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  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2013, summa cum laude
  • University of Mississippi, Bachelor of Accountancy, 2006
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  • Mississippi, 2013
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Blake Fulton
Associate
Suite 800
190 E Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39201
601.949.4714 tel
601.949.4804 fax

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Blake M. Fulton is an associate in the firm's Business & Commercial Transactions Practice Group in the Jackson office. Mr. Fulton concentrates his practice in the areas of public and private project finance, corporate debt restructuring, state and local government law, and economic development incentives.

Mr. Fulton has assisted clients in both the public and private sector with entity organization and formation, contract drafting and review, negotiation and documentation of commercial financing transactions, bond financing transactions. He has also assisted with a variety of economic development incentives including property, sales, use, income, and franchise tax incentives, along with other incentives related to tax exempt and taxable bond financing.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Mr Fulton served as Environmental Health and Safety Director for ESCO Corporation, where he oversaw environmental and safety programs for a steel foundry. During that time, Mr. Fulton oversaw the environmental permitting process for the foundry and prepared and filed various compliance reports pursuant to a variety of environmental laws including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act. He also dealt with a variety of similar state laws with governmental entities such as the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Mr. Fulton also conducted site inspections, worked with a third party administrator on ESCO's workers' compensation claims, and oversaw ESCO’s environmental and safety budget.

Mr. Fulton is a 2013 graduate of the Mississippi College School of Law, summa cum laude, where he was executive editor of the Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board. He earned his Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Mississippi in 2006.

Memberships

  • Capital Area Bar Association
  • Jackson Young Lawyers