Daniel J. Hammett


Daniel J. Hammett is a skilled civil litigator whose practice primarily focuses on the defense of direct actions against insurance companies. Such actions include complex coverage disputes and bad faith claims involving property, casualty, automobile, and workers’ compensation policies, among others. In addition, Daniel brings years of experience successfully litigating complex commercial disputes and other cases involving personal injury, medical malpractice, premises liability, employment law, and unfair competition. Daniel’s success in these areas has spanned both federal and state trial courts. Daniel also has successfully argued before the Mississippi Supreme Court, a venue where he once served as a legal intern to the Honorable James W. Kitchens.

Areas of Practice

Bad faith claims (all lines of insurance)
Automobile and uninsured motorist insurance
Property/casualty insurance
Coverage opinions and coverage actions
Commercial litigation
General civil litigation in state and federal trial & appellate courts

Bar Admissions

Mississippi, 2017
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Mississippi, 2017
U.S. District Court – Southern District of Mississippi, 2017
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2017

  • Mississippi College School of Law
    o Jackson, Mississippi, J.D. 2017
    o Honors: summa cum laude
    o Eleven American Jurisprudence Awards
    o Law Review (Production Editor)
    o Contributing Author, Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Mississippi Lawyers and Judges
    o Fellows of the Young Lawyers of the Mississippi Bar Award
  •  University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, B.A.
    o Major: French and History
    o Université Catholique de l’Ouest, Angers, France
Birth Information

Jackson, Mississippi 1990

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