- Medicare reimbursement: Convinced a federal appeals court to reverse Medicare's denial of reimbursement because the agency had disregarded its own regulations. (Hardy-Wilson Mem'l Hosp. v. Sebelius, 616 F.3d 449 (5th Cir. 2010)).
- Premises liability: Obtained reversal of $800,000 additur in the case of a statutory rape in an apartment complex. (Miss. State Fed. v. L.R., 62 So. 3d 351 (Miss. 2010)).
- Medicaid reimbursement: Showed that the state Medicaid agency's reduction of reimbursement to a nursing facility was unreasonable. (Miss. Methodist Hosp. & Rehab. Ctr. v. Miss. Div. of Medicaid, 21 So. 3d 600 (Miss. 2009)).
- ERISA preemption: Successfully argued federal jurisdiction over a self-insured plan's claim for reimbursement from a tort judgment in state court. (Richardson v. BankPlus, S.D. Miss. 2012).
- Insurance coverage: Obtained unanimous judgment reversing the trial court's finding that an insured had timely renewed its coverage. (AmFed Nat'l Ins. Co. v. NTC Transp., Inc., 196 So. 3d 947 (Miss. 2016)).
- Bankruptcy preemption: Persuaded Mississippi Supreme Court to reverse our Court of Appeals and reinstate the trial court's ruling that a plaintiff's medical-malpractice suit was barred for her failure to disclose it in her Chapter 13 proceeding. (Adams v. Graceland Care Ctr. of Oxford, LLC, 208 So. 3d 575 (Miss. 2017)).
- Millsaps College, B.A., Philosophy, 1991
- Mississippi State University, M.A., English, 1995
- University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2002, cum laude
- Mississippi State Court, 2002
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 2002
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, 2002
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2002
- Mississippi, 2002
- American Health Lawyers' Association
- Mississippi Bar Association, Appellate Practice section
- Mississippi Supreme Court, Honorable Kay B. Cobb, 2002 - 2003