Bobby is a member of the Product Liability, Toxic Tort and Environmental Group where he focuses on product liability defense, insurance defense, toxic torts, insurance coverage, and aviation law.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1981
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Mississippi: Northern, Southern
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit
    • 6th Circuit
    • 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®– PreeminentPeer Review Rated
  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Personal Injury – Products: Defense, 2007-2018
    • Top 50: Mississippi Super Lawyers, 2012
  • Top Rated Lawyers® -AV® Preeminent in Insurance Law, Corporate Counsel and The National Law Journal, August 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2011-2020
  • Benchmark Litigation
    • Member of the team selected as nationwide Product Liability Firm of the Year, 2018
  • International Who's Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers, 2010, 2019
  • A6 fleet pilot and instructor, U.S. Navy, 1972-1978
  • Captain, U.S. Navy Reserve, 1980-1996

Education & Honors

  • University of Mississippi, J.D., cum laude, 1981
  • University of Mississippi, B.S., Chemical Engineering, 1972

Experience

  • Bouchillon v. Same Deutz-Fahr, Group et al, N.D. Miss. (March 10, 2016) NO. 1:2014cv00135. 
  • Mullen v. Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. et al, S.D. Miss. (November 4, 2015) NO. 1:2015cv00158. 
  • Leon v. Dale, U.S. Dist., S.D. Miss., (September 2, 2015) NO.​5:15-cv-00072
  • Mullen v. Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc. et al, S.D. Miss. (August 17, 2015) NO. 1:15CV158-LG-RHW.
  • BB Buggies, Inc. v. Leon, 150 So. 3d 90; 2014 Miss. LEXIS 543, Miss., (October 30, 2014) NO. 2012-IA-01876-SCT.
  • Cleveland Air Serv. v. Pratt & Whitney Can., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 138303, N.D.Miss., (September 30, 2014) NO. 4:13-CV-00161 -DMB-DAS.
  • Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp., 559 Fed. Appx. 375; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 5184, C.A. 8, (March 19, 2014) NO. 12-60704.
  • Mississippi ex rel. Hood v. AU Optronics Corp , 134 S. Ct. 736, (January 14, 2014) NO. 12-1036.
  • Creel v. Hartford Accident & Indem. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60612, N.D.Miss., (April 26, 2013) NO. 1:09-CV-00161 -GHD-DAS.
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