Bradley Partners W. Wayne Drinkwater and Stephen M. Wilson Named 2022 BTI Client Service All-Stars

Accolade, Firm News

Bradley is pleased to announce that Jackson partners W. Wayne Drinkwater and Stephen M. Wilson have been named 2022 BTI Client Service All-Stars for providing superior client service. Mr. Drinkwater also earned the designation of “All-Star MVP” for being listed in the All-Stars list for consecutive years.

BTI defines each of the 565 honorees as being practical, savvy, knowledgeable, able to deal with complexity, available, and nimble. Bradley is one of 103 firms with two or more All-Stars for 2022.

“Wayne and Steve have consistently demonstrated their ability to provide exceptional client service, and the firm is proud to once again have multiple attorneys honored in this list,” said Bradley Jackson Office Managing Partner Margaret Oertling Cupples. “Their recognition is well-deserved, and it showcases the firm’s commitment to ensuring clients receive high-level legal service and responsive communication.”

The 21st annual list, which is published by The BTI Consulting Group, is based on more than 350 in-depth interviews with key legal decision makers at organizations with $700 million or more in revenue. Interviews are confidential, and the attorney names are provided in an unprompted manner. Attorneys cannot self-nominate, self-refer or pay for inclusion in the list.

Mr. Drinkwater has extensive experience in major business, commercial and constitutional litigation. He has tried some of Mississippi’s most significant cases and handled more than 70 appeals, arguing more than 30 of them in state and federal courts across the country. A former law clerk of former U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger, Mr. Drinkwater is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. He also is an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Drinkwater has been included inTheBest Lawyers in America®for 25 years and has been listed in Chambers USA in the area of Commercial Litigation since 2003.

Mr. Wilson is a corporate transactional lawyer and provides legal counsel to clients on acquisitions, joint ventures, tax, economic development and finance transactions. He has extensive experience managing corporate transactional and state and local tax matters, including over 100 separate business acquisitions, over 30 separate joint ventures and strategic alliances, state and local tax planning and controversy resolution, industrial development and economic incentives, and finance transactions. Mr. Wilson has been recognized in Chambers USA since 2006 and in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2008 in the area of Corporate Law.