Crane D. Kipp was recently honored as “2017 Lawyer of the Year” at Mississippi Business Journal‘s “Leadership in Law” reception and awards celebration. The event, which was held on December 13, 2016 at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson, Mississippi, honored members of the state’s legal community.

Crane Kipp has been Of Counsel to Wise Carter Child & Caraway since 2000 and has more than 40 years of experience representing corporations, institutions and individuals in a broad range of matters across Mississippi.

For nearly 30 years, Mr. Kipp’s primary practice areas have involved:

  • Healthcare Industry Regulation
  • Finance and Planning
  • Eminent Domain Law
  • Land Use Planning
  • Growing corporations representation

Mr. Kipp has represented clients in all levels of courts in Mississippi and before the United States Supreme Court, largely in commercial and civil rights litigation.

He has counseled clients before a broad array of administrative agencies including

  • The Mississippi Board of Psychological Examiners
  • The Mississippi State Board of Nursing
  • The Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure
  • The Mississippi Department of Health
  • The Mississippi State Tax Commission
  • The Mississippi Board of Cosmetology

Mr. Kipp has also represented clients before planning agencies and county and municipal governing bodies relating to all phases of land use planning and regulation.

Mr. Kipp’s legal experience and counsel has ranged from ERISA compliance and employee benefit plan drafting to civil rights litigation; from eminent domain disputes to derelict building regulation; from mergers and acquisitions to estates and trusts; and from securities regulation to personal injury claims.

In recent years, Mr. Kipp has increasingly represented a broad range of clients in litigation, both plaintiffs and defendants and/or their insurers, in a broad range of causes of actions.

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