Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Robert B. Harwell has joined the firm’s Business Services Group in its Ridgeland office. Harwell will focus his practice on business and commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, business planning and operations, and real estate law.
“Bo is a great addition to the firm and our Business Services Group,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman, Butler Snow. “His experience and business acumen make him a great fit here and add the kind of value and expertise that our clients have come to expect.”
Harwell has experience as general outside counsel for businesses across a variety of industries, including agriculture, equipment, chemical, railroad, restaurant, software, and furniture. He has represented privately held businesses in sales, acquisitions and combination transactions, corporate formations, structuring and organizations. Harwell has also represented industrial and agricultural chemical companies in domestic and international supply and regulatory matters.
Harwell completed his undergraduate education at Auburn University before earning his Juris Doctor at Vanderbilt University. He has been named in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, corporate commercial and in Mid-South Super Lawyers as a Rising Star® in business and corporate law. Harwell is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association and the American Bar Association, where he is the chairman of the real property committee of the young lawyers division.