Seven litigators from Balch & Bingham LLP have been selected for inclusion in Benchmark Litigation’s annual Under 40 Hot List for 2017, including Brant Pettis, partner in the firm’s Gulfport office. He represents contractors, state agencies and utilities with contract, environmental and regulatory claims. He recently represented a state agency to successfully defend a bid protest regarding a $43 million public construction project. He also serves as counsel for a state agency administering millions of dollars in restoration projects following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
Pascagoula attorney Karl Steinberger recently spoke to over 100 attorneys attending the Mississippi Municipal Attorneys Conference held in conjunction with the Mississippi Municipal Association Conference in Biloxi. He addressed aspects of the Mississippi Unemployment Compensation Act including rates, options available to municipalities not available to the private sector, claims procedures and case law. He has practiced law in Pascagoula since 1976 and specializes in employment law and workers compensation. He has a bachelor’s degree from Ole Miss and a Juris Doctor from University of Mississippi School of Law.