C. Maison Heidelberg

Partner
Telephone: 601-503-1935
Facsimile: 601.932.4400
mheidelberg@whjpllc.com

Maison Heidelberg is a summa cum laude graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Law (1993) where he graduated Order of the Coif. He served as Senior Student Writing Editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review. Upon graduation, he clerked for Judge Edward B. Davis, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida (Miami Division). He is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and is licensed to practice in all state courts of Mississippi as well as the Northern and Southern U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also a summa cum laude graduate of Mississippi State University (1989) where he was elected to the Mississippi State University Hall of Fame upon graduation.

Maison has handled a wide range of litigated cases (both general and commercial litigation) throughout Mississippi and the Southeast. He has handled cases in more than eighty percent of the venues in Mississippi and has tried cases in more than twenty different Mississippi counties. In addition, he has maintained a regular trial practice in the federal courts in Mississippi. He recently served as Chairman of the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel after being selected by the federal judges for the Southern District of Mississippi. He was also selected by the judiciary to assist in drafting the Fifth Circuit Model Jury Instructions. Maison has been consistently listed in Best Lawyers in Mississippi, as well as in Mid-South Super Lawyers, where he was recently named as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in Mississippi.

Areas of Practice

Commercial Litigation
Construction Litigation
General Civil Litigation
Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Litigation
Medical Malpractice Defense
Qui Tam and Complex Corporate Fraud Litigation

Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, summa cum laude, 1993
B.S., Mississippi State University, summa cum laude, 1989

Admitted to Practice

Mississippi, 1993

Professional Affiliations:

Law Clerk for Honorable Edward B. Davis,
            United States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Memberships and Affiliations

Listed in Best Lawyers in Mississippi
Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers
Listed as Top 50 Lawyers in Mississippi
American Inns of Courts
Capital Area Bar Association
The Mississippi Bar Association

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
Bar Association for the Fifth Federal Circuit