Charles N. Parrott

Charles N. Parrott (Ridgeland, Mississippi)

Charles N. Parrott

Attorney in Ridgeland, MS

Charles Parrott joined Adams and Reese in 2003 and became the Banking and Finance Practice Group Team Leader a year later. He has over 30 years of banking law experience and oversees the development of all aspects of the firm's banking practice, including recruitment, and the firm's relationship with major banking and financial services clients.

For 18 years, Charles was Assistant General Counsel and Senior Vice President for the former Deposit Guaranty Corporation/Deposit Guaranty National Bank in Jackson (now Regions Bank). This significant in-house banking experience combined with his legal experience gives Charles a unique understanding of bank operations, culture and emerging issues.

His other significant contributions include:

· Becoming a charter member of the Regions Bank Client Service Team, taking over as Team Leader on behalf of Adams and Reese in 2009.

· Providing federal compliance counsel and Mississippi compliance counsel for GulfPak Corporation until its merger with Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, Inc., and continued representation for Wolters Kluwer on a variety of matters.

· Serving as past Chairman of the Mississippi Bankers Association Bank Attorneys' Committee.

Charles offers substantial banking and financial services law experience, including the areas of commercial lending, credit policy and procedures, consumer finance, fair lending, credit scoring, real estate lending, title insurance underwriting, deposit issues, bank regulation, consumer compliance, vendor contracts, corporate law, insurance and expert testimony. In addition, he is a trained mediator and has taught banking law through the Mississippi College School of Law.

Professional Memberships / Affiliations

American Bar Association

Capital Area Bar Association

Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Bankers Association, Past Chairman of the Bank Attorneys' Committee

Stewpot Community Services, Chairman, Board Member

Jackson Downtown Kiwanis Club - Past Board Member

Jackson Speech and Hearing Clinic - Past Board Member

Other Distinctions

AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Chambers USA - Corporate/Commercial, Banking and Finance

Best Lawyers® - Banking Law

Adjunct Professor - Mississippi College School of Law

Mid-South Super Lawyers® - Banking and Real Estate

601.292.0782 601.292.0782
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.6 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Transactions
  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Banking / Financial Services
  • Casualty and Coverage
  • Forestry
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Stimulus
  • Agriculture
  • Financial Services
  • Government

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

Overall Peer Rating

in Banking Law, Commercial Law and Corporate Law
4.6 out of 5.0
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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Partner, Transactions; Banking and Finance Team Leader
Admission Details
Admitted in 1979, Mississippi
Law School Attended
University of Mississippi
Class of 1978
University Attended
Delta State College
Class of 1974

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Adams and Reese LLP
300 Renaissance, 1018 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 800,
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Office Information
Office Information
Charles N. Parrott
Partner, Transactions; Banking and Finance Team Leader
Adams and Reese LLP
300 Renaissance, 1018 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 800,
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Adams and Reese LLP (Ridgeland, Mississippi)