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Bryan C. Sawyers

Counsel
  • (228) 214-0430
Download Resume bsawyers@balch.com
Education
  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    J.D., 2012, summa cum laude
  • University of Tennessee
    B.S., Agricultural Economics, 2008, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Mississippi, 2012
About Bryan
Q&A
  • What types of clients do you represent?
    My clients range from regulated public utilities, state agencies, and large corporations to small businesses and individuals. 
  • What do you see on the horizon in your area of practice?
  • Which courts or agencies do you most often appear before on behalf of your clients?
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

Select Matters

  • Corporate Litigation: Part of a litigation team which serves as general litigation counsel for a regional publicly-regulated utility.
  • State Agency Representation: Serves as outside counsel to several large state agencies in a wide variety of matters, ranging from litigation, public contract procurement, general legal advice and public records requests.
  • Tax Controversy: Represents both corporations and individuals in challenging state and local tax assessments from the administrative to the judicial level.
  • Creditor's Rights Litigation: Represents a major debt buyer in the defense of federal claims throughout the Southeast brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and various state laws. 
  • Non-Profit: Serves as general counsel to non-profit organization which counsels and mentors at-risk and fatherless youths in a major metropolitan area with the goal of enabling them to attend college.

Publications

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      Credentials

      Education
      • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2012, summa cum laude
      • University of Tennessee, B.S., Agricultural Economics, 2008, cum laude
      Courts
      • Supreme Court of Mississippi, 2012
      • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 2012
      • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, 2012
      • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2012
      Bar Admissions
      • Mississippi, 2012
      Professional Affiliations
      • Mississippi Bar Association
      • Harrison County Young Lawyers Association
      • Gulf Coast Young Professionals
      Awards & Accolades
      • Mid-South Super Lawyers, Rising Star