Susan Latham Steffey

Susan Latham Steffey


Watkins & Eager PLLC

Recognized since 2013

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Family Law

Family Law Mediation

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Family Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Family Law
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Susan L. Steffey was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1987 and to the Mississippi Bar in 1991. She is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Mississippi and Florida and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Before joining Watkins & Eager in 1991, Susan practiced in Tampa, Florida, with the law firm of Sessums & Mason (1987-1990), and served as law clerk to the Honorable Rhesa H. Barksdale, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1990-1991). Susan has extensive litigation and and trial experience, including in the fields of product liability, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, medical malpractice defense, mass tort litigation, family law and premises liability. She also conducts mediations and accepts representation for novel or complex divorce cases and prenuptial agreements.

Location

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

Education

  • Florida State University , J.D., graduated 1987
  • Florida State University, BS, graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, Capital Area Bar Association
  • Mississippi, The Mississippi Bar
  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Member
  • Defense Research Insitute - Member
  • Florida Bar Association - Member
  • International Association of Defense Counsel - Member
  • Mississippi Bar Association - Member
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association - Member

Federal Clerkships

  • United States Court of Appeals

Watkins & Eager PLLC
Headquarters: Jackson, Mississippi

51 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Family Law

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

  • Family Law, Jackson, MS (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers 2013-2016, Family Law
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

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