named to Mid-South Super Lawyers in the areas of Business Litigation, Real Estate: Business, and Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Shaun K. Ramey, Member, Nashville, Tenn., named to Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Business Litigation
  • H. Hunter Twiford III, Member, Jackson, Miss., named to Mid-South Super Lawyers in the areas of Business Litigation and Class Action/Mass Torts

The following also received the “Rising Star” designation:

  • Stephen T. Masley, Member, Jackson, Miss., named to Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” in the areas of  Civil Litigation: Defense, Bankruptcy: Consumer, and Banking
  • T. Dylan Reeves, Associate, Birmingham, Ala., named to Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” in the area of Business Litigation
  • Jessica B. Spade, Associate, Birmingham, Ala. and Nashville, Tenn., named to Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” in the area of Banking

Since 2004, more than 70 McGlinchey Stafford attorneys have received the distinction of being included in Super Lawyers and the publication’s “Rising Stars” lists across the United States.

The opening of the firm’s newest office in Nashville has increased the number of McGlinchey Stafford attorneys named to 2018’s Mid-South Super Lawyers to 6 from a total of 4 listings in 2017, with the addition of Ramey and Spade. Lawyers in McGlinchey Stafford’s Nashville office focus on appellate law, class action defense, commercial litigation, consumer financial services litigation, insurance defense and coverage, and products liability litigation. 

Hembree, a senior litigator, 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 30 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.

Masley’s primary emphasis is on representation of secured creditors at all levels of the bankruptcy process and consumer finance litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. He has represented virtually every major mortgage servicer and multiple other lenders and lessors in all aspects of consumer bankruptcy cases filed under Chapters 7, 13, and 11 of the Bankruptcy Code and commercial bankruptcy cases under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. Masley has also represented virtually every major mortgage servicer, bank, and credit card issuer in defending contested foreclosure and defensive actions and general state law claims.  He received his J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law in 2005.

Ramey has extensive experience representing clients in financial services litigation, including individual and class action suits alleging fraud, breach of contract, and violations of consumer protection statutes. Ramey is a frequent industry speaker on mortgage litigation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and other cutting-edge banking industry topics. He has extensive injunction trial experience, with a broad background in unfair competition, trademark infringement, and business partnership disputes, and involving experience representing corporations, insurers, and manufacturers in lawsuits and arbitrations involving product defects, construction defects, mold exposure, and termite damage. Ramey received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2000.

Reeves’ practice includes business, corporate, and commercial litigation. He represents financial institutions and lenders, business owners, corporate officers, and shareholders in business, corporate, and commercial litigation, products liability, medical malpractice, shareholder disputes, toxic torts, class actions, title insurance defense, and multidistrict litigation. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2009.

Spade works in the firm’s Nashville and Birmingham offices, and is licensed to represent client matters in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Spade’s practice primarily involves commercial litigation and consumer financial services litigation. Additionally, she has experience in the areas of insurance defense litigation, personal injury, premises liability, and products liability. Spade received her J.D., cum laude, from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law in 2015.

Twiford is a senior litigator and team leader in the firm’s Commercial Litigation section, with more than 45 years of practice experience. He chairs the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation group and the Mississippi Commercial Litigation section. 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.

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 “Rising Star” designation recognizes the top 2.5% of lawyers in a given state who are 40 years old or younger, or have been in practice 10 years or less. The Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers and its “Rising Stars” list includes attorneys from Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

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