Richard M. Crump - Maron Marvel

Richard M. Crump

Director

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Jackson
1020 Highland Colony Parkway Suite 400 Ridgeland, MS 39157

P (601) 969-4272 Fax (601) 206-0119

New Orleans
201 St. Charles Avenue Suite 2411 New Orleans, LA 70170

P (504) 684-5100 Fax (504) 613-0067

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practice areas

Asbestos
Environmental

Richard Crump has spent the vast majority of his legal career defending companies in high-risk litigation involving asbestos personal injury and wrongful death, product liability, environmental contamination, and construction defect and deficiency. 

Over the last three decades, he has represented hundreds of clients in thousands of cases and has extensive experience in all aspects of trial practice. He is well-known as an “expert on the experts” and is one of the nation’s leading attorneys in preparing and deposing corporate witnesses and experts. He has taken hundreds of expert depositions of dozens of plaintiff and defense expert witnesses nationwide. Richard serves as litigation strategist and witness coordinator for multiple high-profile asbestos defendants and has extensive expertise in cultivating the defense story. An experienced litigator and first chair trial attorney, he has tried cases to verdict in state and federal Courts.  Richard also serves on the national trial team and national coordinating counsel team for several clients.

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Court admissions

United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
United States District Court for Northern District of Florida
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Professional Recognition

Included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Martindale-Hubbell® Preeminent AV™ Peer Review Rated

Selected to Mid-South Super Lawyers for 2016 – 2021

Published Articles/Speaking Engagements

“Peripheral No More: The Increasing Prominence of Equipment, Gasket, and Friction Defendants”

“Are Equipment Manufacturers Liable for External Insulation Applied to Their Products?”

“Mesothelioma; Latest Trends, Genetic Components, Mesothelioma Gene Theory, Idiopathic Cases, Low Dose Issues, Filings by Younger Females and Beyond.”

Bar admissions

Alabama
Florida
Louisiana
Mississippi

education

Cumberland School of Law (J.D., cum laude)

Spring Hill College (B.S. in Political Science)