Butler Snow LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Daniel W. Van Horn has been selected to serve on the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America for a term of 2023-2026. As an Eagle Scout and former Council President for the Chickasaw Boy Scouts of America, Van Horn brings a wide range of expertise and a wealth of knowledge to the organization’s work.
The National Council of the Boy Scouts of America supports the organization by voting on key changes and improvements to the Boy Scouts of America across the United States. Each chosen national council member must be nominated from local councils across the country and possess the skills, experience and knowledge of local council considerations.
“We congratulate Danny on his recent election to serve as a member of the National Executive Board for the Boy Scouts of America,” said Christopher R. Maddux, chair of Butler Snow. “This leadership role represents a dedication to building community and giving back to an organization that played a significant role in his life.”
At Butler Snow, Danny Van Horn is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group and is an experienced trial attorney focusing on a range of complex commercial matters. He has obtained successful verdicts and arbitration awards for clients in unfair business practices, breaches of contract, intellectual property disputes, real estate litigation and insurance coverage cases, as well as disputes concerning closely held and highly regulated businesses. Van Horn regularly tries cases and arbitrations in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi. He has tried an arbitration or case in 16 states and three foreign countries. Van Horn is known for being a practical problem solver and possessing a keen legal understanding of business objectives when working with clients.
Van Horn is AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and his work has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in Commercial Litigation and Banking and Finance Litigation and Mid-South Super Lawyers®. In 2020, he was named to the Memphis Business Journal’s Best of the Bar. Van Horn has served in leadership roles for the American Bar Association (Chair of the Section of Litigation 2022-2023), the Standing Committee on Membership (Chair 2013-2016) and the Tennessee Bar Association (President 2011-2012).
He is also a member of the American Law Institute, the Arkansas Bar Association, the Memphis Bar Association, and the Mississippi Bar Association. He was previously a member of the Commission for Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession (2019 – 2021).
Danny Van Horn received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and earned his Juris Doctor from the Vanderbilt University Law School.