Douglas E. Adams

Associate

Bio

Douglas joined Rolfes Henry in September of 2022 and serves as the newest associate in the Biloxi office. Before joining Rolfes Henry, Douglas worked with his plaintiff clients, in products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and negligence. He was a crucial part of the team that forced a national recall on dangerous equipment. Douglas now concentrates his practice on insurance defense litigation.

Douglas is originally from Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. He attended the University of Southern Mississippi where he completed his undergraduate studies with a focus on political science and pre-law. Douglas then went on to study law at Mississippi College School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctorate.

In his spare time, Douglas enjoys cooking, hiking, camping, fishing, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

Education

Mississippi College School of Law, Jackson, Mississippi
Juris Doctor, 2014

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Bachelor of Science, Political Science/Pre-Law, 2011

Admitted to Practice

Federal Courts:

  • United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

State Courts:

  • State of Mississippi

Notable Experience

Community Involvement

Douglas spent much of his free time in law school volunteering at Mission First, a Christian based legal aid clinic for indigent people around the Jackson, MS area. During his first few years of practicing law, he also volunteered at Gate-Way, a homeless shelter in the Jackson, MS area, providing a hot meal and shelter for people with no other options.

Areas of Practice

  • Claim Investigations
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Property & Casualty Insurance Litigation