Butler Snow LLP

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1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Ste. 1400
P.O. Box 6010
Ridgeland, Mississippi 39158, United States
Phone: (601) 985-5711
Fax: (601) 985-4500
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Elections & Politics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Alabama
  • Colorado
  • D.C.
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
Other Countries
  • Hong Kong
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Tennessee Court of Appeals Finds that Former Employee Breached Non-Compete Agreement Through Actions of His Subordinates

In November 2017, the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld a Nashville trial court’s determination that a former employee violated his noncompete agreement by managing employees who solicited competing business in the restricted…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Finally, a happy Additional Insured!

We have noted, again and again, examples of disappointed Additional Insureds. Today we report that at least one Additional Insured has left the Courthouse smiling. It was, however, to paraphrase Wellington, a near-run thing…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Insurance

Dedmon Decided: The Destiny of “Reasonable” Medical Expenses In Tennessee Revealed

In a stunning reversal of what appeared to be the trend towards discounted medical damages in personal-injury cases, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled on Friday, November 17, 2017, that the Collateral Source Rule reigns supreme…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Changes Ahead At the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Richard Cordray was confirmed as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in 2013 under President Barack Obama. The CFPB was formed by Congress following the 2008 financial crisis. Although his term ends in…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

2017 Year in Review of Internet Companies’ Protection from Liability for Users’ Sexual Trafficking Content: The Courts Gave but Congress (May) Take (Some) Away

At the beginning of this year, internet companies found strengthened protection from liability for users’ sexual trafficking content thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to review a key First Circuit decision…more
 /  Communications & Media Law

Bad faith claim handling – how to avoid it without simply paying all insurance claims

“Bad faith” – just the sound of it can bring fear to even the most experienced claim adjuster. And for good reason. In many states, an allegation of bad faith in claim handling or a claim decision can bring with it the threat of…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

Pro Te: Solutio - Vol. 10 No. 3 – Summer 2017

Every summer vacation (or, at least, the ability to take the weekend off!) should include a good read. Whether your preference runs toward a memoir with words of wisdom, a review of new technical advancements, issues of…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Move America Act of 2017 Introduced in House

A bipartisan group of four members of Congress have introduced legislation that could bring billions of dollars of new investment to state and local government to help grow and repair America’s aging infrastructure…more
 /  Construction Law, Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Government Contracting, Transportation

Proposed Section 2704 Regulations to be Withdrawn

Remember all that time and energy you put into figuring out what the proposed regulations under Section 2704 were all about? Well, you’re going to want to try to find a way to get that back. The proposed regulations, the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Comply With the U.S. Treasury’s OFAC Regulations and Avoid Possible Enforcement Action

For a variety of reasons, the United States government prohibits foreign and domestic individuals, groups, companies and other entities from enjoying the benefits of participating in the U.S. economy…more
 /  Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

IRS Issues Guidance on US Private Foundation Equivalency Determinations for Grants to Foreign Public Charities

On 14 September 2017, the IRS issued Revenue Procedure 2017-53, setting out the requirements for ‘preferred written advice’ upon which a US domestic private foundation can rely when making grants to non-US charities. This…more
 /  Nonprofit Law, Taxation

Trump Tax Reform Roadmap Released

On Wednesday President Trump and congressional Republicans unveiled their long-awaited framework for overhauling the United States tax code. Although much of the content was expected, the proposal is notable because it unifies…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, Taxation

Tennessee Business Court Awards Big Bucks against Violator of Tennessee Consumer Protection Act

On May 23, 2017, in Nissan North America, Inc. v. Tustin Import Auto Sales, LLC, et al., No. 16-117-BC, the Tennessee Business Court found that the only remaining defendant, Raymond Enriquez, had defrauded the plaintiff and…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection

More “Additional Insured” heartache

We’ve chronicled some of the ways in which an “Additional Insured” can be disappointed. The most recent is from Pennsylvania, where the United States District Court Judge agreed with the Magistrate that the Additional Insured —…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

Broad language in Settlement Agreement helps settling plaintiff hang on to millions, despite claims that settlement was obtained via fraud on the court

A plaintiff who received fifty five million dollars (and 22,500 acres of land) via a settlement was able to hang on to all of it, despite allegations that it had been obtained by means of fraud on the court, thanks in part to…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies
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