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Hurricane Ida: Recovering Business Losses

In the wake of Hurricane Ida, businesses should look to their insurance policies to find coverage, whether for property damage, business interruption losses, or other covered losses. Fishman Haygood’s team of experienced insurance coverage attorneys successfully litigated many substantial property damage, business interruption, and other claims in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and other events.

In Memory of Henry F. “Skip” O’Connor Jr.

We are saddened to announce the death of our dear friend and colleague Henry F. “Skip” O’Connor, Jr. who passed away on August 19, 2021.  Skip was an extraordinary person and friend, and a true gentleman of great character.  He was also an exceptional real estate attorney and businessman.

Cargill, Continental Grain to acquire Sanderson Farms

Cargill, Continental Grain Company, and Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) announced today they have reached a definitive agreement for a joint venture between Cargill and Continental Grain to acquire Sanderson Farms for $203 per share in cash, representing a total equity value for Sanderson Farms of $4.53 billion.

The Firm Welcomes Top-rated Bankruptcy Team

Fishman Haygood has expanded its capabilities to assist clients dealing with distressed businesses and properties (whether as a creditor or debtor) which may include restructuring and formal bankruptcy cases, with the addition of three leading lawyers – William H. Patrick, III, Tristan E. Manthey and Cherie Dessauer Nobles and their support staff. Billy Patrick and […]

Best Lawyers Recognizes Fishman Haygood Attorneys as “Ones to Watch”

Best Lawyers has recognized Mike Dodson, Danny Dysart, Carson Haddow, Blair Schilling, Rebekka Veith, and Molly Wells as “Ones to Watch”.   Best Lawyers uses a peer review methodology to recognize attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” recipients typically […]