As Chief Counsel for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, Mr. May oversees the Legal Division.
Prior to joining the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, Mr. May served as a Special Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Litigation Division of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office. During that time, he successfully defended state agencies and employees in numerous jury trials involving various civil rights issues. He also provided training to attorneys, human resource personnel, and law enforcement officers throughout the state on employment and civil rights issues. Mr. May previously worked in private practice for 14 years.
Mr. May holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the Mississippi College School of Law, where he was a Hearin Hess Scholar and served on the Moot Court Board. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Mississippi College, where he was a National Merit Scholar.