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  • The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D, 1996; Editor, The Solicitor; Moot Court Board; Finalist, 1994 Oral Advocacy Competition
  • University of Mississippi, M.A., 1991
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., 1988, magna cum laude; Ella Somerville Award, Outstanding Student, Creative Writing; Julien Tatum Award, Outstanding Senior, Sociology
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  • Mississippi, 1996
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  • N.D. Miss
  • S.D. Miss
  • Tribal Court of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, 2000
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Chad Hammons
Partner
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4975 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Chad Hammons is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm's Jackson office. Mr. Hammons is Board Certified in Creditors' Rights Law, and focuses his practice in creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law, shopping center litigation, agribusiness litigation, and general commercial litigation.

He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Mr. Hammons regularly represents lenders, landlords, and suppliers in state and federal court in Mississippi, in litigation arising out of the debtor/creditor relationship, including commercial and consumer collections, possessory actions, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, receiverships, and related defense litigation.  He has extensive experience representing agricultural lenders and suppliers in state court litigation, and as creditors in disputes arising under Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Mr. Hammons routinely represents lenders in bankruptcy court, in contested matters and adversary proceedings, in both commercial and consumer cases. He also has a wide range of experience in other state and federal court litigation, including consumer finance litigation, construction disputes, and entertainment litigation. 

Mr. Hammons is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he majored in History, English, and Sociology, receiving his bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, in 1988.  He also holds a Master of Arts in Sociology from Ole Miss, and served on the faculty in the Department of Sociology before attending law school at the University of Mississippi School of Law, and graduating from there in 1996.

Noteworthy

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC) in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy (listed annually since 2012)
  • Board Certified, 2007, Creditor's Rights Law, American Board of Certification
  • Leadership Mississippi Class of 2011
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • McLean Institute for Community Development Leadership Class
  • Listed in the 2011 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (listed annually since 2009)

News

Presentations

  • "12th Annual Landlord-Tenant Law: Leases, Evictions, Litigation, and Settlements Seminar", November 14, 2013
  • Jones Walker LLP hosted "Mississippi Bankruptcy Distinctions Webinar", October 23, 2013

Memberships

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Capitol Area Bar Association
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference
  • The Mississippi Bar