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
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  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
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  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
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  • 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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Locations
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

The OECD Issues an Updated CRS Implementation Handbook

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (the “OECD”) has published version 2.0 of its Common Reporting Standard (the “CRS”) Implementation Handbook (the “Handbook”)…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Taxation

Wait, Why Am I Receiving This? Practice Pointers on Third Party Responses to Litigation Preservation Demands

Most commercial litigators are familiar with the process for responding to a subpoena demanding the production of documents from a non-party to litigation under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 45. But interesting considerations…more
 /  Civil Procedure

U.S. Department of the Treasury Designates Specific Census Tracts as Qualified Opportunity Zones

Today the U.S. Department of the Treasury certified specific census tracts nominated by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and designated such census tracts as Qualified Opportunity Zones…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Taxation

Supreme Court Finds that Car Dealership Service Personnel Exempt from FLSA Overtime Requirements

On April 2, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision, Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, interpreting what is known as the “auto dealers exemption” under the Federal Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”)…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

When in Doubt, Assert a Rule 403 Objection, Lest A Corporate Defendant’s Financial Well-being Come into Evidence Through a Backdoor

Generally, a corporate defendant’s financial well-being is not admissible evidence at trial for concern that such evidence would encourage a jury to find the corporate defendant liable merely because the corporate defendant…more
 /  Products Liability

Genomics and Genetics – Helping to Remove Inferences and Possible Litigation Bias

It is no secret that every lawsuit attributing the development of disease to an alleged exposure to a toxic substance requires early consideration of alternate causes. One powerful tool being used more frequently to do this in…more
 /  Products Liability

Congress Fixes “Grain Glitch” Error in 199A

On March 23, the Consolidated Appropriations Act (the “Appropriations Act”) was signed into law by President Trump. Included in the Appropriations Act were certain tax law provisions, including technical corrections to the…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Partnership Audit Rules Clarified by the Consolidated Appropriations Act

Technical corrections to the partnership audit rules were included in the 2018 Consolidated Appropriations Act signed by President Trump on March 23rd (the “Appropriations Act”)…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation

Rule 26 Proportionality – Think Beyond the Price Tag

More than three years after their implementation, attorneys, courts, and litigants are still learning to navigate the new waters in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Two Federal Courts Of Appeal Find That Title VII Prohibits Workplace Discrimination On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation And Transgender or Transitioning Status

Back in April 2017, the federal 7th Circuit Court of Appeals (governing Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin) made big news when it determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prevents employers from discriminating on…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

U.S. Internal Revenue Service Cancels Offshore Amnesty Program

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has just announced that it will end the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (“OVDP”) on 28 September 2018…more
 /  Taxation

IRS Clarifies Deductibility of Home Equity Loan Interest Following the 2017 Tax Act

The IRS recently issued Notice 2018-32, which advises taxpayers on the ability to deduct interest on home equity loans (collectively, a “HELOC”) following the 2017 Tax Act. This is a timely response to the questions that arose…more
 /  Taxation

SCOTUS Leaves Bush-Era EPA Water Transfer Rule Alone

Last week, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear an important water rights case involving whether water can be transferred from one water body without a permit from the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”).  As a…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Treasury to Issue Carried Interest Regulations Closing Perceived S Corporation Loophole

The taxability of a “carried interest” has been subject to much debate. A “carried interest” is a term of art used to refer to the receipt of a profits interest, a popular structure in entities taxed as partnerships with…more
 /  Taxation

Bills, Bills, Bills: Calculation of Past Medical Expenses under Texas Law

Under Texas law, recovery of past medical expenses is limited to the amount actually paid or incurred. Section 41.0105 was enacted in 2003 by the Texas Legislature as a tort reform initiative to limit past medical damages to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Health, Insurance
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