Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Margaret Oertling Cupples, the managing partner of the firm’s Jackson office, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation, which recognizes a lawyer’s excellence, as well as dedication and service to the public and profession.
“We are proud of Margaret’s achievements in her practice for the firm and her commitment to the legal profession, which have earned her prestigious recognition as a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Beau Grenier.
Ms. Cupples focuses her practice on civil appeals and commercial litigation. Her work centers on asbestos, benzene and silica mass-tort and products liability cases, and also includes insurance sales practices, consumer finance and general commercial litigation. She has participated in more than two dozen appeals in Mississippi's Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, and in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Cupples earned her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Washington & Lee University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) from Trinity University.
Selection as a Mississippi Bar Fellow recognizes that an attorney has achieved the highest level of professionalism, competence and leadership, according to the attorney’s peers. Only 10 percent of the lawyers in Mississippi are eligible for membership as a Fellow.