Super Lawyers Magazine Names William L. Guice III
a Top Attorney in Mississippi

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., March 21, 2008 – William L. Guice III, senior partner with Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C., has been named by Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Mississippi for 2007. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers.

Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C., is the only Coast-based law firm included in the March 2008 issue of the magazine, which focused on corporate counsel. Guice’s inclusion in the corporate counsel edition comes as a result of his being named in Mid-South Super Lawyers, a comprehensive and diverse guide to outstanding attorneys representing a wide range of practice areas and firm sizes in the states of Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee.

Guice primarily practices in the area of commercial and general litigation in all state and federal courts in which he is licensed. He also represents banking interests and handles sophisticated financial and real estate transactions. His practice areas also include lender liability and business litigation, white collar criminal defense, as well as admiralty law. He advises his clients in the areas of asset protection and preservation, estate planning, business formation and environmental matters. These clients include financial institutions, physicians, various members of the seafood industry, leaders of business and industry, and many long-term Coast residents.

Guice is licensed to practice in Mississippi, Texas and the District of Columbia. He received his undergraduate degree from Tulane University in 1969 and his law degree from Tulane University in 1972. While at Tulane, he was a member of the Board of Student Editors of the Tulane Law Review for the years 1970-1972.

The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Established in 1908, Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C., ( is the oldest law firm in south Mississippi and one of the oldest in the State. With numerous historical ties to the Gulf Coast, Rushing & Guice has been instrumental in the economic development of the region by assisting clients in
a wide variety of business endeavors, as well as personal legal matters. The firm also engages in commercial and general litigation in all state and federal courts, banking, business, maritime, white collar criminal defense, creditor bankruptcy and complex financial and real estate transaction law. With its long-time Biloxi headquarters sustaining extensive damage during Hurricane Katrina, the firm now maintains offices in Ocean Springs and Gulfport. Rushing & Guice can be contacted at 228-374-2313.

Law & Politics publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country. In addition to the magazines, Law & Politics publishes newspaper inserts and magazine special sections devoted to Super Lawyers. In 2008, Super Lawyers will reach more than 13 million readers.

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