Butler Snow attorney Christy D. Jones has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal in two of its 2020 Legal Marketplace Analyses. In the Life Sciences – Product Liability 2020 Legal Marketplace Analysis, Christy was recognized as leading practitioner and described by her peers as a “standout trial lawyer.” She was also recognized as a Global Elite Thought Leader in North America in the organization’s Product Liability Defence 2020 Legal Marketplace Analysis for the second consecutive year. Christy has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal for her work in product liability, life sciences and litigation since 2005.
Leading practitioners are highlighted for their impressive work across a range of mandates arising from medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech-related issues. Those recognized as Global Elite Thought Leaders are individuals who received the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources.
Since 1996 Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. In total, Who’s Who Legal features more than 24,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers and 2,500 consulting experts from more than 150 national jurisdictions.
Christy is of counsel to the firm and focuses her practice on pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, as well as professional liability litigation. She has more than 40 years of trial experience, serving as national trial counsel to some of the largest pharmaceutical and consumer product corporations in the world. In many of these instances, she served as lead counsel in bellwether trials. She is a Fellow and past District 6 Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers and is a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and American Board of Trial Advocates.
Christy has been featured as one of Law360’s Female Powerbrokers, and Benchmark Litigation selected her as its 2017 Product Liability Attorney of the Year. She is recognized by a variety of industry organizations, including Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Who’s Who Legal, Lawdragon 500, The Best Lawyers in America and Mid-South Super Lawyers. She received both her undergraduate degree and her Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas.