About Philip Thomas

25 years of litigation experience.

In 2017 Super Lawyers Magazine listed Philip as one of the Top 50 rated lawyers in Mississippi.

From 1995 – 2002 Philip worked as an associate and partner at Baker Donelson Bearman & Caldwell. In 2002 Philip started his own firm.

Since 2002, Philip has represented companies and individuals in many types of civil litigation.

Philip represents parties in business disputes and personal injury litigation.

Philip is a Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Philip is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell.

Philip is rated 10 out of 10 rating by the Avvo Legal Directory and Lawyer Rating Service.

Philip is annually named to the Mid-South Superlawyers and The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation and Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs.

In one representative case, he achieved a $1.8 million jury verdict for the victim of unnecessary brain surgery, whose life altering injury was caused by mixed-up CT scan results.

Philip also provides topical blog commentary on the state’s legal and political issues in his Mississippi Litigation Review and Commentary.

In 2010 the ABA Journal selected Philip’s blog for the ABA Journal’s Blawg 100, its list of the best 100 legal blogs for 2010.

Philip has tried numerous complex lawsuits to verdict in state and federal court for both plaintiffs and defendants. Representative verdicts Philip has obtained include:

In state court in Mississippi, Philip has tried cases to verdict in the circuit courts of counties statewide. These include Harrison, Hinds (First Judicial District, Jackson), Jackson, Jasper (First Judicial District, Paulding), Jasper (Second Judicial District, Bay Springs), Lee, Rankin, Union, Warren and Washington.

Philip has also tried cases to verdict in federal courts in Jackson, Gulfport, Oxford, Aberdeen, Hattiesburg and Natchez.