Business Law

The Business Law Section strives to maintain a tradition of excellence in programs and publications for its members. This Section encompasses attorneys who practice in the area of transactional law, regulatory law, financial law (including banking, savings and loan, and credit union), corporate law and commercial law. Section activities include publishing newsletters, including several electronic issues of "The Mississippi Business Lawyer" each year, an annual seminar on Mississippi legislative changes to business laws, an annual legal ethics seminar, and awarding scholarships to outstanding business law students at both the University of Mississippi School of Law and Mississippi College School of Law.

Issues of the Business Law Reporter

Spring 2015 Business Law Reporter
Winter 2015 Business Law Reporter

Fall 2014 Business Law Reporter

Spring 2014 Business Law Reporter
Fall 2013 Business Law Reporter
Summer 2013 Business Law Reporter
Spring 2013 Business Law Reporter
Summer 2012 Business Law Reporter
Sping 2012 Business Law Reporter
Fall 2011 Business Law Reporter
Summer 2011 Business Law Reporter
Spring 2011 Business Law Reporter


Useful links

Business News:
CNNfn: http://money.cnn.com/
Business Week Magazine: http://www.businessweek.com/
Fortune: http://www.fortune.com
SEC-Edgar Online People: http://www.edgar-online.com/people/
Wall Street Journal: public site http://online.wsj.com/public/us

Federal/State Code:
Code of Federal Regulations: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr/cfr-table-search.html
State Code & Cases: http://www.lawguru.com/search/lawsearch.html
Tax Code: http://www.fourmilab.ch/ustax/www/contents.html

Government Agencies:
US Patents/Trademarks: http://www.uspto.gov/index.html
IRS: http://www.irs.gov/
Federal Communications Commission: http://www.fcc.gov/
Mississippi Public Service Commission: http://www.psc.state.ms.us/
MS Secretary of State - Business Services Home Page: http://www.sos.ms.gov
MS Legislative Bill Status: http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/

Law:
ABA Law Link 
CataLaw: http://www.catalaw.com/
FindLaw: http://www.findlaw.com/
Lawyers Directory from Martindale: http://www.martindale.com/
Law firm Directory from LexisNexis: http://www.lawyers.com/
Citation Search from LexisNexis: http://www.lexisweb.com/
Tax Library: http://www.taxanalysts.com/
West Directory: http://lawyers.findlaw.com/lawyer/splash2.html
ABA Journal: http://www.abajournal.com/

Legislature:
Federal Register: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html
State Legislatures: http://www.ncsl.org/public/sitesleg.htm

Quotes and Market News:
Yahoo Finance: http://finance.yahoo.com/

SEC:
SECLaw.com: http://www.seclaw.com/Welcome.shtml
Securities Class Action Clearinghouse: http://securities.stanford.edu/

Statistics:
Bureau of Labor Stats: http://www.bls.gov/

University of Mississippi School of Law Legal Links: law.olemiss.edu

Mississippi College School of Law: http://www.law.mc.edu/
 

Business Law Section
2015-2016 Executive Committee

Chair 
Jason Bailey 
Maynard Cooper & Gale PC 
1901 Sixth Ave North Ste 2400
Birmingham, AL 35203-4604
Phone: (205) 254-1986
Fax: (205) 714-6361
Email: jbailey@maynardcooper.com 

Vice Chair 
Tammra Cascio
Gulf Guaranty Life 
P O Box 12409
Jackson, MS 39236-2409
Phone: (601) 981-4920
Fax: (601) 981-3402
Email: tammra@gulfguaranty.com 

Secretary 
Drew Snyder 
Office of the Governor 
PO Box 139
Jackson, MS 39205-0139
Phone: (601) 576-2902
Fax: 
Email: drew.snyder@governor.ms.gov 

Past Chair 
Jimmy Milam
Milam Law PA 
P O Box 1128
Tupelo, MS 38802-1128
Phone: (662) 205-4815
Fax: (888) 510-6331
Email: jtm@milamlawpa.com 

Member at Large (8/2014-7/2016)
Neal Wise
Jones Walker 
P O Box 427
Jackson, MS 39205-0427
Phone: (601) 949-4631
Fax: (601) 949-4804
Email: nwise@joneswalker.com
 
Member at Large (8/2015-7/2017)
Mary Nichols
Hancock Bank 
P O Box 4019
Gulfport, MS 39502-4019
Phone: (228) 563-5756
Fax: (228) 563-5759
Email: mary.nichols@hancockbank.com 

Member at Large (8/2015-7/2018)
Ryan Revere
Smith Phillips Mitchell Scott & Nowak LLP 
P O Box 1586
Batesville, MS 38606-4086
Phone: (662) 563-4613
Fax: (662) 563-1546
Email: rrevere@smithphillips.com 

Reporter Editor 
Tray Hairston
Butler Snow 
PO Box 6010
Ridgeland, MS 39158-6010
Phone: (601) 985-4630
Fax: 
Email: tray.hairston@butlersnow.com