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Butler Snow Named a First Tier Firm in Benchmark Litigation 2017, 10 Attorneys Recognized in annual rankings

Butler Snow is pleased to announce the firm has been ranked as a First Tier Firm nationally in the area of product liability by Benchmark Litigation, a leading national law publication and as a Highly Recommended Firm in Mississippi and Tennessee. Ten of its attorneys have also been recognized in the annual rankings.

Christy D. Jones has been named a Benchmark Litigation Top 100 Trial Lawyer. Additionally, these attorneys have been named Litigation Stars: Robert J. Walker (Tennessee), Gayle Malone, Jr. (Tennessee), J. Mark Tipps (Tennessee), E. Barney Robinson III (Mississippi), John C. Henegan (Mississippi), Kari L. Sutherland (Mississippi), Orlando R. Richmond, Sr. (Mississippi) and William M. Gage (Mississippi).

“We are proud to have been named a First Tier Firm and to have so many of our attorneys recognized by Benchmark Litigation,”said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman, Butler Snow. “These awards underscore the quality of work and dedication to client service that is a hallmark of our firm.”

A First Tier Firm ranking is a national recognition given to firms based on certain practice areas. State Litigation Star awards are distributed to local litigators, who have been commended by numerous clients and peers for being reputable and effective litigators.

Butler Snow was also recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s new section of Multi-State Firms, which is dedicated to firms with a platform spanning multiple jurisdictions and having Litigation Stars in multiple states.

Benchmark Litigation awards are the result of a thorough, six-month research period. Throughout this time, researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading attorneys and firms. In addition, researchers examine recent casework handled by law firms and ask sources to offer their professional opinions on litigators practicing within their state or national areas. Firms cannot pay to be recommended for the guide. Instead, firms are independently offered the opportunity for listing.