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Chambers USA Ranks 40 Butler Snow Attorneys as Leaders

Butler Snow is proud to announce that Chambers USA 2015 has ranked 40 of the firm’s attorneys as leaders in their fields.

Chambers USA is one of the most credible and respected sources of information for the legal community,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman of Butler Snow.  “We are honored that our attorneys were recognized as leaders in these fields.”

Chambers USA 2015, an independent and objective publication that recognizes only the most respected legal leaders and firms throughout the country, also ranked the firm in the following categories: Corporate/Commercial (Mississippi), Environment (Mississippi), Labor & Employment (Mississippi and Tennessee), Litigation: General Commercial (Mississippi and Tennessee), Real Estate (Mississippi and Tennessee), Product Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide) and Healthcare (Tennessee).

Rankings are assessed by evaluating technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.

Butler Snow attorneys will appear in Chambers USA 2015 in the following categories:

Nationwide Leader Listings 

Christy D. Jones – Litigation: Trial Lawyers (Nationwide); Product Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide); Product Liability: Pharmaceutical (Nationwide); and Litigation: General Commercial (Mississippi)

Kurt G. Rademacher – Wealth Management: Central Region (Nationwide)

Orlando R. Richmond, Sr. – Product Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)

Mississippi: Multiple Leader Listings

Phil B. Abernethy – Litigation: Construction and Litigation: General Commercial

John C. Henegan – Litigation: Appellate and Litigation: General Commercial

Mississippi: Individual Leader Listings 

Paula Graves Ardelean –Labor & Employment

John A. Brunini – Environment

Don B. Cannada – Real Estate

R. Barry Cannada– Corporate/Commercial

Michael D. Caples – Environment

Donald Clark, Jr. – Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Finance

John F. England – Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Finance

Robert C. Galloway – Litigation: General Commercial

Matthew H. Grenfell – Real Estate

J. Clifford Harrison– Corporate/Commercial: Banking and Finance

Donna Brown Jacobs – Litigation: Appellate

Christopher R. Maddux – Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy

R. Wilson Montjoy, II– Energy & Natural Resources

Luther T. Munford – Litigation: Appellate

E. Barney Robinson, III– Litigation: General Commercial

Stephen W. Rosenblatt – Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy

Phillip S. Sykes – Litigation: General Commercial

Timothy M. Threadgill – Labor & Employment

Thad W. Varner – Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Finance

Edward A. Wilmesherr – Corporate/Commercial: Banking and Finance

Tennessee: Individual Leader Listings 

Kathryn Reed Edge – Banking & Finance: Regulatory

Dan H. Elrod– Healthcare: Regulatory

Gregg C. Gumbert – Real Estate

John C. Hayworth,  - In Memoriam– Litigation: General Commercial

Robert M. Holland, Jr.– Real Estate

David P. Jaqua – Labor & Employment

Gayle Malone, Jr. – Litigation: General Commercial

Randall D. Noel – Litigation: General Commercial

Kara E. Shea – Labor & Employment

Bart N. Sisk – Labor & Employment

J. Mark Tipps – Litigation: General Commercial

Robert L. Trentham – Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense

Robert J. Walker – Litigation: General Commercial

Louisiana: Individual Leader Listings 

Sessions Ault Hootsell, III – Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Alabama: Individual Leader Listings 

T. Kurt Miller – Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory


About Chambers

Since 1999, Chambers has researched the U.S. legal profession, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. Because of its independence and objective research process, Chambers USA is considered to be a cornerstone directory whose listings are given much weight among business leaders selecting legal counsel.