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LAW ELEVATED — Why you need cyber insurance and what you should know

3,813 – that’s the number of reported data breaches tracked through June 30, 2019, putting 2019 on track “to be the worst year on record for data breach activity,” according to the 2019 MidYear QuickView Data Breach Report, conducted by Risk Based Security. This is an increase of 54 percent over 2018 figures during the same time period. The average ...

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Gage admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

Butler Snow attorney William M. Gage has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The induction ceremony took place before an audience of 807 at the 2019 annual meeting of the College in Vancouver, British Columbia. The meeting had a total attendance of 950. Founded in 1950, the ...

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Fields joins Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office

Cameron Lacy Fields has joined Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office, and will practice with the firm’s commercial litigation group. Prior to joining Butler Snow, Fields primarily worked in insurance defense litigation in first-party and third-party disputes involving a range of insurance policies. She also has experience in a wide range of other general litigation matters, including defending a pharmaceutical company in ...

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Sutherland and Wiggs listed in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation

Benchmark Litigation has named Butler Snow attorneys Kari L. Sutherland and Rebecca Lee Wiggs in its 2019 Top 250 Women in Litigation. Both women have received this recognition since 2016. This year marks the eighth edition of Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation. The women receiving this honor have earned their place among leading litigators by participating in some ...

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Richmond listed among Benchmark Litigation’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Butler Snow attorney Orlando R. Richmond, Sr. has been listed among Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Richmond was also listed in the 2019 edition. Benchmark Litigation’s Top 100 Trial Lawyers were chosen through several phases of research. The extensive process, which encompasses six months of analysis into the attorneys’ professional activities, as well as intensive peer and client ...

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Butler Snow named product liability firm of the year

Butler Snow was named Product Liability Firm of the Year at Legal Media Group’s (LMG) Life Sciences Awards 2019. The awards ceremony was held Sept. 18 at Essex House in New York. In addition, attorneys William M. Gage, Eric E. Hudson, Alyson Bustamante Jones, Orlando “Rod” Richmond, Sr. and P. Ryan Beckett were named Life Sciences Stars, identifying them as ...

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Rademacher listed in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2019

Butler Snow attorney Kurt G. Rademacher has been listed in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2019. Launched in 2017, the Private Client Global Elite list is a highly respected global directory of the world’s top private client and trust disputes talent, as well as rising stars within the industry. Global editorial teams from ALM Media, Legal Week’s publisher, conducted ...

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Alyson Bustamante Jones named Law360 Rising Star

Butler Snow attorney Alyson Bustamante Jones has been named a Rising Star by Law360. The award recognizes attorneys aged 40 and under whose legal accomplishments in their respective practice area transcend their age. This year, Law360 named 175 rising stars across 39 practice areas from more than 1,300 submissions. Jones was listed in the practice area of life sciences. Jones ...

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LAW ELEVATED — PFAS, more than just another acronym

So, what is PFAS? Simply put, PFAS (per and polyfluoronalkyl substances) is the term used for a family of approximately 5,000 individual man-made fluorinated chemical compounds that are used in our everyday lives. We have been using products containing older and newer versions of PFAS chemicals since the 1940s.  PFAS make your eggs not stick to your skillet, your cheesy ...

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Butler Snow attorneys named in Best Lawyers 2020, “Lawyer of the Year”

Butler Snow announced that some of its Mississippi attorneys have been included in Best Lawyers 2020 and Best Lawyers 2020 “Lawyer of the Year.” Nationally, 173 of the firm’s attorneys are included in Best Lawyers® 2020, and 19 are Lawyers of the Year. Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which lawyers confidently evaluate ...

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