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Benchmark Litigation Recognizes 2 Butler Snow Attorneys on its 40 & Under Hot List

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Lee Adair Floyd and Kyle V. Miller have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List.

“It is such an honor to be recognized by this prestigious publication. Lee and Kyle are leaders in our firm and in the industry,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “Their hard work has earned them great respect among their community and this recognition illustrates that.”

This is the third year Benchmark’s 40 & Under Hot List has been published. The attorneys named to the list have been deemed the most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the U.S. and Canada by their peers and clients.

Lee Floyd, attorney at Butler Snow

Floyd focuses her practice on automotive product litigation and industrial disasters. She routinely represents publicly traded companies in high exposure personal injury litigation across the United States. Floyd has been honored by Super Lawyers® as a Virginia Rising Star for personal injury products defense and by Benchmark Litigation as a member of the team selected as the nationwide product liability firm of the year.

Floyd is a member of the Defense Research Institute, West Virginia State Bar and Virginia State Bar. Floyd received her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and her Juris Doctor from West Virginia University College of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the West Virginia Law Review.

Kyle Miller, attorney at Butler Snow

Miller serves as the chair of Butler Snow’s energy and environmental task force where he regularly defends clients in class action, catastrophic loss, product liability and consumer protection litigation. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers® as a Mid-South Rising Star for personal injury products defense and is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Miller is a member of the Mississippi Bar Association, American Bar Association, Institute for Energy Law, Defense Research Institute, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association and the Capital Area Bar Association. He received bachelor’s degree for the University of Southern Mississippi and his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University Law School.

Attorneys named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2018 publication were chosen through several phases of research. The extensive process, which encompasses six months of research into the litigators’ professional activities, as well as client feedback surveys and interviews, has culminated in the selection of the country’s most distinguished attorneys in the world of litigation.

Founded in 2007, Benchmark Litigation strives to provide the most accurate and comprehensive coverage of the U.S. and Canadian litigation markets. Benchmark Litigation is the only publication in the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the U.S.