Rebecca Wiggs has been very instrumental in the formation of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship over the past years. In recent years, she has been very faithful in performing the duties of CBF of MS Coordinating Council Member and Treasurer. The results of her efforts have been much appreciated by the Coordinating Council, as she has led the charge to tighten up some financial loose ends for CBFMS.
All the while, Rebecca also was holding down a very demanding "day job." Based on the recent awards she has received in the legal profession, her excellent performance and ethics have been duly recognized by her peers and professional organizations.
Rebecca is a partner in the firm of Watkins & Eager, PLLC, and is one of four Mississippi lawyers chosen for inclusion in the Fifth Edition of Benchmark's Top 250 Women in Litigation. Her litigation practice ranges from defending environmental exposure claims to resolving family business disputes. The Mississippi Women Lawyers Association named her the 2016 Women Lawyer of the Year. Wiggs is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell, listed in The Best Lawyers in America and is a Mid-South Super Lawyer. She is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Mississippi Bar Foundation.