Upshaw Williams


Loraleigh C. Phillips

Loraleigh Phillips devotes her practice primarily to workers' compensation defense, and also handles general liability claims and the defense of personal injury claims. She is a member of the Mississippi Bar and the Louisiana Bar, and is admitted to practice in all Mississippi State Courts, as well as the Northern and Southern U.S. District Courts and Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mrs. Phillips is also admitted to all Louisiana state and federal courts. Mrs. Phillips has motion, trial, and appellate practice and experience in both state and federal courts, and she has successfully tried, mediated, and settled cases throughout Mississippi and Louisiana. Mrs. Phillips graduated cum laude from Louisiana Tech University in 2002 and received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law in 2006. During law school, she clerked for workers' compensation firms, served as the Vice President of Phi Delta Phi, and was a moot court board member and officer, as well as a moot court semi-finalist in national competitions. Following graduation, Mrs. Phillips served as a judicial law clerk for the late Honorable William "Bill" H. Myers of the Mississippi Court of Appeals. Outside of work, Loraleigh is an active member of the Junior League of Jackson, serving in leadership and chairwoman positions for her community projects. She also gives time back to her law school, coaching state and national moot court teams in workers' compensation and labor law matters, as well as serving in various advisory roles. Loraleigh resides in Madison, MS with her husband, Jay, and their two children.