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Melody McAnally Selected for Tennessee Bar Association’s 2017 Leadership Law Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 15, 2017 – Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Melody McAnally has been selected to participate in the Tennessee Bar Association’s 2017 Leadership Law program.

McAnally was among 35 other attorneys chosen from across Tennessee to participate in the TBA’s 2017 Leadership Law program. The class will meet for its first session in January, and spend six months learning about leadership in the legal profession, issues in the courts, policymaking in state government and the importance of community service.

“We are very proud of Melody on her selection to the Leadership Law program,” said Don Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “Melody continues to prove herself a true leader in law, and continuously fosters excellent client relations for our firm.”

Now in its 14th year, Leadership Law is designed to equip Tennessee lawyers with the vision, knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders in their profession and local communities.

McAnally is a member of Butler Snow’s commercial litigation group and focuses her practice on financial services litigation, data privacy and security, and product liability defense.  McAnally is a regular contributor to Butler Snow’s commercial litigation blog,, on data privacy and security issues. She is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She has been recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers® in business litigation and Mid-South Rising Stars® in business litigation. The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel named McAnally a top rated lawyer in commercial litigation in 2013. McAnally received her undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Mississippi College where she was Editor-in-Chief of Law Review.

McAnally is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Mississippi and Tennessee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and 6th Circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, Association of Women Attorneys, and Mississippi Bar Association.