Henry Laird
Henry Laird
Special Counsel
Gulf Coast Office
Phone: 228.867.7141
Fax: 228.867.7142
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Practice Areas
Education
University of Southern Mississippi. B.A -1972
University of Mississippi, J.D. -1974
Admissions
United States Supreme Court
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Courts Mississippi
Mississippi
Colorado (Inactive)
Professional Organizations and Special Designations
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation and First Amendment
Super Lawyers – Commercial Litigation
Mississippi Business Journal Top Ten Lawyers in Mississippi 2015
President, Mississippi Bar Foundation 2014 - 2015
Board Member, Mississippi Bar Foundation 2009 -2016
Civic and Charitable Interests
Commissioner, Mississippi Commission on Environmental Quality 1991-1998
City of Pass Christian Historic Preservation Commission – Chairman 2004-2012
City of Pass Christian Historic Preservation Commission – Member 1998-2018
City of Pass Christian Historical Society 2015 – 2018 – Board Member
One Book One Pass 2018 -2019 – Committee Member
Notable Cases and Professional Accomplishments
Mississippi Department of Audit v. Gulf Publishing Company, Inc.,
236 So.3d 32 (Miss. 2017)
Fannie Mae v. Hurst,
613 Fed.Appx. 314 (5th Cir. 2015)
Hudson v. WLOX, Inc.,
108 So.2d 429 (Miss. 2012)
Hanson v. Disotell,
106 So.3d 351 (Miss. Ct. App. 2011)
Favre v. Hancock County Bd. Of Sup’r,
52 So.3d 463 (Miss. Ct. App. 2011)
Norwicz v. Markel Intern. Ins. Co., Ltd.,
2009 WL 2500195 (S.D. Miss. 2009)
In re Gulf Pub. Co., Inc.,
135 Fed.Appx. 716 (5th Cir. 2005)
S & F Pub. Co., Inc. v. Gulf Pub. Co., Inc.,
760 So.2d 38 (Miss. 2000)
Sentinel Industrial Contracting Corp. v. Kimmins Industrial Service Corp.,
743 So.2d 954 (Miss. 1999)
Ishee v. Peoples Bank,
737 So.2d 1011 (Miss. Ct. App. 1998)
In re Gannett River States Pub. Corp.,
630 So.2d 351 (Miss. 1994)
Stegall v. WTWV, Inc.,
609 So.2d 348 (Miss. 1992)
American Chocolates, Inc. v. Mascot Pecan Co., Inc.,
592 So.2d 93 (Miss. 1991)
Alcom Electronic Exchange, Inc. v. Burgess,
849 F.2d 964 (5th Cir. 1988)
Bussen v. South Cent. Bell Telephone Co.,
682 F.Supp. 319 (S.D. Miss. 1987)
Stone v. Thibodeaux,
511 So.2d 151 (Miss. 1987)
Bernstein v. South Cent. Bell Telephone Co.,
730 F.2d 987 (5th Cir. 1984)
Matter of Katz,
563 F.2d 766 (5th Cir. 1977)
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