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Contact information:
City Centre
200 South Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Telephone: 769-235-2053
Facsimile:  601-206-0119
MAldridge@maronmarvel.com

Meredith Aldridge is part of the Trust Transparency Team. Meredith manages attorneys and support staff that assists defendants, their counsel and insurers in obtaining plaintiff information from bankruptcy trusts and estimating bankruptcy trust claims values.  Through this role, she provides clients with national strategies to effectively utilize records and information contained in asbestos bankruptcy trusts to assist with tort litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Meredith was the Director of the Consumer Protection Division of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, where she managed a legal staff and oversaw the office’s consumer mediation program.  During her time at the Attorney General’s Office, Meredith litigated numerous civil matters, including multistate actions, many through the appellate level. Meredith has made frequent presentations and media appearances on consumer protection issues.  Meredith is very active in the Jackson community, currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Jackson Junior League.

PRACTICE AREAS
Bankruptcy Trust Transparency, Commercial Litigation, Administrative Law, Consumer Fraud, Intellectual Property, Financial Services Litigation, Insurance, Product Liability, Healthcare, and Mass Tort Litigation

BAR ADMISSIONS
Alabama, 2001; Mississippi, 2002

EDUCATION
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University (J.D., summa cum laude, 2001)
Mississippi State University (B.A. English; BA Political Science, summa cum laude, 1998)

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Served as law clerk to The Honorable Karon O. Bowdre, Chief U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama
  • Served as Executive Counsel to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, which included management of statewide litigation handled by outside counsel
  • Oversaw approximately $1 million in federal grant funding to create statewide intellectual property theft task force, educational campaign, and web-based initiative
  • Served as Special Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Division, representing state agencies and officials in Section 1983 and Title VII litigation and defending constitutional challenges to state statutes
  • Served as policy advisor and hearing officer at the Mississippi Division of Medicaid

 

SELECTED CASES

Mississippi Surplus Lines Assoc. v. State of Mississippi et al., 2008 WL 152462 (5th Cir. 2008).  Non-profit corporation asserted $2,000,000 takings claim against the State of Mississippi and its fiscal officer. Obtained summary judgment on behalf of State defendants, which was affirmed following oral argument. 

Carter v. State of Mississippi et al., 2007 WL 2243100 (5th Cir. 2007).  Successfully defended discrimination, retaliation, and emotional distress claims against the State and named agencies.  

Trainer v. State of Mississippi, 930 So.2d 373 (Miss. 2006). Successfully argued appeal of constitutional challenges to gaming laws.

Romantic Adventures v. Roe, 2006 WL 616626 (5th Cir. 2006).  Successfully argued for Younger abstention in case concerning constitutional challenge to state statute. 

 

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

Board of Directors, Junior League of Jackson
Steering Committee, Holiday Potpourri (First Presbyterian Day School)
Active member of St. James Episcopal Church
Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Fondren Renaissance Foundation (2010-2016)
Central Mississippi MSU Alumni Association, Board of Directors (2006-2009)
Chair, Senior Lawyers Committee, Mississippi Bar Association (2012)

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