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Balch & Bingham Welcomes Eight New Associates

Balch & Bingham is pleased to welcome eight new associates to the firm’s Birmingham, Ala., Jackson and Gulfport, Miss. and Atlanta offices. These attorneys will work across the firm’s nationally recognized Banking & Financial Services, Energy, Corporate, and Litigation Practices.

Sara E. Alexander joins the Jackson office as an associate. Sara earned her J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law, summa cum laude, where she served as the associate editor for the Mississippi College Law Review. She was a Hearin Scholar, member of the International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi and the recipient of the Law Review Award, the Best Paper Award, the Marie Upton Scholarship Award, the MS Defense Lawyers Association Reginald Grey Award, the Professor Jeff Jackson Ethics Award, and the Mississippi Bar Labor & Employment Law Section Award. Sara also earned her Master of Business Administration from Millsaps College.

Mary-Katherine Black joins the Gulfport office as an associate. She earned her J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, cum laude, where she served as staff editor and executive articles editor of the Mississippi Law Journal, International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi Vice Magister, and Mississippi Entertainment Law Organization secretary. 

Trey Bundrick joins the Birmingham office as a member of the Litigation Practice. Trey earned his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, magna cum laude, where he served as the articles editor for the Alabama Law Review. He was a semi-finalist in the 2017-2018 John A. Campbell Moot Court Competition and a member of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board from 2018-2019. He also earned his Master of Divinity from the Reformed Theological Seminary.  

Abby Fox joins the Birmingham office as a member of the Energy Practice. She earned her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, summa cum laude, where she served as the special works editor for the Alabama Law Review. Before joining Balch, she worked as a policy manager for the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance and a marketing coordinator for the Southface Energy Institute. She also earned her Master in Public Affairs from Indiana University, summa cum laude.

Andrea M. Lostocco joins the Atlanta office as a member of the Litigation Practice. Andrea earned her J.D. from Emory University School of Law, with honors, where she worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. While undertaking her J.D., Andrea was an active member of the Student Health Law Association. 

Gabe Quistorff joins the Birmingham office as a member of the Banking & Financial Services Practice. Gabe earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he served as the vice president of the Energy and Environmental Law Society. Gabe was also a Moot Court board member and won the Best Oralist Award. While in law school, Gabe worked as an extern for the Tennessee Attorney General, and an intern for the Honorable Chief Judge Thomas. A. Varlan, Federal District Court of the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Patrick Silloway joins the Atlanta office as a member of the Litigation & Appellate Practice. Patrick earned his J.D. from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, summa cum laude, where he was a managing editor of the Mercer Law Review and the executive vice president of the Mercer Law Federalist Society. Before joining Balch & Bingham, Patrick clerked for the Honorable W. Homer Drake, Jr., U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the Honorable Daniel A. Manion, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. 

Addison K. Watson joins the Birmingham office as a member of the Corporate Practice. Addison earned his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law, summa cum laude, where he was a staff editor and an executive articles editor for the Mississippi Law Journal. He was a member of the Moot Court Board where he won Best Oralist at the Pace Environmental competition and Best Brief at the UNLV Gaming Law competition.