Christian & Small is pleased to welcome Richard Thayer as its newest associate. Richard will practice with the litigation group, focusing on commercial litigation, product liability, transportation and insurance defense. Richard joins the firm after practicing for the three years with the Mississippi law firm Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes. A native of Alabama, Richard graduated with honors from Birmingham-Southern College in 1998. He then received his J.D. from The University of Mississippi School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Mississippi and Alabama.