F. M. (Rae) Turner, III



F. M. “Rae” Turner has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex cases involving serious personal injuries, medical and hospital malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, defective products (including drugs and medical devices), wrongful death, traumatic brain injury, electrical injuries, offshore and industrial accidents, and industrial fires and explosions. His commercial litigation experience extends to contract disputes, corporate, LLC, and partnership disagreements and dissolution, and contested probate matters. With training in engineering and finance, Mr. Turner has been effective in presenting complicated technical information to courts and juries in understandable terms. His business background has been put to use in banking and complex commercial transactions, including partnership and corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and securities placements. Mr. Turner is admitted to practice in state courts in Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas, both United States District Courts in Mississippi, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits, and the United States Tax Court. Participating in hundreds of mediations, Mr. Turner’s experience has prepared him to assist the parties as a mediator in a wide range of disputes.


  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Virginia Military Institute, 1972
  • J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 1975
  • Mississippi Law Journal 1974-75
  • Research Editor 1975
  • M.B.A. Finance, University of Southern Mississippi, 1979


The Mississippi Bar Ethics Committee (member for 10 years)

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association 1982-2001

Mississippi Association for Justice 2002-date

American Association for Justice 2002-date


Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

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3850 N. Causeway Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002


Accounting Negligence, Asbestos, Bad Faith Litigation, Breach of Contract, Commercial Litigation, Elder Abuse, Environmental & Toxic Tort, Insurance Coverage, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Mississippi Arbitrators, Mississippi Mediators, Nursing Homes & Assisted Living, Personal Injury, Physician Employment/Services Contracts, Premises Liability, Successions, Trucking & Transportation