D. Jeffrey Wagner, a shareholder in the Firm’s Jackson office, focuses his practice on public/governmental law, commercial transactional work and insurance regulation. Mr. Wagner has extensive experience in public law matters, including the financing of public projects, public procurements and construction matters. Mr. Wagner is counsel to the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority.
In addition to his public/governmental law work, Mr. Wagner helps clients in structuring and closing all types of complex financial transactions. Mr. Wagner has significant experience working with lenders and borrowers using federal and state loan guaranty programs, including programs through the United States Department of Agriculture, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development and the United States Small Business Administration. Mr. Wagner also represents clients in all types of affordable housing development.
Mr. Wagner was employed by a major reinsurance company for five years as an actuarial student with financial analysis and reporting responsibilities before becoming an attorney, giving him special insight into the business and regulatory sides of the insurance industry.
Mr. Wagner’s experience has allowed him to develop an understanding of the organizational and practical considerations necessary to the achievement of a successful and timely result in all types of large and complex projects.
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1992, magna cum laude
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., 1988
ADMISSIONS : Mississippi
Professional Honors & Activities : Member – American (State and Local Government Law and Business Law Sections), Mississippi and The Capital Area Bar Associations