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U.S. News / Best Lawyers Recognizes Butler Snow in “Best Law Firms” Rankings 2016

Butler Snow is pleased to announce it received 74 tier-one rankings from U.S. NewsBest Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2016®.

The 2016 “Best Law Firms” list recognizes firms for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Firms included in the rankings display a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

“I am proud of Butler Snow’s performance in this U.S. News – Best Lawyers ranking,” said Donald Clark, Jr.., Chairman, Butler Snow. “We advocate a strong commitment to client service throughout the firm, and are honored to be recognized by our clients and peers as leaders in so many diverse 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 nearly 7,000 clients provided close to 20,000 evaluations.  In addition, a new law firm leaders survey was implemented in the decision-making process to provide personal insight.

Butler Snow received a National Tier 1 ranking in public finance law and 73 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in the following locations:

 Birmingham

Commercial Litigation

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Tax Law

Gulfport, Mississippi

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Banking & Finance

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendant

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Real Estate Law

Jackson (Ridgeland), Mississippi

Appellate Practice

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Commercial Litigation

Commercial Transactions/UCC Law

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

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 – Labor & Employment

Litigation – Real Estate

Litigation – Tax

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Public Finance Law

Real Estate Law

Tax Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Memphis, Tennessee

Commercial Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Employment Law – Management

Health Care Law

Labor Law – Management

Litigation – Banking & Finance

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Real Estate Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Nashville, Tennessee

Administrative/Regulatory Law

Antitrust Law

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law – Management

Financial Services Regulation Law

Government Relations Practice

Insurance Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Litigation – Labor and Employment

Litigation – Securities

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Real Estate Law

New Orleans

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

New York

Products Liability Litigation – Defendants

Tupelo (Oxford), Mississippi

Products Liability – Defendants

Best Lawyers® is one of the oldest and most respected attorney ranking services 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.