| News | Media Mention

Lucien Smith Selected as Mississippi Top 50 Honoring Influential Leaders

Lucien Smith, partner in the firm’s Jackson office and member of the Government Relations Practice, was named to the 2017 class of the Mississippi Top 50, an annual list of the most influential leaders in the state. The list includes elected and appointed officials, and economic development, business, media, and government affairs professionals. The awards are sponsored by Y’all Politics, Supertalk Mississippi, Capitol Resources & Tower Loan.

Lucien boasts a vibrant government relations practice, assisting clients in achieving legislative and executive policy goals, overcoming regulatory obstacles, and partnering with government. Prior to joining Balch, Lucien served as chief of staff and senior advisor to two Mississippi governors. He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, Capital Area Bar Association and National Association of Bond Lawyers. Civically, Lucien is involved in the State Republican Executive Committee, Mississippi Republican Party, Bully Bloc Executive Committee and Downtown Jackson Rotary Club.

Lucien will be recognized at an awards ceremony on October 17, 2017, at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson.