Christy D. Jones

Attorney in Ridgeland, MS
Distinctions

•AV-rated, Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation
Mid-South Super Lawyers, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: General Commercial, Litigation: Trial Lawyers (Nationwide), Product Liability and Mass Torts (Nationwide), Product Liability: Pharmaceutical (Nationwide)
Who's Who Legal: Product Liability Defence 2014
•Product Liability Attorney of the Year by LMG Life Sciences 2013
The Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, 2013
•Top 50: 2013 Women Mid-South Super Lawyers
•National Star, by Benchmark Litigation Magazine, 2013
Top 50 Mississippi Super Lawyers, 2012
•2012 Professionalism Award, Mississippi Bar Foundation
•Life Science Star by LMG Life Sciences 2012
Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation Magazine, Fifth Edition
•2011-2012 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
The Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
•Top Attorneys in The Mid-South, Memphis Magazine, December 2011
•International Who's Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers, 2010
•2009 Professionalism Award, Hinds County Bar Association
Top 6 Product Liability Lawyers in the World, Best of the Best 2008, Expert Guides
•2008 Outstanding Mississippi Woman Lawyer, Mississippi Women Lawyers Association
Fellow, American Bar Foundation
Fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation
Benchmark Litigation's Top 10 Female Litigators in America
•Top Product Liability Attorney in the World, Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Product Liability Lawyers.

Papers, Presentations & Publications

•The Historical Rationale for Punitive Damages; Its Evolution and Current Application, National Conference of Judicial Excellence (2009).
•Early and Often: The Trial Responses to Proffered Evidence of a Guilty Plea in a Pharmaceutical or Medical Device Trial, Defense Research Institute (2006).
•Cross Examining the Personal Injury Plaintiff, Young Lawyers Seminar, Defense Research Institute (2006).
•Expert Witnesses Effective (Cross) Examination and Jury Communication, American Conference Institute 10th Anniversary Drug & Medical Device Litigation (2005).
•Current Issues in Pharmaceutical Litigation and Policy, American Bar Association Product Liability Committee (2004).
•Ladies and Gentlemen, This is Not the Lottery (Defense of Catastrophic Damage Cases), Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Seminar, Defense Research Institute (2004).
•Creative Approaches to Punitive Damages, Iowa Defense Lawyers Association (2002).
•Technology in the Courtroom, Arkansas Bar Association (2002).
Faculty, National Trial Academy, TIPS Section of ABA (2000).
•Preserving the Attorney-Client Privilege, Issues Management in a Global Economy, IADC (1998).
•Epidemiology : A Practical Approach Through Analogy, Drug and Device Seminar, Defense Research Institute (1998).
•Discovery of Expert Witnesses in Mass Tort Litigation, Open Forum (1996), IADC.
•University of Michigan Advocacy Institute, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (1995).
•Keys for Deposing Plaintiff's Expert, Trial Techniques Seminar, Defense Research Institute (1994).
•Homeowners Insurance, Peoples Law Forum.
•Cross-Examination of the Expert Witness, University of Mississippi Continuing Education Programs.
•Successful Negotiation, Women, Power and Advocacy, MTLA.
•Opening Statements, Continuing Legal Education Program, IADC.
•Gagging The Expert Witness, Open Forum (1992), IADC.
•Use of Scientific Literature at Trial, Drug and Device Seminar, Defense Research Institute (1992).
•Bad Faith Litigation, Open Forum (1989), IADC.
•Hostile Jurisdictions, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 1 No. 1, 2-5 (January 2008).

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Areas of Law

  • Drug and Medical Device
  • Product Liability Law
  • Mass Torts
  • Professional Liability Law

 

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Experience & Credentials

Position

Attorney

Admission Details

Admitted in 1977, Mississippi
U.S. District Courts, Mississippi: Northern and Southern Districts
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, 5th Circuit, 10th Circuit
Admitted pro hac vice in many states around the country
U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended

University of Arkansas
Class of 1977
J.D.
with high honors, Managing Editor, Arkansas Law Review

University Attended

University of Arkansas
Class of 1974
B.A.
Phi Beta Kappa

Associations & Memberships

Associations• American College of Trial Lawyers Fellow , Past District 6 Regent
• International Association of Trial Lawyers
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Representative Cases

Experience; Linda Gross, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et al. - Product liability action involving pelvic mesh. Tried in Atlantic County, New Jersey. (Lead Counsel) (2013). Christina Su v. Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. - Product liability action involving prescription drug Fosamax. Tried in Atlantic County, New Jersey. (Lead Counsel) (2012). Jo Ann Sess... More

Contact Information

Phone

(601) 985-4523

Email

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Office Information
Christy D. Jones
Attorney
Renaissance at Colony Park 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400, P.O. Box 6010,
Ridgeland, MS 39157

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