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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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TODD SMITH — Marketers eye visual content, get view of future

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Last week, we discussed how brands are using visual content more than ever to build marketplace awareness. This week, The Spin Cycle continues diving into the trend. Visual assets help brands tell their stories, and usage will continue to increase. However, recent research indicates there’s a disconnect between the noted importance of visuals and the focus given to them. In ...

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LAW ELEVATED — It’s a good time to franchise your business – can you do it?

Franchising. Business Background.

Franchising is used to expand – and cook up – many types of businesses, especially restaurants. This is understandable, as it’s often viewed as less capital intensive and less risky than other kinds of expansion. Mississippi has a strong history of restaurant franchising and, in my opinion, a host of opportunity for more. It’s not surprising – we’ve got great ...

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Lawdragon recognizes Christy Jones

Christy D. Jones, an attorney with Butler Snow, has been selected as a member of the 2014-2015 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. The Lawdragon 500 is an annual guide to America’s leading lawyers. Selections are made from a combination of editorial research, law firm nominations and online nominations. Jones has served as national trial counsel representing numerous corporations, trying ...

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