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Jim Letten named to panel

Jim Letten — a former U.S. Attorney who recently joined Butler Snow’s New Orleans office as of counsel — has been named co-chair of the American Bar Association criminal justice section crime committee’s computer crime, intellectual property and trade secrets sub-committee. Letten was appointed U.S. Attorney by President George W. Bush in 2005 and asked to retain the position by ...

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ED WILMESHERR — Life in the post-subprime mortgage era 

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Banks in general, and community banks in particular, have experienced eight years of challenges, beginning with the first days of the great recession in 2007. The years 2007 and 2008 were a time of liquidity crisis and fallout from the housing bubble and the so-called subprime mortgage crisis. Bank regulatory agencies imposed extraordinary scrutiny upon banks, their loan portfolios, their ...

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Butler Snow adds office at Asia’s front door

Ridgeland’s Butler Snow has extended its international reach into Asia, opening an office in Singapore and virtual office in Hong Kong to serve ultra-wealthy residents and businesses within the Pacific Rim. The expansion adds to 18 offices the 300-lawyer firm has throughout the U.S. and London. The  Singapore office will provide U.S. tax and estate planning advice to ultra-high net worth families ...

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Jackson CBD promoters cheer Forman Watkins’ move to Regions Plaza

Downtown Jackson law firm Forman Watkins & Krutz will soon move to the upper four floors of Regions Plaza at 210 E. Capitol St

By TED CARTER Regions Plaza’s future, as well as its bottom line, became considerably brighter with Tuesday’s announcement that law firm Forman Watkins & Krutz will occupy the upper four floors of the 22-story tower in downtown Jackson. The 29-year-old firm’s move from downtown’s City Centre into the 55,000 square foot space should be completed by late May or early June, ...

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Boone joins Butler Snow

H. Barber Boone has joined Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office as a member of the firm’s commercial litigation group and focuses his practice on e-discovery, commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, professional liability and insurance. Boone is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has been listed as a Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2013, and was a member of the Mississippi Business Journal’s Top ...

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Butler Snow ranked

Butler Snow has been named among the South’s top government affairs firms and lobbyists in Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama by The Southern Political Report. Butler Snow ranked No. 1 in Mississippi, No. 3 in Tennessee and No. 5 in Alabama in the 2015 report. The Southern Political Report produces these rankings based on the results of an online survey sent ...

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Group of four joins Butler Snow’s business department

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  RIDGE LAND —  Butler Snow has announced that a team of 4 attorneys has joined the firm as members of the business department.  Steve Hendrix, Robert Hutchison, Craig Smith and Thomas Watson join the firm adding significant experience in the areas of real estate, economic development, finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and tax credit transactions. “These respected attorneys are well known across ...

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Butler Snow expands government relations presence in Alabama

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  MONTGOMERY, Ala. —  J. Ross Gunnells has joined the Butler Snow Government Relations Group in Montgomery.  Gunnells, who most recently served as Governor Robert Bentley’s Legislative Affairs Director, brings a wealth of governmental experience and knowledge to the firm’s growing government relations practice. Gunnells began his career in government as the finance director for Gov. Bentley’s campaign in 2010 where he ...

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Butler Snow handles portion of bonds issued for Braves’ new Cobb stadium

Rendering: The Atlanta Braves' new home in Cobb County north of Atlanta will include a mixed-use development.

Ridgeland’s Butler Snow served as bond counsel in Wednesday’s closing on $376.6 million in bonds for construction of the new Atlanta Braves stadium scheduled to open in Cobb County for the 2017 season. Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority issued Wednesday’s portion of the bonds. Butler Snow attorneys Lesly Gaynor Murray, Blake C. Sharpton and Ryan L. Pratt handled the transaction.. ...

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Lampley on health board

Julie Williams Lampley, a partner with in Butler Snow’s Nashville office and a Jackson native, has been named to the Nashville Health Care Council 2015-16 board of directors. Lampley is the Assistant Practice Group Leader of Butler Snow’s healthcare regulatory and transactions group and a member of the firm’s executive committee. She focuses her practice on health care law, commercial ...

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