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William McDonald Plosser Joins Butler Snow in Memphis

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that W. McDonald Plosser has joined the firm’s Memphis office. Plosser will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation practice group.

Plosser’s previous experience primarily focused on health care, transportation-related, and premises liability litigation. He has represented clients against medical malpractice cases, trucking and automotive liability claims, and breach of contract cases.

Plosser earned his undergraduate degree from Rhodes College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis. During his tenure at the University of Memphis, Plosser served as the senior notes editor for the University of Memphis Law Review. He also acted as a Federal Bar Association student representative.

Plosser is admitted to practice in Tennessee and the U.S. District Court of Tennessee: western.

With increasingly complex regulatory and policy challenges in the pharmaceutical, medical device and health care industry, comes the corresponding need for businesses to have at their disposal sound legal guidance and effective counsel to manage ongoing legal exposure and resultant multi-district litigation.  Butler Snow’s pharmaceutical, medical device and health care industry team provides clients with a comprehensive, multidisciplinary legal team to minimize legal exposure, litigate through resolution and handle crisis management. Few firms in the United States have been called upon as often as Butler Snow firm to serve as local, regional or national counsel in significant pharmaceutical, medical device and health care cases. Butler Snow’s litigators play leading roles in federal multi-district proceedings and try a broad range of cases, including bellwether cases.

Butler Snow’s attorneys are experienced in responding to regulatory, compliance and policy challenges. Butler Snow’s team of litigators tries cases to verdict in state and federal courts and on appeal in virtually every state and numerous foreign countries.  Butler Snow regularly leads trial teams in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the country. The firm has significant experience with complex cases involving a broad array of products and medical devices brought by single plaintiffs and more often class actions, involving anywhere from hundreds to thousands of plaintiffs.