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Butler Snow Attorney Erin Palmer Polly Named to Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

Butler Snow attorney Erin Palmer Polly has been selected to become a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC).

FDCC membership is limited, selective and by nomination only. Election is by the board of directors upon recommendation of an independent admissions committee charged with the responsibility of making a careful investigation into the qualifications of each nominee to insure that those selected have distinguished themselves professionally. Current membership is slightly more than 1,400 and includes members from each of the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe, Puerto Rico and other areas.

“We congratulate Erin on this significant and well-deserved honor,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “She is a talented attorney and a valued member of our firm. This recognition reinforces her high-caliber legal work and her commitment to our profession.”

Polly is a member of Butler Snow’s commercial litigation practice group and focuses her practice on commercial litigation, civil rights, professional liability and general litigation. She frequently represents companies and individuals in matters involving civil rights, professional liability claims, personal injury lawsuits and breaches of contract. Polly has been recognized by Best Lawyers® for commercial litigation and personal injury litigation – defendants, by Super Lawyers® as a Mid-South Rising Star in civil litigation – defense and as a Mid-South Super Lawyer in civil litigation – defense and by Martindale-Hubbell® with an AV-Preeminent Peer Review rating. She was also named a Top 40 Under 40 and a Best of the Bar by the Nashville Business Journal and received the pro bono leadership award in 2014 from Legal Aid Society’s Volunteer Lawyers Program for her work with the organization.

Polly is a fellow of the Tennessee Bar Foundation and the Nashville Bar Foundation, and an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association, the Nashville Bar Association, the Harry Phillips American Inn of Court and the Marion Griffin Chapter of the Lawyers’ Association for Women. She received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Maryville College and her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Tennessee.