Areas of Practice
  • The University of Mississippi School of Law
    JD, 1996
    Editor, The Solicitor; Moot Court Board; Finalist, 1994 Oral Advocacy Competition

  • University of Mississippi
    MA, Sociology, 1991

  • University of Mississippi
    BA, History, English, Sociology, magna cum laude, 1988
    Ella Somerville Award, Outstanding Student, Creative Writing; Julien Tatum Award, Outstanding Senior, Sociology
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi
Court Admissions
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • Tribal Court of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Chad Hammons
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 Litigation Practice Group. He focuses on creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law, shopping center litigation, agribusiness litigation, and general commercial litigation.

Board certified in creditors’ rights law, Chad regularly represents lenders, landlords, and suppliers in state and federal courts in Mississippi in litigation arising out of the debtor/creditor relationship, including commercial and consumer collections, possessory actions, commercial evictions, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, receiverships, bankruptcy litigation, 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. Chad also routinely represents lenders in bankruptcy court in contested matters and adversary proceedings in commercial and consumer cases.

Chad also has a wide range of experience in other state and federal court litigation, including consumer finance litigation, construction disputes, civil forfeitures, and entertainment litigation. Before entering law school, Chad served on the faculty in the Department of Sociology at Ole Miss.  


  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy (listed annually since 2012)
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (2014-present)
  • American Board of Certification, Creditor's Rights Law, Board Certified (2007-present)
  • Leadership Mississippi Class of 2011
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • McLean Institute for Community Development Leadership Class
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Creditor-Debtor Rights (2009-2011, 2014-2017); Bankruptcy (2009-2011, 2017) 





  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Capitol Area Bar Association
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference
  • The Mississippi Bar, Summer School Committee (2017-2018)