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J. Gipson
Special Counsel
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4789 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Andy Gipson is special counsel in the firm's Banking & Financial Services Practice Group and practices from the firm's Jackson office. He focuses his practice in securities, banking, communications, and insurance regulatory law. In 2007, he was elected to the Mississippi Legislature representing District 77 in the Mississippi House of Representatives.

Mr. Gipson is a member of The Mississippi Bar and was selected as a member of Leadership Simpson County, Class of 2006–2007 and of Leadership Jackson, Class of 2003–2004. He also was elected to serve as a member of the Board of Bar Commissioners for The Mississippi Bar and as Treasurer of the Mississippi Legislative Conservative Coalition.

Noteworthy

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Leadership Jackson
  • Leadership Simpson County
  • Named a "Rising Star" in the area of Business/Corporate Law in the 2013 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers (listed annually since 2009)
  • Awarded "2012 Representative of the Year" by the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Association
  • Named 2012 Conservative Legislator of the Year by the Mississippi Legislative Conservative Coalition
  • Mississippi Legislature, State Representative, District 77 (Simpson, Smith, and Rankin Counties, 2008 to date)
  • Named as one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s " Top 50 Leaders in Law" for 2013
  • Selected as one of the Mississippi Business Journal’s "Top 40 Under 40" Business Leaders for 2011
  • Selected as a delegate to the 2012 Southern Legislative Conference by the Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives

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Presentations

  • “What’s New at the Capitol? Legislative Update”, July 25, 2013, University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education
  • "2013 Update on Mississippi Business Law CLE Seminar", May 14, 2013, Mississippi Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • “Reflections on the 2013 Mississippi Legislative Session”, April 8, 2013
  • “Mississippi Business Law Legislative Update”, May 15, 2012

Publications

  • "Misrepresentation in the Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Application Process"
    A National Survey, Mississippi, American Bar Association, 2009
  • "Arbitrating Insurance Disputes in Mississippi: Insurance Commissioner's Authority"
    Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Quarterly Journal of Insurance Law and Regulation, 2002

Memberships

  • American Agricultural Law Association
  • American Bar Association  (Member, Securities Subcommittee, Agriculture Subcommittee)
  • Capitol Area Bar Association
  • Mississippi Cattlemens Association
  • Mississippi Legislative Conservative Coalition (Treasurer)
  • Simpson County Development Foundation
  • The Mississippi Bar (Member, The Board of Bar Commissioners)