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102 Butler Snow Attorneys List in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 10, 2015 | by Butler Snow

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that 74 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers, and 28 have been selected as Mid-South Rising Stars.

“We are proud of each and every Butler Snow attorney that has been selected for the 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers list,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman, Butler Snow. “Their inclusion is testament to the depth and expertise we strive to offer our clients.”

The 74 attorneys listed as 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers are:


Robert C. Galloway, Business Litigation

Michael B. Hewes, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Michael C. McCabe, Jr., Business Litigation

Paul S. Murphy, Bankruptcy: Business


James E. Bailey, III, Bankruptcy: Business

Charles C. Harrell, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Frank M. Holbrook, Business Litigation

Eric E. Hudson, Class Action

David P. Jaqua, Employment & Labor

Melody McAnally, Business Litigation

Charles F. (Chip) Morrow, Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense

Randall D. Noel, Business Litigation

Amy M. Pepke, Civil Litigation: Defense

Todd P. Photopulos, Employment & Labor

Daniel W. Van Horn, Business Litigation

Joseph ​B. Walker, Estate & Probate


Kathryn Reed Edge, Banking

John C. Hayworth,  – In Memoriam, Business Litigation

G. Brian Jackson, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

David L. Johnson, Employment & Labor

Gayle Malone, Jr., Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Taylor B. Mayes, Business Litigation

Anita Modak-Truran, Entertainment & Sports

William R. O’Bryan, Jr., Jr., Business Litigation

T. Harold Pinkley, Employee Litigation: Defense

Kara E. Shea, Employment & Labor

Robert L. Trentham, Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense

Robert J. Walker, Business Litigation

William S. Walton, Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense

Joseph F. Welborn, III, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff


Paul V. Cassisa, Jr., Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Kari L. Sutherland, Personal Injury – Products: Defense


Phil B. Abernethy, Construction Litigation

Paula Graves Ardelean, Employment & Labor

P. Ryan Beckett, Business Litigation

Lucien L. Bourgeois, Government Finance

Fred E. (Trey) Bourn, III, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Don B. Cannada, Real Estate

Tommie S. Cardin, Administrative Law

Donald Clark, Jr., Government Finance

John A. (Jack) Crawford, Jr.., Business Litigation

Paul N. Davis, Business Litigation

Richard M. Dye, General Litigation

John F. England, Government Finance

William M. Gage, Personal Injury – General: Defense

Mark W. Garriga, Administrative Law

Charles E. Griffin, Business Litigation

John C. Henegan, Business Litigation

Daniel G. Hise, Gaming

Jetson G. Hollingsworth, Securities & Corporation Finance

Chad R. Hutchinson, Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense

Donna Brown Jacobs, Appellate

Alyson Bustamante Jones, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Christy D. Jones, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Brian C. Kimball, Business Litigation

Christopher R. Maddux, Bankruptcy: Business

Michael E. McWilliams, Business Litigation

Robert A. Miller, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Meade W. Mitchell, Class Action

Lem E. Montgomery, III, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Luther T. Munford, Appellate

Orlando R. Richmond, Sr., Personal Injury – Products: Defense

E. Barney Robinson, III, Business Litigation

Stephen W. Rosenblatt, Bankruptcy: Business

Arthur D. Spratlin, Jr., Transportation/Maritime

Phillip S. Sykes, Business Litigation

Ronald G. Taylor, Real Estate

Timothy M. Threadgill, Employee Litigation: Defense

James B. Tucker, Criminal defense: White Collar

J. Paul Varner, Tax

Thad W. Varner, Government Finance

Benjamin M. Watson, Business Litigation

Joshua J. Wiener, Business Litigation

Edward A. Wilmesherr, Banking

The 28 attorneys selected as 2015 Mid-South Rising Stars are:


Meta C. Danzey, Personal Injury – Products: Defense


Paula Proctor Daniel, Business/Corporate

Hemant Gupta, Intellectual Property

Michael C. McLaren, Business Litigation

Gadson William (Will) Perry, Business Litigation

Scott B. Shanker, Health Care


Jason W. Callen, Business Litigation

B. Hart Knight, Environmental

Charles I. Malone, General Litigation

Lauren Patten, Business Litigation

Erin Palmer Polly, Civil Litigation: Defense

Beth W. Sims, Banking

Adam G. Smith, Mergers & Acquisitions

Travis B. Swearingen, Business Litigation


John H. Dollarhide, Business Litigation

Mark A. Dreher, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Matthew H. Grenfell, Real Estate

Robert B. Harwell, Business/Corporate

Elizabeth Lambert Clark, Government Finance

Kyle V. Miller, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Christopher D. Morris, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Kenneth A. Primos, III, Business/Corporate

Keishunna R. Webster, General Litigation

Adam J. Spicer, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Ashley Nader Stubbs, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

William P. (Will) Thomas, Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Ashley N. Wicks, Tax

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 selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries.