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Congratulations to Christopher Solop for his work as a co-author for the recent update of the Construction Law Chapter in the Mississippi Practice Series, Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law, Second Addition published by Thomson Reuters
For the second year, attorney Brenda Redfern served as an adjunct professor for the University of Mississippi School of Law during its winter intersession, teaching to first year students what she has spent a substantial portion of her legal career doing – Contract Drafting and Negotiation.  The program is designed to better prepare law students for the legal practice by teaching students .. Read More
We are pleased to announce that C. Stephen Stack has joined the firm. Stephen is a Jackson, Mississippi native and received his B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1994 and received his J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law in 1997 where he graduated cum laude.  Stephen currently focuses his practice on transportation law, defense of common carrier and .. Read More
Christopher Solop and Brenda Redfern successfully appealed a decision by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi denying Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC’s client, JSI Communication’s ("JSI"), Motion for Summary Judgment on a Mississippi "Little Miller Act" payment bond claim against Travelers Casualty & Surety Company of America ("Travelers"). JSI .. Read More
Christopher Solop was named a 2015-16 member of Lawyers of Distinction in Civil Litigation.  All attorneys who meet the criteria of the screening process have demonstrated a high degree of peer recognition and professional competence, placing them in the top 10% of all attorneys in the United States. Factors considered in this review process include client reviews and case results, reputation .. Read More
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in America® have released their 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings.  Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC has been ranked as a Tier 1 "Best Law Firm" in the practice areas of Construction Law, Natural Resources Law and Oil & Gas Law.  The firm also holds a Tier 2 ranking in the areas of Energy Law, Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation - .. Read More
Brenda Redfern has been reappointed to another four year term to the Mississippi Ethics Commission.
Christopher Solop, Lynn Thompson, and Brenda Redfern obtained summary judgment on a more than two million dollar claim against their client Boggs & Poole Contracting Group, LLC, alleging fraudulent concealment of construction defects.    
Biggs, Ingram & Solop attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America ® 2016.  This marks the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Robert A. Biggs, III was selected for inclusion in the fields of Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants. Stan T. Ingram was selected for inclusion in the fields of Oil and Gas Law .. Read More
Stan Ingram recently spoke at the State Government Lawyers CLE.  He gave an overview of the recent Supreme Court Case: North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC.
Christopher Solop was successful in convincing the Mississippi Court of Appeals on behalf of his client, Cypress Springs, LLC to reverse the trial court granting of summary judgment. Appellee’s request for rehearing was denied and the matter has been resolved.
On May 7, 2015, Christopher Solop was the guest speaker at the Associated General Contractors (“AGC”) of Mississippi’s dinner meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. He presented a power point discussion on construction arbitration and mediation. Chris is a member of the Commercial Arbitration Panel for the American Arbitration Association and on the Mississippi Supreme Court’s list of Certified Mediators.
Christopher Solop and Lynn Thompson win maritime jurisdictional issue in dispute involving construction work in the Mississippi River.  Chris and Lynn represented Riverside Construction, Inc., whose state court complaint against Entergy Mississippi, Inc. seeking payment for repairs made to a dock, was removed to federal court.  Riverside challenged removal on grounds that its contract with Entergy was not a maritime contract and, even if it were, the “savings to suitors” clause entitled Riverside to remain in state court.  After multiple briefings and oral arguments on the issue of maritime jurisdiction and a host of other motions, U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate ruled in favor of Riverside.
Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC Attorneys were listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2015.
Christopher Solop will speak on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the MDOT Meet-the-Prime Contractors Event.