Steven D. "Steve" Orlansky

Steven D. "Steve" Orlansky


Watkins & Eager PLLC

Recognized since 2009

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Municipal

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Insurance Law
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Steve Orlansky has practiced with Watkins & Eager since graduating from Ole Miss Law School in 1980. Early in his career, he concentrated on insurance and product liability cases, trying more than twenty cases to verdict in Mississippi state and federal courts. In the past fifteen years he has had extensive experience in mass tort litigation, primarily involving pharmaceutical products, while maintaining a broader practice in commercial litigation, personal injury litigation and insurance coverage issues. Additionally, Steve is included in the Mississippi Bar's List of Mediators established by the Court-Annexed Mediation Rules for Civil Litigation.

Location

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

Education

  • Louisiana State University, BS, graduated 1977

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, Mississippi Bar

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Insurance Law

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

  • Insurance Law, Jackson, MS (2022)

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

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Special Focus

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Product Liability

Awards:

  • The Best Lawyers in America┬« (2009-2015, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants)
  • Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Mississippi Bar Pro Bono Publico Award (1989)
  • Capital Area Bar Association Professionalism Award (2014)

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