Alan M. Purdie's Notable Cases


Moreland v. Kimes & Stone Constr. Co., 900 So. 2d 377 (Court of Appeals of Mississippi, 2004) – reversal of Motion for Summary Judgement in favor of defendant in Wrongful Death Action.

Salcido v. Univ. of S. Miss.,557 Fed. Appx. 289 (5th Cir. 2014) – affirmed dismissal of individual capacity claims of procedural and substantive due process, equal protection and First Amendment Rights, along with dismissal of official capacity claims.

Chestang v. Alcorn State Univ., 940 F. Supp.2d 424 (S.D. Miss. 2013) – dismissal of Title IX, Section 1983, due process, claims.

Trotter v. Eli Lilly, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 53902 (S.D. Miss. 2006) – granted Motion to Dismiss negligence claims against Jasper County Health Department.

Lipscomb v. Columbus Mun. Separate School Dist, 88 F. Supp.2d 640 (N.D. Miss. 2000);

Lipscomb v. Columbus Mun. Separate School Dist. 269 F.3d 494 (5th Cir. 2001);

Lipscomb v. Columbus Mun. Separate School Dist. 204 F. Supp.2d 952 (N.D.Miss. 2002);

Lipscomb v. Columbus Mun. Separate School Dist. 261 F. Supp.2d 626 (N.D. Miss.2003);

Lipscomb v. Columbus Mun. Separate School Dist., 191 F. Supp.2d 736 (N.D. Miss.2002)

Dear v. Mason, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 146818 (S.D. Miss. 2010) – dismissal of plaintiff’s Title VII claim against Dr. Claudia Mason.

Dear v. Jackson State Univ., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 72077 (S.D. Miss. 2008) – dismissal of Title VII Rehabilitation, Section 1981 and Section 1983, designation of rights and violations of Fourth and Fifth Amendment Rights.

Harris v. Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corp., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 79670 (N.D. Miss. 2007) – dismissal of damage claims against Estate of Jim Pruett.

Luce v. Univ. of S. Miss., 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21558 (S.D. Miss. 2007)

Nichols v. Univ. of S. Miss., 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99736 (S.D. Miss. 2009) – summary judgement in favor of client in wrongful termination case.

Lipscomb v. Columbus Municipal Separate School District, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22868 (N.D. Miss. 2006) – litigation involving 16th Section renewable forever leasehold interests.

Clark v. Stephen D. Lee Foundation, 887 So. 2d 798 (Mississippi Supreme Court, 2004) – reversal and remand of lower court grant of Supreme Justice regarding leasehold title to 16th Section land.

Trowbridge Partners, L.P. v. Miss. Transp. Comm’n, 954 So. 2d 935, (Mississippi Supreme Court, 2007) – affirmed favorable jury verdict in eminent domain proceeding

Hill Bros. Constr. Co. v. Miss. Transp. Comm’n, 42 So. 3d 497, (Mississippi Supreme Court, 2010) – litigation involving Fuel Adjustment Clause in Construction Contract.

Presley v. Mississippi State Highway Com., 608 So. 2d 1288, (Mississippi Supreme Court, 1992) – represented the State of Mississippi in constitutional challenge to Sovereign Immunity.

Miss. Dep’t of Audit v. Gulf Publ. Co., NO. 2013-SA-02002 (Court of Appeals of Mississippi, 2016) – opinion reversing fine/penalty against individual/defendant regarding Miss. Public Records Act.

Knight Properties v. Sanders, 77 So. 3d 522 (Court of Appeals of Mississippi, 2011) – reversal of summary judgement against defendant in worker’s compensation matter.