Neely Carlton joins Butler Snow
by MBJ Staff
Published: July 10,2014
Tags: American Health Lawyers Association, Business, Butler Snow, education, law, Mississippi, Mississippi State Bar Association, the American Society of Medical Association Counsel, the Capital Area Bar Association, the Madison County Bar Association, the Mississippi Corporate Counsel Association, the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association
RIDGELAND, Mississippi — Butler Snow is pleased to announce Neely C. Carlton has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. Carlton is a member of the firm’s Government Relations Group and will focus her practice on lobbying and government relations, as well as federal, state and local government matters.
“Neely is a great addition to the firm and our Government Relations Group,” said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will serve our clients and the firm well.”
Carlton, who is a former Mississippi state senator from District 22, is an experienced political advisor. Most recently she served as chief of staff and general counsel for the Mississippi State Medical Association (MSMA). Prior to her work with the MSMA, Carlton served as chief of staff for Department of Public Safety Commissioner Stephen B. Simpson and also as counsel and legislative liaison to former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour.
Carlton completed her undergraduate education at the University of Southern Mississippi and her Juris Doctor at the University of Mississippi School of Law. Upon finishing her education, Carlton served in a judicial clerkship for Chief Justice Edwin L. Pittman of the Mississippi Supreme Court.
Carlton is a member of the Mississippi State Bar Association, the Capital Area Bar Association, the Madison County Bar Association, the Mississippi Women Lawyers Association, the Mississippi Corporate Counsel Association, the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, the American Society of Medical Association Counsel, and the American Health Lawyers Association. She is a board member of the National Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse’s Central Mississippi Chapter and serves as commissioner of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Commission.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Twang & Tourism: The Country Music Trail
FOLLOW THE MBJ ON TWITTERMy Tweets
Top Posts & Pages
- Congressional delegation applauds Air Force's decision on Keesler, but not satisfied
- Businessman involved in Frankel insurance scam dies at 81
- Report: Mississippi sees biggest hike in home insurance premiums in U.S.
- Giles Ward will not seek reelection to Senate
- County rescinds gun ban; sheriff says lawmakers may 'deal with the consequences'
- (UPDATED) Making Jackson-Evers affordable to Allegiant is key to regaining Orlando service
- Commission to decide if emergency should be declared in Delta school system
- Leadership in Law nomination form
- Ex-state employee gets jail time for embezzling from school
- MDOT study: State's airports generate $2.5B-plus in economic activity