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U.S. News/ Best Lawyers® Recognizes Butler Snow in “Best Law Firms” Rankings 2014

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2014® has released information that Butler Snow LLP has received 54 tier-one rankings.

Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.  Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

“I am proud of Butler Snow’s ranking in this U.S. News publication,” said Donald Clark Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “We have a strong commitment to client service throughout the firm, and we are honored to be recognized by our clients and peers as leaders in so many practice areas.”

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record.  More than 12,000 attorneys provided more than 330,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,000 clients provided close to 20,000 evaluations.  In addition, to provide personal insight, a new Law Firm Leaders Survey was implemented in the decision-making process.

Butler Snow’s Tier-One Rankings by metropolitan area are:

Gulfport, Miss.

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

Memphis, Tenn.

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law

Nashville, Tenn.

  • Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

Jackson (Ridgeland), Miss.

  • Administrative/ Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Tupelo (Oxford), Miss.

  • Products Liability – Defendants

The 2014 “Best Law Firms” list of Tier 1 rankings will be featured in the “Best Law Firms” standalone publication and distributed later this month.

Best Lawyers®is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world.  For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers®has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties.  Best Lawyers®lists are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe.