J.Wesley Daughdrill

Shareholder / President

Wes Daughdrill concentrates his practice in the areas of:

  • Municipal, county and state government law
  • Business and corporate law
  • Commercial transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Securities law
  • Trademark law
  • Adoption

Wes provides his services to a wide variety of clients, from start-up companies to national and regional companies in industries such as transportation, telecommunications and manufacturing. Wes has represented a publicly held target company in a hostile takeover attempt and provided a variety of business-related services to a wireless telecommunications company, which ultimately went public and merged with another publicly traded entity. He has extensive experience in:

  • Business acquisitions and sales
  • Formations of corporations and other entities
  • Contract preparation and negotiation
  • Corporate governance
  • Private placement transactions, including Reg D offerings for wireless telecommunications companies based in Mississippi and Alaska.

Wes serves as Board Attorney for both the Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors and the Town of Prentiss. 

He has developed a significant adoption practice in which he handles intrastate and interstate adoptions.  In 2006, Wes was inducted into the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, a group of over 330 attorneys who practice or have distinguished themselves in the field of adoption law.

He is a shareholder and serves as the firm’s President.  



  • .B.A. in Banking & Finance, summa cum laude, 1990, University of Mississippi
  • J.D., 1993, University of Mississippi


  • Mississippi Bar
  • Capitol Area Bar Association

Professional Acknowledgements

  • Member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys
  • Chairman of Business Law Section of Mississippi Bar (2003-2004)
  • Peer Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory


  • Attorney for the Jefferson Davis County Board of Supervisors
  • Attorney for the Town of Prentiss

Other Achievements/Awards

  • Taylor Medalist at The University of Mississippi
  • Mississippi Law Journal
  • Ole Miss Moot Court Board

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi


  • Rebuilding Together: Board of Directors
  • Central MS Chapter of the American Red Cross: Board of Directors
  • Prentiss Christian School: President of the Board of Directors





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Ridgeland, MS 39157



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