Governmental Liability

Jun. 13 2022

Jenessa Carter Hicks

Jenessa Carter Hicks practices insurance litigation, as well as bad faith claims, extra-contractual liability claims and coverage investigations in the firm’s Oxford office. She has nearly 13 years of experience representing insurance companies and their insureds. Prior to joining MGC, Jenessa worked for the Police Benevolent Association representing the interests of law enforcement officers in […]

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May. 31 2022

Susan Campbell

Susie Campbell’s practice focuses on litigation, premises liability and trucking in the firm’s Myrtle Beach office. She has served as first and second chair in corporate litigation and medical malpractice cases in South Carolina over the last two decades. “I enjoy working with people to resolve claims in a timely, cost-efficient and professional manner,” Susie […]

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Aug. 23 2021

Matthew Huffer

Matthew Huffer’s practice focuses on various litigation matters in the firm’s Nashville office. Prior to joining MGC, he practiced at a full-service law firm in Murfreesboro and primarily handled insurance defense and employment law. “I believe that premier legal representation falls into two buckets: first, keeping clients informed about their case and building trust; second, working […]

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Mar. 2 2020

Summer J. Melton

Summer’s practice focuses on litigation matters in the firm’s Nashville office. She understand that clients expect efficiency and reliability in the handling of their cases, and takes pride is listening effectively and thinking outside of the box. Prior to joining MGC, Summer practiced civil litigation and workers’ compensation in Nashville. Outside of MGC, Summer enjoys […]

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Feb. 28 2020

Terri L. Bernal

Terri’s practice focuses on coverage, government liability, general litigation, premises liability, products liability, SIU/arson and fraud, trucking and workers’ compensation matters in the firm’s Nashville office, bringing almost two decades of insurance defense experience to MGC. Prior to joining MGC, Terri was the assistant attorney general for Tennessee in the Civil Rights and Claims Division, […]

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Jul. 10 2019

Spencer Beard

Spencer Beard’s practice focuses on general litigation including commercial litigation, construction litigation, government liability and premises liability defense in the firm’s Wilmington office. Prior to joining MGC, Spencer practiced insurance defense in Mississippi. In addition to spending time with his wife, Emmie King, and two boys, Parker and Charlie, Spencer enjoys watching the North Carolina […]

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Jun. 3 2019

Laura Givens

Laura represents insurance companies, governmental entities, individuals, transportation companies, construction companies, premises owners and employers on litigation matters in the firm’s Jackson office. Prior to joining MGC, she practiced litigation in the Jackson area. Outside of the office Laura enjoys spending time with her husband, Thomas, daughter, Camille, as well as running and cooking.

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Jun. 18 2018

Paul P. Blake

Paul’s practice focuses on various litigation matters in the firm’s Jackson office. He has over a decade of experience in the insurance defense industry representing individuals, transportation companies, construction companies, product manufacturers, premises owners and insurance companies. Prior to joining MGC, Paul practiced in the Jackson area. Paul and his wife, Susan, have a daughter, […]

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Mar. 2 2018

Mason Montgomery

Mason Montgomery practices litigation and commercial litigation in the firm’s Oxford office. Since 2009, Mason has represented retail clients including apartment complexes, home improvement retailers, restaurant chains and casinos. Prior to joining MGC, Mason practiced insurance defense in Mississippi. Mason resides in Oxford with his wife and two boys. He enjoys watching Ole Miss sporting […]

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Jun. 22 2016

Thomas O. Sippel

Tom Sippel’s practice focuses on litigation matters in the firm’s Atlanta office, bringing more than 25 years of legal and industry experience to MGC.   Prior to joining the firm, he served as the managing attorney for Georgia and Tennessee staff legal offices of The Hartford Insurance Group, as well as the managing member of […]

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