Blythe Lollar Joins ...

Blythe Lollar Joins Butler Snow’s Labor & Employment Team

October 10, 2023 | by Butler Snow

Butler Snow LLP is pleased to welcome attorney Blythe Lollar to the firm’s Labor & Employment team in the Ridgeland, Mississippi, office.

“Blythe is an experienced litigator who has successfully defended clients in labor and employment matters in both single and multi-plaintiff matters,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “She will be a true asset to the firm and our clients.”

Lollar joins Butler Snow with nearly 10 years of experience, bringing an impressive litigation portfolio that spans across industry sectors, including healthcare, financial services, education, retail, hospitality, and manufacturing. Prior to entering private practice in 2015, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sharion Aycock, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. She offers advice and provides representation to employers before state and federal courts and administrative agencies on a variety of employment law issues, including wage and hour concerns, policy and handbook review, wrongful termination claims, non-competition agreements, and compliance with federal and state employment laws.

In addition to her employment practice, Lollar is also an experienced counselor in the data protection arena known for providing comprehensive services to her clients in assessing and responding to an extensive list of matters involving data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity issues to help comply with federal, state, and international privacy and security laws. She is credentialed with the  International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and is well-versed in risk management, helping private and publicly held companies craft appropriate policies and procedures and successfully navigating privacy/security investigations.

Lollar has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Labor and Employment Law – Management (2021-2023). She was previously recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers® as a “Rising Star” for her work in Employment Litigation: Defense (2022). Additionally, she was named a Top 50 Leader in Law by the Mississippi Business Journal in 2017.

Throughout her career, Lollar has participated in various professional organizations and currently serves as the President of the Mississippi Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Vice-Chair of the Women in the Profession Section of the Mississippi Bar Association, and as a member of the Bar Association for the Fifth Federal Circuit, Capital Area Bar Association, Mississippi Women Lawyers Association, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.

Lollar obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi and her Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Butler Snow’s Labor & Employment practice group represents private and public sector employers throughout the United States in every aspect of the employment relationship. The firm excels in providing counseling, training, litigation defense, traditional labor relations representation, and immigration services for employers.