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Richmond Named One of Mississippi’s Top 100 Litigation Attorneys

Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC (Butler Snow) Attorney Orlando R. Richmond, Sr. has been named  one of the Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Mississippi for 2013 by the American Society of Legal Advocates(ASLA).

“Rod is an outstanding attorney and we couldn’t be more proud to have him representing Butler Snow with this honor,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “The work he has put into becoming a top-notch attorney combined with his propensity for giving back to his community is certainly what we look for in all of our attorneys.”

Richmond is a member of the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Industry Team.  He has focused his practice on drug and medical devices, product liability law, medical liability defense and personal injury law. Richmond is an AV-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, was named among The Best Lawyers in America under the Product Liability Litigation division, was named in Mid-South Super Lawyers for the Personal Injury: Defense, Products division, and has been named twice as a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Magnolia Bar Association, the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Capital Area Bar Association, and the Mississippi Bar Association where he served on the Bench-Bar Liaison Committee, the Executive Committee of the Workers’ Compensation Section, and as Past President of the Litigation/General Practice Section. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Jackson State University and his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University.

ASLA is an invitation-only legal organization comprised of the nation’s most skilled lawyers.  It was founded by a team of lawyers with one central purpose in mind – to identify and help promote only the most outstanding legal talent throughout the country. With this mission, ASLA invites lawyers with stellar legal credentials and a proven commitment to community engagement, leadership, and the highest professional standards.