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Andrea La’Verne Edney Elected to Origin Bancorp Board of Directors

Butler Snow attorney Andrea La'Verne Edney is one of two newly elected members of Origin Bancorp’s board of directors. Edney was elected by stockholders at the company’s annual meeting on April 28.

Origin is a financial holding company headquartered in Ruston, Louisiana. Origin’s wholly owned bank subsidiary, Origin Bank, was founded in 1912. Deeply rooted in Origin’s history is a culture committed to providing personalized, relationship banking to its clients and communities. Origin provides a broad range of financial services to businesses, municipalities, high net worth individuals and retail clients. Origin currently operates 44 banking centers located from Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, Texas across North Louisiana and into Mississippi. For more information, visit

Edney practices within the pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation group. With more than 24 years of litigation experience, she has significant trial experience in state and federal courts in Mississippi and other states and has tried to verdict numerous cases. She has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America® since 2016 and recognized by Super Lawyers®, Chambers USA and Benchmark Litigation. In 2018, she was honored as Lawyer of the Year by the Mississippi College School of Law.

Edney is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, International Society of Barristers, American College of Trial Lawyers and the Mississippi Bar Foundation. She is a member of the Mississippi, American, Capital Area, Fifth Circuit and Tennessee Bar Associations. Edney received her undergraduate degree from Alcorn State University and her Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law.