John "Chase" Bryan
Firm: Watson Heidelberg Jones PLLC
Address: 2829 Lakeland Drive Mirror Lake Plaza, Suite 1502
Flowood, MS 39120
Membership: Organizations/Committees Membership The Mississippi Bar, International Association of Defense Counsel (Business Litigation Committee, Drugs, Devices and Biotechnology Committee, Toxic and Hazardous Substances Committee, Medical Defense and Heal
University: University of Mississippi, B.A., History, 1989, University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1992
Admitted: 1992, Mississippi
Biography: HometownJackson, Mississippi Law School Honors & Awards•Mississippi Law Journal, Research Editor Professional Recognition•Chambers USA Leading Individual: Litigation - General Commercial since 2010•The Best Lawyers in America since 2013: Litigation - Environmental•Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV Peer Review Rated Published Articles•Freedom of Expression: Congressional Enactments Suppressing Free Expression Based on Content are Impermissible, 61 Mississippi Law Journal 209•“Are Non-Economic Damages Caps Constitutional?” IADC Defense Counsel Journal, April 2013 Community Service Involvement•North Jackson Youth Baseball Association Important Litigation Involvement•Counsel for a major corporation in high profile, high stakes trade secret case•Defended former Bank Directors in OCC investigation and FDIC claims•Defense of major lender liability litigation for financial institutions•Defense liaison counsel and lead defense counsel in litigation concerning the major industrial explosion case in Mississippi history•Successfully defended several thousand toxic tort/environmental litigation claims, handling all courtroom appearances and depositions including all expert depositions, Daubert motions and plaintiff depositions•Defense of vaccine distributors in thimerosal litigation•Defense of a major corporation in securities fraud litigation Lectures & Seminar Presentations•“Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements by Non-Signatories” - IADC 2014 Mid Year Meeting• Are Damage Caps Constitutional? IADC 2012 Annual Meeting• Insurance Coverage Issues - NBI CLE 2012• Reform of the Mississippi Judicial System and How to Keep it Going - 2008 New Ideas in Naples: Addressing Mississippi's Medical Challenges Multi-Specialty Continuing Medical Education Program• Caps on Non-Economic Damages - Will They Last? 2009 Multi-Specialty Physician Continuing Medical Education Medical Update.