Bradley Partner J. William Manuel Sole Winner of 2017 Client Choice Award for Litigation in Mississippi

Accolade, Firm News

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that J. William Manuel, a partner in the firm’s Jackson office, is the sole recipient of the 2017 Client Choice Award for excellence in client service in the area of Litigation in Mississippi.

“We congratulate Will on his achievement as a 2017 Client Choice Award recipient for his stellar service to our firm’s clients,” said Bradley’s Jackson Office Managing Partner Margaret Oertling Cupples.

The Client Choice winners were determined through a survey of in-house counsel subscribers to the International Law Office and Lexology, as well as all members of the Association of Corporate Counsel. The winners were selected for their ability “to add real value to clients' business above and beyond the other players in the market.” Established in 2005, the Client Choice Awards this year recognized 403 winners across 66 jurisdictions worldwide, including 187 winners in 32 U.S. states and four Canadian provinces. All of the 2017 winners can be viewed by visiting

Mr. Manuel focuses his practice primarily on commercial and employment litigation. He has handled various disputes for both large and small businesses in Mississippi and other jurisdictions. His clients include numerous manufacturers and commercial interests as well as various insurance and financial services companies. He has worked to defend these clients in both MDL litigation and individual actions brought in Mississippi. Mr. Manuel also has experience in advising businesses on issues involving age discrimination, sexual harassment and wage/overtime disputes.

Mr. Manuel earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) from Mississippi State University.