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117 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers®

By November 11, 2013 No Comments

RIDGELAND, Miss., Nov. 11, 2013 – Butler Snow LLP is pleased to announce that 89 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers®, and 28 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected as Mid-South Rising Stars.

“We are very proud of the number of attorneys from our firm and our various offices who have been recognized for their work by Super Lawyers,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “Our attorneys continue to enhance the delivery of client service excellence across each of our offices and practice areas.”

The 89 attorneys listed as 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers® include:

Robert C. Galloway, Business Litigation
John M. Harral, Banking
Michael B. Hewes, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Michael C. McCabe, Jr., Business Litigation
Paul S. Murphy, Bankruptcy

James E. (Jeb) Bailey, III, Bankruptcy
Denise D. Burke, Health Care
Charles R. Crawford, Health Care
Gregg C. Gumbert, Real Estate
Charles C. Harrell, Personal Injury Defense: General
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 Defense: Medical Malpractice
Randall D. Noel, Business Litigation
Amy M. Pepke, Civil Litigation Defense
Todd Photopulos, Employment & Labor
Daniel W. Van Horn, Business Litigation
Jason G. Yarbro, Real Estate

Kathryn Reed Edge, Banking
Dan H. Elrod, Health Care
Robert M. Holland, Jr., Real Estate
Brian G. Jackson, Personal Injury Defense: Products
David L. Johnson, Employment & Labor
Jack F. King, Jr., Real Estate
Melvin J. Malone, Civil Litigation Defense
Taylor B. Mayes, Business Litigation
Neal W. McBrayer, Business Litigation
William R. (Bill) O’Bryan, Business Litigation
T. Harold Pinkley, Appellate
Kara E. Shea, Employment & Labor
Noel F. Stahl, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Robert L. Trentham, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
William S. Walton, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice

Paul V. Cassisa, Jr., Personal Injury Defense: Products
Kari L. Sutherland, Personal Injury Defense: Products

Phil B. Abernethy, Construction Litigation
Paula G. Ardelean, Employment & Labor
Kenneth W. Barton, Business Litigation
P. Ryan Beckett, Business Litigation
Lucien L. Bourgeois, Bonds/Government Finance
Fred E. (Trey) Bourn III, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Don B. Cannada, Real Estate
R. Barry Cannada, Business/Corporate
Tommie S. Cardin, Administrative Law
Donald Clark, Jr., Bonds/Government Finance
John A. (Jack) Crawford, Jr., Business Litigation
Paul N. Davis, Business Litigation
Richard M. Dye, General Litigation
Paul M. Ellis, Business Litigation
John F. England, Bonds/Government Finance
William M. Gage, Personal Injury Defense: General
Mark W. Garriga, Administrative Law
Charles E. Griffin, Business Litigation
Cliff J. Harrison, Banking
John J. Healy III, Antitrust Litigation
John C. Henegan, Business Litigation
Daniel G. Hise, Gaming
Jetson G. (Jet) Hollingsworth, Securities & Corporate Finance
Chad R. Hutchinson, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Selby A. (Sai) Ireland, Mergers & Acquisitions
Donna Brown Jacobs, Appellate
Alyson B. Jones, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Christy D. Jones, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Samuel W. Keyes, Jr., Bonds/Government Finance
Ronald I. Loeb, Estate and Probate
Christopher R. Maddux, Bankruptcy
Eugene W. Magee, Tax
Michael E. McWilliams, Business Litigation
Robert A. Miller, Personal Injury Defense, Products
Meade W. Mitchell, Class Action
Anita Modak-Truran, Civil Rights
Wilson R. Montjoy II, Projects
Luther T. Munford, Appellate
Orlando R. (Rod) Richmond, Sr., Personal Injury Defense: Products
Barney E. Robinson III, Business Litigation
Stephen W. Rosenblatt, Bankruptcy
Arthur D. Spratlin, Jr., Transportation/Maritime
Ronald G. Taylor, Real Estate
Lee Davis Thames, Personal Injury Defense: General
Timothy M. Threadgill, Employment Litigation: Defense
James B. Tucker, Criminal defense, White Collar
J. Paul Varner, Tax
Thad W. Varner, Bonds/Government Finance
Jeffrey A. Walker, Employment & Labor
Benjamin M. Watson, Business Litigation
Joshua J. Wiener, Business Litigation
Edward A. Wilmesherr, Banking

The 28 attorneys selected as Mid-South Rising Stars include:

Meta C. Danzey, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Shannon F. Favre, Construction Litigation

Hemant Gupta, Intellectual Property
Robert Campbell (Cam) Hillyer, Bankruptcy
W. Jeff McGoff, Tax
John B. (Jack) Nichols, Estate & Probate
Scott B. Shanker, Health Care

Lance P. Bridgesmith, Mergers & Acquisitions
Elizabeth Wilee Sims, Banking
Adam G. Smith, Mergers & Acquisitions
Travis B. Swearingen, Business Litigation

Michael L. Brown, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Laura H. Dixon, Civil Litigation Defense
Mark A. Dreher, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Elizabeth Lambert Garner, Bonds/Government Finance
Matthew H. Grenfell, Real Estate
J. Troy Johnston, Bonds/Government Finance
Kyle V. Miller, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Lemuel E. (Lem) Montgomery, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Samantha R. Moore, Estate & Probate
Kenneth (Kap) Primos III, Business/Corporate
Kurt G. Rademacher, Tax
Keishunna L. Randall, Personal Injury Defense: Products
W. Michael Russ, Bonds/Government Finance
Adam J. Spicer, Personal Injury Defense: Products
Jefferson K.B. Stancill, Banking
Ashley N. Stubbs, Personal Injury Defense: Products
William P. (Will) Thomas, Personal Injury Defense: Products
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.

In 1998, Super Lawyers launched Rising Stars in Minnesota to recognize the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Today, Rising Stars honors attorneys in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

About Butler Snow
Butler Snow LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 250 attorneys representing local, regional, national and international clients from 15 offices globally. Ranked as one of America’s Top 100 law firms in the BTI Power Rankings, Butler Snow is recognized as one of the nation’s top law firms for client service. The firm was also named by BTI on the Short List of Go-To Law Firms and rated as a Hidden Gem. For more information, visit or follow Butler Snow on twitter @Butler_Snow.