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Butler Snow and Christy Jones Shortlisted for the Legal Media Group Life Sciences Annual Awards

We are pleased to announce that Butler Snow has been shortlisted for the Legal Media Group Life Sciences Annual Awards – for product liability firm of the year. Additionally, Christy D. Jones has been shortlisted as product liability attorney of the year.

The Legal Media Group (LMG) Life Sciences Annual Awards will take place on Sept. 13 in New York.

LMG Life Sciences highlights firms that specialize in four main practice areas and lists Life Sciences Stars based upon on reviewing nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys clients and leading lawyers, in addition to reviewing public information.

Christy focuses her practice on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, and she has more than 30 years of trial experience, serving as national trial counsel to some of the largest pharmaceutical and consumer product corporations in the world. In many of these instances, she served as lead counsel in bellwether trials. She is a Fellow and past District 6 Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and is a member of International Academy of Trial Lawyers and American Board of Trial Advocates.

Christy has been featured as one of Law360’s Female Powerbrokers, and Benchmark Litigation selected her as its 2017 Product Liability Attorney of the Year.  She is recognized by a variety of industry organizations, including Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence, Lawdragon 500, The Best Lawyers in America, and Mid-South Super Lawyers.  She received both her undergraduate degree and her Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas.

The LMG Life Sciences recognition is one of many Butler Snow’s product liability team has received recently. The firm was highlighted as one of the USA’s leading product liability firms in Who’s Who Legal: Product Liability Defence 2017, and ranked as a leading core firm for the pharmaceutical industry in the BTI Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18 Industries list. The firm was also ranked nationwide in 2017 by The Legal 500: US for Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense and Chambers USA for Product Liability Litigation. Many of the firm’s product liability attorneys are ranked individually by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500: US, Who’s Who Legal:  Product Liability Defence, and Super Lawyers.