Christopher W. Espy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Jackson, MS

Morgan & Morgan
 | 4450 Old Canton Rd, Suite 200
Jackson, MS 39211
Phone: 601-949-3388
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Christopher W. Espy is an attorney with the Morgan & Morgan law firm, working out of their Jackson, Mississippi, office. A native of the area, Mr. Espy cares deeply about the legal issues that affect the residents of his community. He focuses his practice on plaintiff employment law matters such as discrimination, harassment, wage and hour disputes, employer retaliation, whistleblower complaints and other similar issues.

    After graduating from Tougaloo College in 2001 with a degree in political science, Mr. Espy relocated to Washington, D.C., and served as Legislative Aide for Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District Representative. Following his time working on Capitol Hill, he attended Howard University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2006.

    Upon receiving his license to practice law, Mr. Espy worked as a civil litigation defense attorney, where he gained invaluable trial experience and developed a keen insight into the industry. This helps him devise the most effective strategies possible for securing the favorable outcomes his plaintiff clients expect and deserve. Additionally, he has become a tireless advocate for hardworking men and women who experienced a serious violation of their rights in the workplace.

    Along with practicing before all Mississippi state and federal courts, Mr. Espy is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, the Western District of Tennessee, and the District of Columbia, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

    He is an active member of the Magnolia Bar Association and Capital Area Bar Association, and he serves on the Leadership Mississippi Advisory Committee. Committed to his local community as well, he also serves on the board of the Make-A-Wish Mississippi foundation.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
    • 10%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

    Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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    About Christopher Espy

    Admitted: 2007, Mississippi

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
    • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
    • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
    • Capitol Area Bar Association
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
    • All Mississippi State and Federal Courts
    • Leadership Mississippi Advisory Committee
    • Magnolia Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Make-A-Wish Mississippi - Board Member

    Educational Background:

    • Tougaloo College, Political Science, 2001
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    Office Location for Christopher W. Espy

    4450 Old Canton Rd
    Suite 200
    Jackson, MS 39211

    Phone: 601-949-3388

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    Last Updated: 5/18/2021

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