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U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Recognizes Butler Snow in “Best Law Firms” Rankings 2021®

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has recognized Butler Snow in its recent release of “Best Law Firms” 2021®. The firm received six national rankings, 90 metropolitan tier 1 rankings, 42 metropolitan tier 2 rankings and 26 metropolitan tier 3 rankings.

Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving such ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

“We are honored and proud to receive this significant recognition from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® across multiple practice areas and offices,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “Our attorneys continuously strive to provide our clients with the highest level of service and expertise, and these rankings demonstrate that commitment.”

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metropolitan region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers® in that particular practice area and metropolitan region.

Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, professionalism and integrity.

Butler Snow received six national rankings, including a tier 1 ranking in public finance law, a tier 2 ranking in commercial litigation, corporate law and mass tort litigation/class actions – defendants and a tier 3 ranking in real estate law and tax law.

The firm’s metropolitan rankings were in the following locations and practice areas:

Tier 1:

Atlanta

Public Finance Law

Austin, Texas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Government Relations Practice

Baton Rouge, La.

Banking and Finance Law

Gaming Law

Birmingham, Ala.

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Real Estate Law

Tax Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Charleston, S.C.

Commercial Litigation

Colorado

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Public Finance Law

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Gulfport, Miss.

Banking and Finance Law

Insurance Law

Litigation – Banking & Finance

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Jackson, Miss.

Appellate Practice

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Commercial Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Communications Law

Copyright Law

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Economic Development Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Employment Law – Management

Environmental Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Government Relations Practice

Labor Law – Management

Litigation – Antitrust

Litigation – Banking & Finance

Litigation – Construction

Litigation – First Amendment

Litigation – Insurance

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Litigation – Real Estate

Litigation – Securities

Litigation – Tax

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Municipal Law

Oil & Gas Law

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Public Finance Law

Real Estate Law

Tax Law

Trademark Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Memphis, Tenn.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Commercial Transactions/UCC Law

Corporate Law

Employment Law – Management

Health Care Law

Litigation – Banking & Finance

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Real Estate Law

Nashville, Tenn.

Administrative/Regulatory Law

Antitrust Law

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Communications Law

Employment Law – Management

Financial Services Regulation Law

Government Relations Practice

Insurance Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Litigation – ERISA

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Real Estate Law

New York City

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Public Finance Law

Tupelo, Miss.

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Wilmington, N.C.

Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Tier 2:

Austin, Texas

Administrative/Regulatory Law

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Baton Rouge, La.

Family Law

Litigation – Trusts & Estates

Trusts & Estates Law

Birmingham, Ala.

Corporate Law

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Charleston, S.C.

Appellate Practice

Colorado

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Jackson, Miss.

Closely-Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

Media Law

Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Project Finance Law

Transportation Law

Memphis, Tenn.

Labor Law – Management

Litigation – Construction

Litigation – Trusts & Estates

Tax Law

Trademark Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Montgomery, Ala.

Commercial Litigation

Nashville, Tenn.

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Finance Law

Corporate Law

Economic Development Law

Energy Law

Health Care Law

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Trademark Law

New Orleans

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Wilmington, N.C.

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation – Insurance

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Tier 3:

Baton Rouge, La.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Real Estate Law

Birmingham, Ala.

Commercial Transactions/UCC Law

Public Finance Law

Boston

Public Finance Law

Charleston, S.C.

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Insurance Law

Colorado

Gaming Law

Tax Law

Jackson, Miss.

Energy Law

Litigation – Intellectual Property

Mediation

Natural Resources Law

Montgomery, Ala.

Insurance Law

Nashville, Tenn.

Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television

Environmental Law

Labor Law – Management

Litigation – Environmental

New Orleans

Administrative/Regulatory Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Richmond, Va.

Banking and Finance Law

Project Finance Law