Butler Snow LLP is pleased to announce 215 attorneys have been recognized as the Best Lawyers in America® 2024. The firm also had 18 attorneys recognized as The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” and 52 attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers® 2024: Ones to Watch.
“We congratulate all attorneys recognized in this year’s awards,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “This recognition is a testament to each individual’s commitment, professionalism and dedication to excellence in the legal profession.”
Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in the publication is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor. Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which lawyers confidently evaluate their professional peers. For a complete listing of the 215 Butler Snow attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024, click here.
The Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch (2024 Edition) recognitions are awarded to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. These attorneys have typically been in practice for five to nine years. For a complete listing of the 52 Butler Snow attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch, click here.
The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. The 18 Butler Snow attorneys named to this list are:
Jerry G. Peterson – Public Finance Law
Bradish J. Waring – Bet-the-Company Litigation
Dee P. Wisor – Public Finance Law
Michael B. Hewes – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
John A. Brunini – Environmental Law
J. Clifford Harrison – Commercial Finance Law
Steven M. Hendrix – Corporate Compliance Law
Phillip S. Sykes – Real Estate Litigation
Gilbert C. Van Loon – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
J. Paul Varner – Trusts and Estates
Thad W. Varner – Public Finance Law
James E. Bailey III – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights; Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Geoffrey M. Hirsch – Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Jason G. Yarbro – Commercial Finance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
David L. Johnson – Litigation – ERISA
Melvin J. Malone – Energy Law
Amanda Haynes Young – Government Relations Practice; Insurance Law
Paul V. Cassisa, Jr. – Product Liability Litigation