Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC (Butler Snow) attorney P. Ryan Beckett has been named to the PORTICO 10. For the third year, PORTICO magazine has recognized the top ten outstanding young lawyers in the metro Jackson area who are nominated by their peers and vetted by a panel of judges.
“I am very proud of Ryan and this distinguished honor,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “Ryan has a bright future ahead of him and I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this award.”
As a member of Butler Snow’s Commercial Litigation Group and Energy Industry Team, Beckett focuses on energy litigation, elections and governmental litigation, and general business and commercial litigation, including antitrust, banking and consumer lending, sales practices, consumer protection and fraud, unfair competition and trade secrets. Over his more than 13 years in practice, Beckett has successfully defended numerous business and commercial cases, obtained favorable verdicts at trial, and successfully handled appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Beckett is AV-rated by his peers through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available, and has been listed for several years as a Mid-South Rising Star in business litigation by Super Lawyers. In 2011, he was named to the Mississippi Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40.