Rebecca McRae Langston

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Jackson, Mississippi

Langston & Langston
Rebecca McRae Langston
Langston & Langston

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Mississippi since: 1999

Education: Mississippi College School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021, 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013
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Langston & Langston

416 E Amite St
Jackson, MS 39201 Visit website

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With a special focus on birth-related injuries and deaths, attorney Rebecca McRae Langston serves as the managing partner of the Langston & Langston law firm. The firm has branches in Southlake, Texas and Jackson, Mississippi. Primarily representing legal matters on behalf of mothers and infants impacted due to mishaps during birth, she also has experience handling cases and class action litigation involving:

  • Premises liability
  • Product liability
  • Birth trauma
  • Consumer litigation
  • Alienation of affection
  • Medical malpractice

With more than 23 years of experience in the field of law practice, Ms. Langston has built her reputation in both Mississippi and the District of Columbia. Showcasing raw talent for litigating complex cases and compassion for each client whom she represents, she has been peer-review rated as Distinguished* through Martindale-Hubbell and rated “Excellent” on Avvo.

Graduating with her bachelor’s degree in business management with an emphasis in human resources, Ms. Langston was also the president of the Society for Human Resource Management & Rebel Recruiter at The University of Mississippi. In 1999, she was part of the first batch to pass with a joint J.D. and master’s in business administration degree from Mississippi College School of Law, where she also served as the president of the student chapter of the Mississippi Association for Justice.

Working as an associate for more than four years, Ms. Langston built a strong foundation in law, specifically in the field of personal injury to utilize her skills for the benefit of those who suffer due to no fault of their own. She is also licensed as a certified mediator and arbitrator to resolve issues using alternative dispute resolution methods. 

A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Ms. Langston also has affiliations with other legal associations, including the:

  • American Bar Association
  • The Mississippi Bar – Child Welfare and Child Advocacy Committee
  • Mississippi Association for Justice – Board of Governors
  • American Association for Justice
  • Jackson Young Lawyers – Community Service Committee

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Consumer Law, Criminal Defense, Professional Liability: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Consumer Protection, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Dram Shop Laws, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Pharmaceutical, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Professional Malpractice - Other, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 30% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10% Consumer Law
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Professional Liability: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1999, Mississippi

Professional Webpage: http://www.langstonlawyers.com/attorney-profiles/AttorneyPro...

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • President of Mississippi Association for Justice 2010-2011
  • Hinds County, Federal, Fifth Federal Circuit Court
  • American Bar Association
  • Child Advocacy Steering Committee, The Mississippi Bar
  • Executive Committee, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors, Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former Chairman of C.L.E. and Parliamentarian
  • ATLA Delegate
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, ATLA-PAC Task Force Committee
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Paralegal Advisory Task Committee
  • Chairman, Community Services Committee, Jackson Young Lawyers
  • Member of the Board of Governors for the Mississippi Association for Justice
  • District of Columbia, 2001
  • Mississippi, 1999
  • Treasurer of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association (current position), 2022
  • 2018-2019 President of the Western Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
Honors/Awards:
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, The Fallout Award - Lifetime Achievement Award, Western Trial Lawyers Association
  • Wiedemann & Wysocki National Finance Council Award is awarded annually to outstanding members who have demonstrated a deep commitment to the highest standards and duties of the trial lawyer and are passionately committed to the principles of the civil justice system and AAJ's mission., Wiedemann & Wysocki National Finance Council Award, American Association for Justice, 2009
  • Given annually to the Chair of the New Lawyers' Division for their year of service, Eagle Award, American Association For Justice, 2008
  • Given annually to the Secretary of the New Lawyers' Division for their service in leadership that year, Leadership Award - Secretary, American Association for Justice, 2006
  • Awarded annually to a lawyer practicing less than 10 years who had an outstanding verdict that year and/or demonstrated leadership within the organization, Young Lawyer of the Year Award, Mississippi Association For Justice, 2006
  • Given annually for firm members who given about and beyond to the Mississippi Association for Justice, Stalwart Award, Mississippi Association for Justice, 2003
  • The Stone Pony Award is an award given for the lawyer who went "above and beyond" that year, MAJ Stone Pony Award, Mississippi Association for Justice, 2001
  • Given annually to a lawyer practicing less than 10 years for their dedication to the rights of others by giving of their time within the organization, Rising Star Award, American Association for Justice New Lawyers' Division, 2004
  • Given annually to the Vice Chair of the New Lawyers' Division for their service in leadership that year, Leadership Award - Vice Chair, American Association For Justice, 2007
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • I have spoken at all 4 of these groups on various topics, MAJ, AAJ, STLA, WTLA
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • I have numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts representing injured victims in Mississippi, 1999
Educational Background:
  • I graduated with a dual MBA/JD degree from Mississippi College, 1999
  • University of Mississippi, B.S.B.A., 1995
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • I organized numerous drives to the MS Gulf Coast to help Katrina Victims as well as organizing many Habitat and other service builds to help communities nationally. I am also licensed in Washington DC, 2000
  • The first graduate of the Mississippi College's JD/MBA joint degree program.  I received my Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration in less than 3 years. I graduated with my law class with both degrees, 1999
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • I represented 3 victims of the 911 Tragedy in New York on a Pro Bono Basis in the Victims' Compensation Fund, 2001
  • 2017 - Present - Substitute teacher within my school district - Carroll Independent School District - Southlake, Texas, 2017
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • License in Arkansas, 2021
  • Licensed in Oklahoma, 2022
  • Admitted to practice in Washington DC, 2000
  • Mediator's License, 2007
Representative Clients:
  • I represent mothers and infants have been injured in the birthing process. Also represent catastrophically injured, brain, damaged victims from Medical, Malpractice, defective products or pharmaceutical drugs & those injured on private property or by 18 wheelers, 2023
Industry Groups:
  • American Assoociation For Justice (Board Of Governors)
  • Inns Of Court Barrister
  • Mississippi Association For Justice (Vice-President)

Office location for Rebecca McRae Langston

416 E Amite St
Jackson, MS 39201

Phone: 601-969-1356

Selections

2 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021, 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2013

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