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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 on its Eighth Annual Regional Top 10 Law Firm Recognition list. This award recognizes the top 10 law firms in each region (Northeast, Southeast and DC, South, Midwest and West) with the highest number of attorneys in the ABA’s Health Law Section as of Aug. 31, 2020. The firm ranked fifth in the South region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

“We have strategically grown our firm’s health law expertise over the past several years to serve our clients on a broader scale, and it continues to be a thriving part of Butler Snow,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow.

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 health care-related expertise has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2020 (Tennessee), Chambers USA 2020 (Tennessee) and the Nashville Business Journal. Many of the firm’s attorneys are also ranked individually by The Best Lawyers in America®, Chambers USA 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,