Betty Ruth Fox

Betty Ruth Fox


Watkins & Eager PLLC

Recognized since 2013

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Environmental Law

Natural Resources Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Environmental Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Environmental Law
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Betty Ruth Fox is Counsel with Watkins & Eager focusing in the areas of environmental law and bankruptcy. From 1993 to 2002, Betty Ruth was a Senior Attorney with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and worked in regulation and enforcement in every MDEQ Program Area, coordinating with appropriate federal, state and local agencies and/or governing authorities. Beginning in 2002, Betty Ruth worked as a Trial Attorney with the Department of Justice/U. S. Trustee Program in civil bankruptcy enforcement.

Location

  • The Emporium Building
    400 East Capitol Street
    P.O. Box 650
    Jackson, MS 39205-0650

Education

  • Millsaps College, BBA, graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, Mississippi Bar

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Environmental Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Environmental Law, Jackson, MS (2023)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Environmental Law
  • Natural Resources Law

Awards:

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2013 - 2014, Environmental)
  • Listed in Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Envronmental Law, 2013-2014
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law, 2013-2015

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