Areas of Practice
  • The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1984, cum laude; Editor-in-Chief, Mississippi Law Journal
  • The University of Southern Mississippi, M.S., 1981
  • The University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., 1980
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 1984
H. Cowan
Special Counsel
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4713 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Micky Cowan is special counsel in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm's Jackson office. With more than 25 years of experience, Mr. Cowan's practice focuses primarily on litigation matters in banking and consumer finance, insurance, commercial litigation, and products liability. He has received many honors within the field and plays an active role as a member of The Mississippi Bar, the American Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association.

He is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, where he was awarded a bachelor of science degree and a master of science degree, and The University of Mississippi School of Law, where he received his juris doctor degree, cum laude. While in law school, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Mississippi Law Journal, and he clerked for Judge E. Grady Jolly of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit after graduating from law school.


  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 (Copyright 2018 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Banking and Finance, and Litigation - Bankruptcy (listed annually since 2011)
  • Recognized in "Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in the area of Litigation: General Commercial (listed 2011–2015)
  • Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers in the areas of Personal Injury Defense: Products, 2009; and Insurance Coverage, 2010  
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell




  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
  • The Mississippi Bar