Chad Hammons is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm's Jackson office. Chad is Board Certified in Creditors' Rights Law, and focuses his practice in creditors’ rights and bankruptcy law, shopping center litigation, agribusiness litigation, and general commercial litigation. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference, and the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Chad regularly represents lenders, landlords, and suppliers in state and federal court in Mississippi, in litigation arising out of the debtor/creditor relationship, including commercial and consumer collections, possessory actions, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, receiverships, and related defense litigation. He has extensive experience representing agricultural lenders and suppliers in state court litigation, and as creditors in disputes arising under Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. Chad routinely represents lenders in bankruptcy court, in contested matters and adversary proceedings, in both commercial and consumer cases. He also has a wide range of experience in other state and federal court litigation, including consumer finance litigation, construction disputes, and entertainment litigation.
Mr. Hammons is a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he majored in History, English, and Sociology, receiving his bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, in 1988. He also holds a Master of Arts in Sociology from Ole Miss, and served on the faculty in the Department of Sociology before attending law school at the University of Mississippi School of Law, and graduating from there in 1996.