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Donald Alan Windham Jr.

Partner Jackson
(601) 965-8178
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Education
  • Vanderbilt University Law School
    J.D., 2002
  • Mississippi State University
    B.A., 1999, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2004
  • Mississippi, 2003
  • Illinois, 2002
About Alan
Q&A
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

    As a litigator, I get excited when the process of preparing a case for trial advances seemingly intractable disputes toward a favorable settlement.

  • What legal challenges are you looking forward to tackling in the future?
  • On what type of matters do you work most often?
MORE ABOUT Alan
  • Lender liability: Defended mortgage servicer, investor, and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems in wrongful foreclosure suit, winning summary judgment which was ultimately affirmed by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. (2016)
  • Lender liability: Defended lender and other entities in a suit to set aside a foreclosure, avoid a lien on commercial property, and seeking substantial damages based upon alleged fraudulent alteration of a deed of trust. (2012)
  • Business disputes: Defended shareholder in suit to dissolve the family-owned corporation and partition the corporation’s real property, obtaining a favorable result in which property was kept whole and other shareholders’ interests were bought out. (2012)
  • Title insurance: Represents title insurance companies in curing title defects and defends insureds in suits affecting title to real estate. (Ongoing)
  • Creditors’ rights: Obtained a substantial settlement on behalf of a lender in a fraud suit against one of the principals of a bankrupt borrower. (2015)
  • Code enforcement: Represented a lender whose collateral was subject to code enforcement action to prevent potential demolition of the collateral until the loan could be sold to a party who could restore the property. (2014)
  • Tax sales: Prevailed in contested suit to confirm a tax title that was appealed by the taxpayer to the Mississippi Supreme Court. (2016)
  • Construction law: Prosecuting claim against architect and engineer over alleged faulty designs in HVAC system. (ongoing)
  • Eminent domain:  Represented natural gas pipeline in eminent domain suits to obtain property for construction of interstate pipeline. (2008)
  • Commercial litigation: Represented natural gas pipeline in construction litigation with subcontractors that worked on the pipeline.  (2014)
    Education
    • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2002
    • Mississippi State University, B.A., 1999, magna cum laude
    Courts
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Mississippi
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Mississippi
    Bar Admissions
    • Alabama, 2004
    • Mississippi, 2003
    • Illinois, 2002
    Professional Affiliations
    • American Bar Association, Litigation Section: Condemnation, Zoning & Land Use Committee
      ABA Section of Litigation 
    • Dixie Land Title Association
    • Mississippi Bar Association
    • Hinds County Bar Association