Super Lawyers® has recognized Butler Snow attorney Lee Adair Floyd in its 2021 edition of Virginia Super Lawyers®. Floyd was named as a Rising Star for Personal Injury – Products: Defense.
Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous process, including a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of lawyers in each state or region are named to the Super Lawyers® list and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers® identifies Rising Stars as those attorneys, 40 years old or younger, who have made exceptional contributions in a particular practice area for 10 years or less.
Floyd focuses her practice on the defense of manufacturers in high exposure product liability claims pending in Virginia and across the United States. She has defended automobile, pharmaceutical and industrial manufacturers as both national and local trial counsel. In addition to her product liability practice, Floyd has substantial experience defending energy producers in mass tort litigation. Her mass tort representation ranges from catastrophic loss claims stemming from industrial explosions to environmental claims arising from alleged groundwater contamination.
Floyd is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the West Virginia State Bar, the Defense Research Institute and the Product Liability Advisory Council. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her Juris Doctor from West Virginia University College of Law.