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Jacob O. Malatesta.

Hagwood and Tipton

Jacob O. Malatesta is an attorney and shareholder with Hagwood and Tipton and practices from the Ridgeland and Greenville offices. Malatesta is a native of the Mississippi Delta where he began his legal career practicing in Clarksdale, then Greenville, and settling with his family in Jackson.

Malatesta has successfully litigated medical malpractice claims against both hospitals and individual physicians, civil rights claims against governmental entities and their contractors, general liability claims. His appellate practice includes numerous victories based on both procedural and substantive law.

After obtaining an undergraduate degree in Spanish and English at the University of Mississippi, Malatesta graduated cum laude from the University of Mississippi Law School. While in law school, Jacob was a member of Phi Delta Phi. He was selected by his peers as a member of the Moot Court Board.

Malatesta lives in Jackson with his wife, Christy, their sons, Peter and Andrew, and their dog, Yazoo. Malatesta is a member of St. Richard's Catholic Church. In his free time, he enjoys hunting and fishing.

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Title Annotation:NOMINEES
Publication:Mississippi Business Journal
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1U6MS
Date:Jan 25, 2019
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