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Butler Snow names Mandy Pope new chief financial officer

Butler Snow has announced that Mandy Pope has been named the firm’s new chief financial officer after an expansive search. Pope will fill the role formerly held by Rance Sapen who was recently promoted to chief operating officer of the firm. “We are thrilled to welcome Mandy to our firm,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “Her extensive experience in strategic ...

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Chad Byrd joins Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Chad Byrd has joined the firm’s Ridgeland office. Byrd will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and health care litigation group. Prior to joining Butler Snow, Byrd clerked for Chief Justice William L. Waller, Jr. in the Supreme Court of Mississippi. He also served as a legal writing adjunct professor at the ...

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LAW ELEVATED — Benefit plan records retention: How long is enough?

Ask any benefits professional and he or she will likely tell you the question most frequently asked by benefit plan sponsors is: “How long do I have to keep these old plan documents?” The answer to that question depends whether the benefit plan is subject to federal law (the Employee Retirement Income Security Act or “ERISA”).  Most benefit plans sponsored ...

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Butler Snow promotes Rance Sapen to chief operating officer

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that Rance Sapen has been named chief operating officer. Sapen has served as the firm’s chief financial officer for the past 14 years. As COO, Sapen will be responsible for providing administrative leadership and management to ensure the firm is positioned for further growth and long term success in the legal marketplace. Sapen joined ...

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LAW ELEVATED — Regulatory burden reduction legislation poised to become law

Bank regulatory relief legislation appears poised to be enacted. The U.S. Senate passed S.2155 with substantial bipartisan support and sent the Bill to the House of Representatives for consideration. While S.2155 contains several significant regulatory burden reduction provisions, many in the House of Representatives wanted additional burden reduction measures added. The Senate was clear that any attempts to expand on ...

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LAW ELEVATED — Blue Cross policy dispute battle revisited

In terms of governmental policy disputes, the 2013 battle between a private hospital chain, Health Management Associates, and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi, was epic in proportions. What began as a contract dispute between two major corporations quickly escalated, eventually involving the governor, the commissioner of insurance, the attorney general, the Legislature, and a federal district court. The ...

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Butler Snow named runner-up for International Law Firm of the Year

Butler Snow is pleased to announce the firm was named runner-up for International Law Firm of the Year – USA in Citywealth magazine’s 2018 Magic Circle Awards. The 2018 Magic Circle Awards, the premier awards for the private client financial sector, were held May 10 at the Hilton London Banskside. “We are very honored to receive this award from one ...

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Butler Snow Attorneys elected Jackson Young Lawyers 2018 officers

Butler Snow attorneys La’Toyia J. Slay and Paul S. Rosenblatt were recently elected to leadership positions within Jackson Young Lawyers (JYL). Slay will serve as the President-elect and Rosenblatt will serve as the ‘Director 1’ post. “La’Toyia and Paul will bring great leadership to the Jackson Young Lawyers organization,” said Donald Clark, Jr., chairman, Butler Snow. “This is a well-deserved ...

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Butler Snow adds four attorneys to Ridgeland office

Butler Snow announced today that Andrea La’Verne Edney, W. Davis Frye, George Clanton (Clay) Gunn IV, and Adam D. Porter have joined the firm in its Ridgeland office. Edney and Porter will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation group. Frye and Gunn will practice with Butler Snow’s tort, transportation and specialized litigation group. “We are fortunate ...

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