Butler Snow LLP

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
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  • Construction Law
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  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
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  • Immigration Law
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  • 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
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  • Texas
Other Countries
  • Hong Kong
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  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

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

Do you really need a court to tell you what the insurance policy covers? Litigating insurance coverage issues? When and how to turn to the courts (Part 1)

No one should know what an insurance policy covers better than the insurer itself. After all, the insurer wrote the policy, right? Yet there are times when coverage questions arise that even the drafter of the policy cannot…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

A Tale of Two Cases: LinkedIn Postings as Solicitations

Recently, two different courts reached two different results in determining whether employees’ LinkedIn postings amounted to a solicitation in contravention of a nonsolicitation agreement. In Bankers Life & Cas. Co. v. Am…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Apex Depositions

It has become an increasingly common tactic for opposing counsel to seek the depositions of top corporate executives. These depositions are generically referred to as apex depositions…more
 /  Civil Procedure

Product Liability Lawsuits in the Wake of Bristol-Myers

Personal jurisdiction was not a commonly pursued defense in product liability for a number of years because of the less-than-favorable state of general jurisdiction…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Products Liability

New Opportunity: Make Sure Your Communities Are Included

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted December 22, 2017, offers a new tax incentive for the benefit of low-income communities with the creation of qualified opportunity zones. It is anticipated that the qualified opportunity…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Taxation

Nomination Portal for Opportunity Zone Designations Now Open

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 established Opportunity Zones as a new tool for community development which provides tax incentives to help unlock investor capital to fund businesses in underserved communities. Pursuant to…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

A Primer on the New Federal Qualified Opportunity Zone Provisions*

For many years, the Internal Revenue Code has provided various incentives aimed at encouraging economic development and investments in low-income and/or distressed communities by providing certain tax benefits to businesses…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Government Contracting, Taxation, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Using Computer-Generated Animation and Simulation Evidence at Trial: What You Should Know

The use of computer-generated animations and simulations is on the rise in courtrooms around the country, and for good reason – animations and simulations can greatly increase jurors’ understanding of complex issues, and are of…more
 /  Law Practice Products & Services

“Additional Insured” counseled to read the policy

An Illinois General Contractor learned a hard lesson the other day; the case is Vivify Constr., LLC v. Nautilus Ins. Co., 2017 IL App (1st) 170192. The General Contractor, Vivify Construction, subcontracted part of the job to…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Insurance

Farms Required to Report Air Releases from Animal Waste

On April 11, 2017, the Federal Court struck down the 2008 EPA Rule exempting most farms from reporting releases of hazardous air pollutants under CERCLA and EPCRA. The rule exempted farms which had fewer animals than large…more
 /  Agriculture, Environmental Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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