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Butler Snow’s Lee Adair Floyd Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List for Fourth Year

Benchmark Litigation has recognized Butler Snow attorney Lee Adair Floyd on its 2021 40 & Under Hot List for the fourth consecutive year.

Floyd is part of the firm’s Products, Catastrophic & Industrial Litigation practice group in the Richmond, Virginia office. She provides expert counsel to manufacturers in high exposure product liability claims in Virginia and throughout the United States. Floyd works primarily with automobile, pharmaceutical and industrial manufacturers providing defense counsel nationally and locally. She also provides trial counsel for energy producers in mass tort litigation ranging from catastrophic loss to environmental claims.

“Lee is a vital leader of our Products, Catastrophic & Industrial Litigation practice, so we are pleased that Benchmark Litigation has recognized her accomplishments—for four years running,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “She has been instrumental in growing the practice and garnered the respect of her colleagues and clients for her outstanding client service and counsel.”

Floyd is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the West Virginia State Bar, the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and the Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC). She previously served as the West Virginia Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division President and is a member of DRI’s Products Liability Subcommittee. Floyd received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her Juris Doctor from West Virginia University College of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the West Virginia Law Review.

Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List honors individuals at the partner level who have played a role in their firm’s most noteworthy recent cases as well as earned praise from clients and peers for their work quality. Honorees are chosen through an extensive process encompassing six months of research into the litigator’s professional activities and client feedback surveys and interviews. The recipients are the country’s most distinguished litigation attorneys. Founded in 2007, Benchmark Litigation strives to provide the most accurate and comprehensive coverage of the U.S. and Canadian litigation markets.