W. Wayne Drinkwater

Retired Partner

Wayne Drinkwater has extensive experience in major business, commercial and constitutional litigation. Over the years, he has tried some of Mississippi’s most significant cases. Wayne has also handled more than 70 appeals, arguing more than 30 of them in state and federal courts across the United States.

A former law clerk of Chief Justice Warren Burger at the Supreme Court of the United States, Wayne is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, and an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is included in The Best Lawyers in America® in four litigation fields. He is also recognized as a Star Individual in the field of Commercial Litigation by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.