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Ira Rushing*

LPM Manager – Special Projects

Ira Rushing counsels attorneys and clients through the implementation of BakerManage®, the Firm's legal project management process, to provide operational cost effectiveness and service delivery solutions to each engagement.

Professional Biography

Ira works with attorneys and in-house corporate legal departments to promote efficient and effective legal representation within the scope of any project. His guidance is informed by practical experience, including certifications in process improvement methods, prior experience as a practicing litigation attorney, and extensive project management experience from more than 12 years of service in both the Marine Corps and Mississippi Army National Guard.

Ira also brings practical business knowledge to client engagements, drawing upon many years of working with clients in manufacturing and production. He plays a key role in ensuring that complex matters are clearly defined and scoped at the outset by assisting in the development of process controls, staffing, budgeting, and an agreed-upon schedule to meet the client's operational and strategic goals.

  • Member – Federal Bar Association
  • Member – Mississippi Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
    • Volunteer (Mock Trial Judge)
  • Member – Capital Area Bar Association
    • Newsletter Committee
  • Member – Military Officers Association of America
  • Member – National Guard Association of Mississippi
  • Vice President of Administration – Central Mississippi Chapter, Project Management Institute
  • IASSC Certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt – US Marine Corps, 2009
  • "Teach Young Lawyers Well," Jackson Young Lawyers Association Newsletter (October 2018)
  • "This Ain't Your Daddy's Law Practice," Capital Area Bar Association Newsletter (September 2018)
  • "Mississippi's 'Camouflaged' Court," Capital Area Bar Association Newsletter (March 2018)
  • "The Lean Law Firm: Managing a Modern Practice," Mississippi Bar's Bridge the Gap: Rule 3 – New Lawyer Program (September 2018)


  • Mississippi College School of Law, J.D., 2015
  • East Carolina University, B.S., Quantitative Economics, 2013


  • Mississippi, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi, 2016



Not a practicing attorney.

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