Honors and Awards


James A. Peden, Jr., has long been rated AV, the highest rating for professional competence and ethics, by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Peden is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a Fellow of the Mississippi Bar Foundation, a Fellow of the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association, and a Fellow of the Young Lawyers Division of the Mississippi Bar. Since 2017, the firm has been listed by U. S. News and World Report in Best Law Firms in Mississippi. Peden has been listed annually in the publication Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Land Use and Zoning Law. He was a member of the first Leadership in Law Class as selected by Mississippi Business Journal in 2010. He has also been listed in Memphis Magazine as one of the top attorneys in the Mid-South.

2010 Honorees
Published in the Mississippi Business Journal
2008 - 2017 Best Lawyers in America
Peer-selection as one of the best lawyers in America.
2011 Top Attorneys
Selected by peer recognition and professional achievement