Businesses and their insurers facing the uncertainties of high-stakes litigation look to Jim Wyly for clear-eyed guidance. After 39 years of trial experience, Jim can quickly and accurately assess the strengths and weaknesses of a case and find the best possible solution. Because he knows how judges and juries see emotional as well as legal issues, his litigation strategies account for all the key factors that drive outcomes. Jim is also a certified mediator and arbitrator. His reputation for pragmatism and fairness on both sides of the courtroom has made him a sought-after neutral who has presided over more than 1,000 cases.
Jim is keenly aware of the pressures that accompany major litigation. He communicates clearly and often, giving in-house counsel, C-Suite executives, claims representatives and boards of directors the information they need to make major decisions. In addition, his results-oriented approach ensures that litigation budgets are used efficiently.
Jim has successfully defended clients in Mississippi and Louisiana state and federal cases involving:
He currently serves as the managing partner and practice coordinator for the firm's Gulfport office. As a former college athlete, Jim still enjoys playing a pick-up game of basketball, tennis or golf. He spends his leisure time with his family fishing, kayaking and boating on the Gulf.