Maggie is a member of Butler Snow’s Commercial Litigation group. Prior to joining Butler Snow, Maggie served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Diane K. Vescovo, Chief Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, and the Honorable Bernice B. Donald, Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Maggie handles a wide variety of litigation-related disputes in both state and federal courts, including contract disputes, business torts, insurance claims and coverage issues, non-compete agreements, and employment disputes.   

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2018
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Tennessee: Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 6th Circuit

Civic Involvement

  • White Station High School Mock Trial, Volunteer Coach, 2017-Present
  • New Memphis Institute, Embark, 2021

Education & Honors

  • University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2018
    • Senior Articles Editor, The University of Memphis Law Review Vol. 49
    • Best Case Comment, The University of Memphis Law Review Vol. 48
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Property I, Health Law, Products Liability, Debtor-Creditor Law, Trial Advocacy
    • Freshman Moot Court Competition Champion and Best Oral Advocate
    • Dean’s Award for Excellence: Best Memorandum, Best Brief, Best Oral Advocate
    • Dean’s Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award
    • Public Action Law Society, Vice President
    • National Mock Trial Team, Competitor 
  • Rhodes College, B.A., History, cum laude, 2014
    • Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
    • Rhodes College Mock Trial; 2013 National Championship Tournament, Fifth Place; 2013 Mock Trial Opening Round Championship Series, Best Attorney Award; 2010 Duke Mock Trial Invitational, Best Witness Award
    • Rhodes Student Associate Program; Student Employment Coordinator, 2012-2014; Student Associate of the Year, 2014
  • Clerkship, ​Honorable Bernice B. Donald, ​Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2019-2020
  • Clerkship, ​Honorable Diane K. Vescovo, ​Chief Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, 2018-2019

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Author, “Unclear Boundaries: Rye v. Women’s Care Ctr. of Memphis, MPLLC and the Transformation of Tennessee’s Summary Judgment Standard,” 47 U. Mem. L. Rev. 981, (2018). 
  • Author, “Do As I Say (Not As I Do): Tennessee’s Appellate Standard of Review of Expert Witness Qualifications in Health Care Liability Actions,” 48 U. Mem. L. Rev. 545, (2017).