Galloway Johnson Names Four New Directors: Matthew Williams, Branch Sheppard, Alexis Butler Hester, and Jonathan Minchin
We are pleased to announce that Matthew Williams, Branch Sheppard, Alexis Butler Hester, and Jonathan Minchin have been named Directors of the firm, effective January 1st, 2017.
Matthew Williams is a Director in our Gulfport, Mississippi office. Matt’s practice is primarily focused in the areas of First and Third Party Insurance Defense, Trucking and Transportation, Employer’s Liability, Professional Liability and Construction. He serves as local counsel to some of the largest insurance carriers in the United States and abroad and is also often called on to represent his clients’ interests in corporate acquisitions and other transactional matters. Matt graduated with his B.A from University fo Mississippi and earned his J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law. To learn more about Matt, please visit his biography on our website: #mce_temp_url#
Branch Sheppard is a Director in our Houston, Texas office. Branch has worked in the areas of First Party and Third Party Insurance Defense, Personal Injury representing both plaintiffs and defendants, Toxic Tort Defense, Mass Actions, Business Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Estate Planning, while also representing debtors in a handful of Chapter 7 cases. While Branch continues to work in other areas of the law, since 2005, he has focused his practice on creditor’s rights. Branch earned his B.A. with high honors from the University of St. Thomas and received his J.D. from South Texas College of Law. To learn more about Branch, please visit his biography on our website: #mce_temp_url#
Alexis Butler Hester is a Director in our Houston, Texas office. Her practice areas include Insurance Defense and Maritime & Admiralty. Alexis assists in representing international drilling companies, oilfield service providers, pipeline transportation and energy storage companies, regional oil and gas exploration firms, one of the world’s largest platform and rig companies, geophysical exploration companies, as well as their underwriters and other insurance companies. Alexis earned her B.A. from the University of Texas and her J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law. To learn more about Alexis, please visit her biography on our website: #mce_temp_url#
Jonathan Minchin is a Director in our Mobile, Alabama office. Jon devotes his practice to litigation in the State and Federal Courts of Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. He brings broad experience to Galloway Johnson’s Mobile and Pensacola offices, representing individual clients, companies, and insurers in Workers’ Compensation, Construction Defect, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, and Employment Discrimination Claims. Jon earned his B.S. from the University of Florida, his M.B.A. from Samford University School of Business, and his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. To learn more about Jon, please visit his biography on our website: #mce_temp_url#