Sheryl Bey - Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Sheryl Bey

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 601-351-2490

Sheryl Bey, shareholder in the Jackson office, concentrates her practice in complex commercial litigation, including disputes involving financial institutions, mortgage lenders and servicers, business litigation related to construction defects, contract and trade secret disputes and insurance coverage disputes. Throughout her career, Mrs. Bey has worked with insurance companies and financial institutions, their officers and directors, and investment professionals in a wide variety of cases, including fraud actions, suitability cases, breach of fiduciary duty cases, defalcations, lender liability claims, and mortgage fraud matters in federal, state and tribal courts. In addition, Mrs. Bey has handled a wide variety of intentional business tort and contract disputes on behalf of domestic and international concerns in a wide variety of industry sectors, including marine, construction, insurance, and manufacturing. Mrs. Bey also has experience in personal injury and wrongful death claims and maritime liens. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Litigation Counsel of America.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • "Current Issues of Interest in Tribal and Federal Law," Tribal Relations Committee, Conference of Chief Justices (Summer 2011)
  • "Insurance Law 2010 – Calculating and Proving Loss," National Business Institute (2010)
  • "Bad Faith," National Business Institute (2007)
  • "Bad Faith Insurance Claims in Mississippi," National Business Institute (2006 and 2007)
  • "Federal and State Trial Practice – A Course in Practical Legal Skills," 4th Annual Bridge the Gap CLE Seminar (2004)
  • "Commercial Insurance Coverage and Business Interruption Issues in Mississippi," National Business Institute (2002)
  • "Joint Commission Creates Quandary – Sentinel Event Policy Issues," Baker Donelson alert
  • ABA Property Tax Deskbook, Mississippi (1997 – 1998 and 1998 – 1999 editions)
  • ABA Property Deskbook, Mississippi (1997 – 1998 and 1998 – 1999 editions)

University of New MexicoBA 1978Loyola UniversityJ.D. 1988
Mississippi Bar Association – Women in the Profession Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers' Project Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honor Society American Bar Foundation Federal Bar Association Maritime Law Association of the United States Mississippi and Capital Area Bar Associations Louisiana Bar Association (Presidential Appointee, Committee on Federal Habeas Corpus Death Penalty Appeals, 1991 – 1992) American Bar Association (Sections on Litigation, Tort and Insurance Practice, and Admiralty) Vice Chair – Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee (2012)

Office Location

One Eastover Center, Suite 400
100 Vision Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
United States

Practice Areas

Litigation - Construction