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Butler Snow Named Top Firm of the Year

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC has been named Mississippi Firm of the Year at the Benchmark Litigation Annual Awards-South, one of the go-to industry standards for identifying the leading litigation firms and attorneys in the United States and Canada.

Butler Snow was also among three finalists for Case of the Year in Mississippi based on the firm’s work as lead counsel on Rosenberg v. Merck, a products liability case which ruled in Merck’s favor.

In addition, attorney Christy D. Jones, Chair of Butler Snow’s Litigation Department, was nominated for Top Litigator of the Year in Mississippi.

“Butler Snow is honored by this recognition from Benchmark Litigation.  We have represented clients across the nation for years in significant litigation and we are proud of the reputation we have earned in working with our clients and peers.  With a culture of teamwork and our focus on client service excellence, we believe that we are well positioned in the marketplace,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow.

Butler Snow’s Litigation Group boasts attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, Chambers USA, Who’s Who Among International Product Liability Lawyers and who are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Butler Snow also has significant experience handling multiple cases in different jurisdictions, as the firm increasingly serves as regional or national coordinating counsel.

The Benchmark Litigation Annual Awards – South based its selection upon peer review and research conducted by Benchmark’s research team from November 2011 to January 2012. Awards were presented in each of the 14 southern states including: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Benchmark Litigation’s inaugural Annual Awards – South were presented at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in downtown Atlanta, on March 8, 2012.

The Benchmark brand of guides and products is published by Euromoney Institutional Investor. It was conceived in 2007 and first went to press in 2008. Since that time, Benchmark has become known as the go-to industry standard for identifying the leading litigation firms and attorneys in the US and Canada.