George R. Fair

George R. Fair


Watkins & Eager PLLC

Recognized since 1987

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Litigation - Banking and Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Municipal Law

Utilities Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Banking and Finance Law
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George R. Fair was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1973. He has a general civil practice of both business and litigated matters, primarily in the banking, commercial lending and finance, corporate, public utilities, construction, fidelity and surety areas. George is a former President of the Mississippi Bar and an active member in several professional organizations.

Location

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

Education

  • University of Mississippi , BA, graduated 1971

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, Mississippi Bar

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Banking and Finance Law

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

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law, Jackson, MS (2015)
  • Financial Services Regulation Law, Jackson, MS (2014)
  • Corporate Law, Jackson, MS (2013)
  • Financial Services Regulation Law, Jackson, MS (2012)
  • Banking and Finance Law, Jackson, MS (2011)

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

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Utilities Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Awards:

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2010-2014, Banking; 2012-2013, Top 50 Mississippi)
  • Chambers USA (2009-2014, Corporate/Commercial; Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance)
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬«, Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2014, Financial Services Regulation Law; 2015 Administrative / Regulatory Law)
  • The Best Lawyers in America┬« (2009-2015, Administrative/Regulatory Law, Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Utility Law)
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow

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