M. Scott Jones, Partner, Adams and Reese, LLP
Scott Jones advises clients primarily in the financial services and construction industries. Scott advises financial institutions throughout the United States regarding payments and operational matters, including treasury management, internet banking, mobile banking and emerging payment agreements. He regularly drafts and reviews agreements and processes for financial institutions on payments issues (including ACH, Wire, Checks, mobile banking, and emerging payment methods) and assists financial institutions in reviewing vendor agreements that impact financial institution operations. Scott also represents financial institutions and other entities in payment fraud cases and other payment-related disputes across the southeast United States. Scott also regularly advises construction clients on both transactional and litigation matters. Scott's experience on payment issues also provides an experienced perspective regarding payments fraud for construction industry participants on issues arising from diverted payments to contractors (or subcontractors) through wire transfers, ACH transactions and business email compromise situations. His construction practice also involves advising various industry participants, including owners, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and members of the design team. He is experienced with both public and private projects and prides himself in being focused on the business needs of his clients while balancing the potential risks involved. He is also experienced in litigating construction disputes that arise during construction and after completion of projects, and has represented clients on issues including scope of design and responsibility, defective plans and specifications, defective construction, surety takeover, liquidated damage claims, delay, acceleration, force majeure, and many other issues. Scott also represents banks, as well as developers and owners, regarding real estate developments, incentives, financing options, deal documentation, land-use issues, and related issues. Scott is the Partner in Charge of the Jackson office.
Amy L. Hanna Keeney, Partner and Financial Services-Regulatory and Compliance Team Leader, Adams and Reese, LLP
Amy L. Hanna Keeney, CIPP/US, is the firm's Financial Services Regulatory and Compliance Team Leader. She has extensive experience counseling organizations of all sizes, including banks, credit unions, and non-bank financial services providers, regarding compliance with federal and state consumer protection statutes and regulations, including the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).
Timothy J. Anzenberger, Partner, Adams and Reese, LLP
Tim Anzenberger is a commercial and bankruptcy litigator, pursuing the interests of financial institutions and other creditors in bankruptcy cases and litigating on their behalf in state and federal courts. Tim is also an experienced appellate litigator in financial-services cases, handling all stages of an appeal-from post-trial motions through oral argument. His experience includes representing lenders in commercial restructuring and bankruptcy cases; defending preference actions; defending lender-liability claims; prosecuting objections to discharge; pursuing fraudulent transfers; and defending creditors in adversary proceedings.
Jack Pringle, Partner, Adams and Reese, LLP
Managing a diverse and broad practice, Jack Pringle counsels clients in matters relating to privacy, information security, information governance, administrative and regulatory law, public utilities, securities and class action litigation.
With an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP-US) designation from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), Jack helps businesses protect, manage and communicate information lawfully and effectively. He guides clients through information incidents, data breaches and related threats in connection with federal and state breach notice and personal information and privacy laws, including notification, mitigation, regulatory response and resulting lawsuits and investigations. Jack helps organizations strengthen their information security programs by evaluating potential cybersecurity insurance coverage, developing and testing incident response plans and helping clients create and implement appropriate security policies and training.