of Directors of the Madison County Business League & Foundation proudly announce the appointment of Trey Dellinger as the 2016 Chairman of the Government Relations Committee.
The MCBL&F would like to thank Phil Buffington for his outstanding leadership role serving as Government Relations Chairman for the past two years.
Trey is a native of Corinth, Mississippi. After graduating from Kossuth High School, Trey attended Northeast Mississippi Community College, majoring in
Physics. He was awarded the Oral Reid Price Scholarship in Physics by the University of Mississippi, where he continued his studies. While at Ole Miss,
Trey accepted an internship with the university’s High Energy Physics Group at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory near Chicago, where he studied
sub-atomic particles. During his undergraduate studies, Trey developed a deep interest in government and public policy and, after receiving his Physics
degree magna cum laude, joined the campaign of Clyde Whitaker, the 1992 Republican nominee for Congress in Mississippi’s first congressional
After the campaign, Trey entered the University of Mississippi Law School, where he served as Chairman of the law school chapter of the Federalist Society,
an organization dedicated to the promotion of judicial restraint and strict construction of the Constitution. Trey received his juris doctor degree
cum laude in 1996, and entered the practice of law in Corinth, Mississippi with the Lowrey & Dellinger Law Firm.
Trey served as the Vice Chairman of the Alcorn County Republican Party from 1996-2000, where he was responsible for administering Republican primary elections.
Governor Kirk Fordice appointed Trey to the Board of the Tombigbee River Valley Water Management District, where he served from 1996 – 2001. Trey also
served on the Mississippi Republican Executive Committee from 1999 – 2001.
In 2001, Trey joined the Ridgeland-based law firm of Wells, Marble & Hurst, PLLC, where he is now a member. Trey’s practice focuses on litigation and
the representation of businesses and employers, including insurance law, employment discrimination, wage and hour law, Affordable Care Act compliance,
and premises liability. Trey also has expertise in election law, and in that capacity has represented both the Hon. Philip Gunn, now Speaker of the
Mississippi House of Representatives, and the Hon. Phyllis J. Anderson, Chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Trey was named Martindale
Hubbell AV-Preeminent 2013 and 2015 Top Rated Lawyer/Mass Torts, was selected a Mid-South Super Lawyer 2013 and 2014, and was selected by the Mississippi
Business Journal as one of Mississippi’s Top 40 attorneys for Leadership in Law “Class of 2015.”
Trey, his wife, Angie, and son, Jack, have resided in Madison for the past 15 years. They are active members of the Madison Campus of Pinelake Baptist
Church, where Trey is blessed to serve as a Deacon.