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LAW ELEVATED: Mississippi: Uber has arrived

One of the most exciting developments of the recently concluded 2016 legislative session was the passage of legislation to welcome ridesharing companies like Uber to Mississippi. In case you have not experienced a ridesharing service such as Uber in Jackson or in other markets around the country, they usually entail connecting people who need a ride with a certified driver ...

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Butler Snow law firm names Belknap as new COO

The Butler Snow law firm has named L. Howard Belknap as its chief operating officer. The firm announced the news in a press release Wednesday. Belknap’s most recent position was at the law firm of Baker & McKenzie, where he also served as COO and as executive director of the firm’s New York office. Before that he was director of ...

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LAW ELEVATED — Getting your company in shape for sale

How does a business owner prepare his or her company for sale? What steps in preparing for a sale are most important? When should preparations for sale begin? Is it worth the cost? These questions often vex business owners as they first consider a potential sale. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach, there are basic precepts to consider before beginning ...

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Butler Snow expands into Texas

Ridgeland-based Butler Snow has expanded into Texas with the addition of attorneys Martin A Sosland, Gary W. Davis and José M. Luzarraga. Sosland will practice in the bankruptcy and restructuring group in Dallas; Davis and Luzarraga will practice with the firm’s product liability group in Austin and Dallas respectively. “Texas is an important strategic market for the firm and we ...

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LAW ELEVATED — Planning for the $5-$10 Million couple: portability or credit shelter?

In 2009, each individual had a $3.5 million estate tax exemption. If a married individual had assets over $3.5 million, without careful planning, those assets in excess of $3.5 million would fall subject to a 45 percent estate tax. Careful planning often included retitling assets between spouses and utilizing a credit shelter trust (typically, a trust for the benefit of ...

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LAW ELEVATED — Service line co-management arrangements on the rise

As hospitals continue to seek ways to enhance patient care, improve operational efficiencies and reduce costs, service line co-management arrangements have regained traction as a popular and productive method of clinical integration. Service line co-management arrangements pose significant benefits for hospitals and physicians alike by aligning clinical and financial interests. Although the charge of hospitals acquiring physician practices appears to ...

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Butler Snow adds Kemp

Butler Snow is pleased to announce Timothy V. Kemp has joined Butler Snow as a partner in the law firm’s Washington D.C. and Nashville offices. Kemp will be a part of the firm’s regulatory and government relations group, where he will continue to focus his nationwide practice on insurance and financial services regulation, government relations, compliance and corporate governance.

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Butler Snow lawyer honored

Christy D. Jones of Butler Snow law firm has been named a BTI Client Service All-Star. Jones is one of 316 attorneys to receive this honor nationwide. Jones focuses her practice on drug and device litigation and professional liability in the pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare industries. She has more than 30 years of trial experience, has served as national ...

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LAW ELEVATED — Trends driving real estate development in 2016: millennials, 18-hour cities, investment capital

From interest rates to investment returns, numbers remain an important tool for planning and predicting in the real estate world. Three key numbers highlight and explain some important current trends shaping the commercial real estate markets – 80 (as in $80 million), 18 (as in 18 hours) and two (as in two sources of investment capital). For decades, baby boomers ...

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Pasternack joins firm

Alan L. Pasternack has joined Butler Snow and will practice in the Public Finance, Tax Incentives and Credit Markets Group in Portland, Ore. Pasternack is a member of the American Bar Association and the Oregon State Bar Association and is admitted to the Bar of Oregon and New York. He serves on the Governing Committee of the ABA Forum on ...

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