Stephen P. Huwe practices within Butler Snow’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Health Care Group. Stephen’s practice is largely centered on preparing and defending company and expert witnesses in medical device and pharmaceutical cases. He is recognized by Best Lawyers in America® as one of its “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation and Health Care Law and was a member of the Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum. Stephen also currently serves as a judge advocate in the U.S. Air Force Reserve. 

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 2011
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Mississippi: Northern, Southern
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit
    • Court of Appeals of the Armed Forces

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation, 2021-2022
    • Ones to Watch, Health Care Law, 2021-2022
  • Mississippi Bar Leadership Forum, Class of 2018
  • Charles Clark American Inn of Court, 2012-2015
  • Assistant Staff Judge Advocate (JAG), U.S. Air Force Reserves, Hurlburt Field, FL, 2016-Present
  • Public Affairs Officer, Mississippi Air National Guard, 2006-2016
  • Field Artillery, Mississippi Army National Guard, 2001-2006

Education & Honors

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011
    • Associate Articles Editor, Mississippi Law Journal
    • Staff Editor, Journal of Space Law
  • Mississippi College, B.S., Business Administration, cum laude, 2005
    • Army ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate

Experience

  • Stephen practiced as an in-house attorney at a regional bank where he focused his practice on fiduciary litigation and risk management. 
  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of an aerial lift manufacturer in a wrongful death, products liability suit in the Circuit Court of Lauderdale County, Mississippi.
  • Assisted in obtaining summary judgment on behalf of a restaurant in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi on a Title VII harassment and discrimination case.
  • Successfully represented property developer on appeal following summary judgment in breach of contract action. 

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Co-Author, “The Case for Non-Retained Expert Witnesses,” Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 14, No. 1, February 2021.
  • Speaker, “Hot Topics in Life Sciences Litigation,” 2019 MedMarc Annual Broker Meeting, Las Vegas, Nev., February 8, 2019.