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Butler Snow Adds 15 Total Attorneys Across Six Offices

Butler Snow has added 15 total attorneys across six offices, including Birmingham, Ala., Nashville, Tenn., Memphis, Tenn., Ridgeland, Miss., Richmond, Va. and Denver.

“We are excited and proud to have such a talented group of attorneys join our firm to further strengthen our offices and practice areas as we continue our growth,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow.

Birmingham, Ala.

Miriam Biffle Santo and Jorge A. Solis have joined the firm’s Birmingham, Ala. office. Santo will practice with the firm’s business services group, and Solis will practice with the firm’s tort, transportation and specialized litigation group.

Santo received her bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama, where she was an articles editor for the Alabama Law Review. She also interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Alabama in 2017.

Solis received his bachelor’s degree from Troy University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served as managing editor for the Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review. In 2017, he completed an externship with Judge L. Scott Coogler in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Nashville, Tenn.

James H. Maners, Jianne D. McDonald, Wilson Roe Moore and Alexandra M. Ortiz have joined the firm’s Nashville, Tenn. office. Maners and Ortiz will practice with the firm’s commercial litigation group, McDonald will practice with the firm’s health law group and Moore will practice with the firm’s business services group.

Maners received his bachelor’s degrees from Clemson University, his MBA from the College of Charleston and his Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University.

McDonald received her bachelor’s degree from Fisk University and her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law where she was a member of the senior editorial board of the Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal. She also interned with Judge Pamela L. Reeves in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Moore received his bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee. During his time in law school, he served as the student materials editor of the Tennessee Law Review.

Ortiz received her bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and her Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and served as the notes development editor for Vanderbilt Law Review. Most recently, she clerked for Chief Judge Thomas A. Varlan of the Eastern District of Tennessee.

Memphis, Tenn.

Katelyn R. Ashton, Brande L. Boyd, Dawn M. Campbell and Andrew B. Schrack have joined the firm’s Memphis, Tenn. office. Ashton will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation group, Boyd will practice with the firm’s business services group, Campbell will practice with the firm’s health law group and Schrack will practice with the firm’s commercial litigation group.

Ashton received her bachelor’s degree from Freed-Hardeman University and her Juris Doctor from Savannah Law School, where she served as the editor-in-chief of Savannah Law Review. Most recently, she clerked for Chief Judge S. Thomas Anderson in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

Boyd received her bachelor’s, MBA and Juris Doctor from the University of Memphis. She also clerked for Judge Felicia Corbin Johnson of the Circuit Court Division 1 from 2018 to 2019.

Campbell’s practice will focus on healthcare regulatory, operational and transactional matters, including federal Stark and anti-kickback laws and HIPPA privacy and security. She attended the University of Memphis, receiving both her bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from the university. Most recently, she clerked for Judge Bernice B. Donald in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Schrack received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Memphis and his Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the Tennessee Journal of Law and Policy. In 2018, he interned with Judge Julia S. Gibbons in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and completed an externship with Judge D. Kelly Thomas, Jr. in the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals.

Ridgeland, Miss.

Caroline C. Loveless, Samuel J. Noblin and M. Elizabeth Roper have joined Butler Snow’s Ridgeland, Miss. office. Loveless will practice with the firm’s tort, transportation and specialized litigation group, Noblin will practice with the firm’s public finance, tax incentives and credit markets group and Roper will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation group.

Loveless received her bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi, where she served as the notes and comments editor of the Mississippi Law Journal.

Noblin’s practice will focus on municipal bonds, new markets tax credits, opportunity zones, public finance and economic development incentives. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Mississippi, his MBA from Loyola University and his Juris Doctor from the Mississippi College School of Law, where he served at the associate editor of the Mississippi College Law Review.

Roper received her bachelor’s degree from Mississippi College and a master’s degree from the Reformed Theological Seminary. She received her Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University Law School and clerked for Judge William J. Zloch in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida from 2012 to 2019.

Richmond, Va.

John P. Brown has joined the firm’s Richmond, Va. office. He will practice with the firm’s product liability, toxic tort and environmental group.

Brown attended the U.S. Naval Academy and served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2006 to 2013, receiving three Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medals. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond School of Law and clerked for the Circuit Court of Henrico County, Judge Randolph A. Beales in the Court of Appeals of Virginia and Judge Henry E. Hudson in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Denver

Dalton L. Kelley has joined the firm’s Denver office. He will practice with the firm’s public finance, tax incentives and credit markets practice group.

Kelley received his bachelor’s degree and MPA from California State University, Bakersfield, then earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver. He served as an article editor for the University of Denver’s Water Law Review.