Mike Espy

Attorney in Jackson, MS

ALPHONSO MICHAEL (MIKE) ESPY is 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.

Member of:

· Mississippi Bar Association

· Magnolia Bar Association

· American Bar Association

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Areas of Law

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


Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1978, Mississippi

Law School Attended

Santa Clara University
Class of 1978

University Attended

Howard University
Class of 1975

Birth Information

Born in 1953
Yazoo City, Mississippi, 1953

Contact Information



Office Information
Mike Espy
 188 East Capitol Street, Suite 777,
Jackson, MS 39201

Maintains an office in multiple locations

Morgan & Morgan (Jackson, Mississippi)

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