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Lucien Smith Quoted by Mississippi Business Journal Regarding Legal Battle for Control of Jackson Airport

Lucien Smith, partner in the firm's Jackson, Miss., office and a member of the Governmental Relations Section, was quoted by the Mississippi Business Journal on March 10, 2016, regarding the battle of control over the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport and Hawkins Field in Jackson, Miss. Mr. Smith commented on the likely trajectory of the legislation, which would transfer control of the airport to a state-created board, as well as the role of a reverse repealer in the legislation. Prior to joining Balch's Governmental Relations Section in 2016, Mr. Smith served as chief of staff to Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant. He currently provides counsel on governmental affairs as it relates to regulatory and policy issues in Mississippi and nationwide.

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