• Legal Networks

    Lex Mundi 


    Lex Mundi is an organization of independent law firms providing for the exchange of professional information about the local and global practice and development of law, facilitating and disseminating communications among its members and improving the members' abilities to serve the needs of their respective clients. The Lex Mundi network provides clients with access to the unparalleled global legal resources with its vast network of 160 premier member firms in more than 120 countries and offices in more than 600 business centers.  By working with a Lex Mundi member firm, you can be quickly connected to in-depth local market knowledge and legal expertise practically anywhere your legal needs arise.

    Lex Mundi is an organization of independent law firms providing for the exchange of The members of Lex Mundi shall maintain complete autonomy; shall render professional services to their respective clients on an individual and separate basis; shall not be restricted in referring, handling or accepting cases or in joining other professional organizations; and are not affiliated for the joint practice of law. The bottom line Lex Mundi offers its members is responsive, high-quality legal representation for their clients anywhere in the world. 

    Lex Mundi member firms are leading indigenous full-service law firms.  Unlike local branch offices of international law firms, member firms have developed the expertise most necessary in their jurisdiction.  They have in-depth knowledge of the local laws, customs and judicial system and can apprise clients of the area’s business and political environments.  Locally entrenched, Lex Mundi member firms have forged strong ties with their governments and business communities and are able to help clients successfully navigate the local legal and business terrain.
    Because they are leading  resident firms, Lex Mundi member firms have assembled top-notch lawyers with broad experience and educational backgrounds, many with LLMs and advanced degrees. Our firm representatives are Kurt Rademacher (Business) and Meade Mitchell (Litigation).

     Employment Law Alliance 2012 logo 


    When 3,000 of the finest employment and labor lawyers from more than 50 nations form an alliance dedicated to assisting employers, the result is a powerful legal resource for management: the Employment Law Alliance. With a presence in all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and more than 300 cities around the globe, we are an alliance of creative and innovative lawyers, backed by the strength and resources of some of the world’s finest and most established law firms. Linked together to provide a quick response to clients’ needs and innovative solutions to employment and labor law issues, the Employment Law Alliance is the most comprehensive network of employment and labor law attorneys in the world.

    Butler Snow joined ELA in 2000 as the Mississippi firm and the West Tennessee firm.  In 2004, Butler Snow became the Tennessee firm.  Our firm representatives are Paula Graves Ardelean for Mississippi and David Jaqua and Todd P. Photopulos for Tennessee. 

     Harmonie Group 


    Butler Snow is proud to be the sole Mississippi firm affiliated with The Harmonie Group; a one firm per state, by-invitation-only, national network of law firms providing legal services to corporations, insurance carriers, captive insurance companies, risk retention groups and third party administrators. Our affiliation with like-minded lawyers affords our clients access to a network of recognized trial firms across the country. The Harmonie Group members also benefit from a relationship with the Canadian Litigation Counsel (CLC), a network of 10 Canadian based firms with similar practices, as well as a burgeoning European based network of law firms. The firm’s liaison is Art Spratlin.

     State Law Resources 


    State Law Resources, Inc., is an international network of independent law firms. In the US, State Law Resources Group has one from each state and the District of Columbia. US firms are selected for their experience in government relations and administrative and regulatory law at the state and federal level. Each member firm also has unique public-and private-sector experience. Outside the US, one firm per country is selected for their compatibility with the practice areas of the US firms.  Currently State Law Resources has member firms from Canada and the United Kingdom.
    Most US firms are multi-practice, business-oriented law firms that deal with all branches of state and federal government. The State Law Resources Group network helps businesses, trade associations and public policy coalitions navigate the complex and time-consuming process of managing both legal issues and state government relations. Our Washington, D.C. member provides the same services on federal matters.  Outside the US, member firms are multi-practice, business-oriented law firms that deal with government as is customary in their country.
    State Law Resources Group members maintain strict standards of discretion and client confidentiality. Our firm representatives are Michael Caples and Tommie Cardin.


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