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Butler Snow Named to American Bar Association’s Health Law Section Regional Top 10 Law Firm Recognition List

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Health Law Section has recognized Butler Snow in its Seventh Annual Regional Top 10 Law Firm Recognition list. The firm ranked fifth in the South region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

This award individually recognizes the top 10 law firms in each region (Northeast, Southeast and DC, South, Midwest and West) with the highest number of health law lawyer members in the ABA’s Health Law Section as of Aug. 31, 2019.

“We are pleased that the ABA Health Law Section acknowledges our dedication to health law and to our clients,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “The growth that our practice group has experienced over the past several years is allowing us to serve clients across a broader footprint.”

Butler Snow’s health law practice represents clients on a regional and national level, combining its deep expertise in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation with a growing body of regulatory work for hospitals, academic medical centers, ambulatory surgery centers, physician organizations, skilled nursing facilities and other health systems.  The firm handles a wide variety of matters for its health care clients, including mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, government investigations, Anti-kickback, Stark, False Claims, HIPAA, FCPA, certificates of need, clinical trial agreements, and compliance with other federal and state laws. The depth and variety of Butler Snow’s healthcare-related expertise has resulted in the practice being recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 (Mississippi, Tennessee), Chambers USA 2019 (Tennessee) and the Nashville Business Journal. Many of the firm’s attorneys are also ranked individually by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers, among others.

The Health Law Section is the voice of the national health law bar within the ABA. Its members from across the United States represent clients in all segments of the health care industry, including physicians, hospitals and other institutional providers, teaching and research organizations, managed care organizations and other third-party payors, pharmaceutical companies and device manufacturers. In addition, members work in governmental health care programs, federal and state regulatory bodies and the academic community. For more information visit,