Mike Espy (Jackson, Mississippi)
Mike Espy (Jackson, Mississippi)

Mike Espy

Licensed for 38 years

Practice Area: Government Relations, Public Finance, Agribusiness Transactions 2 more areas of practice + 2 more

Mike Espy

Serving Jackson, MS view address

Attorney at firm Morgan & Morgan

Serving Jackson, MS view address

About Mike Espy

Alphonso (Mike) Espy was the 25th Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture having served in the Administration of President Bill Clinton. He has also served as a Member of the United States House of Representatives from the State of Mississippi, having the distinction of being the first African-American elected to that body from the State of Mississippi since the Reconstruction-era. Mr. Espy has also served as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Mississippi, and as a former Assistant Secretary of State.

Currently, Mike Espy works as an attorney shareholder in Morgan & Morgan PA, serves as principal of Mike Espy PLLC, and AE Agritrade, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in governmenta...

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Alphonso (Mike) Espy was the 25th Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture having served in the Administration of President Bill Clinton. He has also served as a Member of the United States House of Representatives from the State of Mississippi, having the distinction of being the first African-American elected to that body from the State of Mississippi since the Reconstruction-era. Mr. Espy has also served as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Mississippi, and as a former Assistant Secretary of State.

Currently, Mike Espy works as an attorney shareholder in Morgan & Morgan PA, serves as principal of Mike Espy PLLC, and AE Agritrade, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in governmental relations, rural development, food and nutrition, and international agricultural development issues. He has served as principal advisor to foreign governments and has lectured widely on topics of agricultural development, finance, and multilateral food aid. His law practice concentrates on general plaintiff's law, mass tort, bond and governmental finance, and international relations.

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Areas of Law

  • Government Relations
  • Public Finance
  • Agribusiness Transactions
  • Complex Litigation
  • International Law

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Peer Reviews

  • 3.4/5.0 2 reviews
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  • Legal Knowledge

    3.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    3.0/5.0
  • Judgment

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  • Communication

    4.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    3.0/5.0
  • 3.8/5.0 by a Member on 07/30/09 in Government Affairs

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    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

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  • 3.0/5.0 by a Member on 07/14/09 in General Practice

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    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0

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      Credentials

      Position
      Attorney
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1978, Mississippi
      Law School Attended
      University of Santa Clara
      Class of 1978
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Howard University
      Class of 1975
      B.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1953
      Yazoo City, Mississippi, 1953
      Associations & Memberships

      Memberships:

      •Mississippi Bar Association
      •Magnolia Bar Association
      •American Bar Association