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McDowell Knight Welcomes Two New Attorneys

(Mobile, AL)—McDowell Knight Roedder & Sledge, LLC is pleased to announce that Sarah Jane Lindsay and T. Hart Benton, III have joined the firm and will practice in the firm’s general litigation group.

Sarah Jane Lindsay has 30 years’ experience pursuing and protecting the rights of her clients in Federal and State courts. Her practice encompasses commercial and business litigation, bankruptcy, general civil litigation, and employment law. Much of Ms. Lindsay’s professional career included serving as a judicial law clerk for three federal judges in the Southern District of Alabama: the Honorable Alex. T. Howard, Jr., the Honorable Charles R. Butler, Jr., and the Honorable Richard W. Vollmer, Jr., including serving as Judge Vollmer’s career law clerk for nearly seven years until his death. Ms. Lindsay earned her J.D. from the University Of Tennessee College Of Law and her B.S. from Maryville College.  She is licensed to practice law in Alabama and Tennessee.

T. Hart Benton attended Birmingham-Southern College after graduating in W.P. Davidson High School’s first International Baccalaureate class. Mr. Benton graduated from Birmingham-Southern cum laude with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy. He received his Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he graduated summa cum laude and served as the Editor in Chief of the Loyola Law Review. Mr. Benton was also designated a William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar, an honor for students graduating in the top 10 percent of their class, and received a Certificate in Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. He was an active participant in Loyola’s Moot Court program, and worked as a research assistant for Professor Cynthia Lepow, a nationally recognized tax expert.

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