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LAW ELEVATED — Update on PFAS regulatory actions for drinking water

The EPA is moving forward on the drinking water component of its PFAS action plan by requesting the Office of Management review its proposed regulatory determinations for two types of PFAS. This is a definite step toward developing formal drinking water standards called Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs). Under the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA can legally enforce how much ...

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LAW ELEVATED: 1.2 million reasons to protect your business or practice

» Orthopedic Group settlement provides 1.2M reasons for health-care providers to ensure fraud & abuse law compliance A recent health-care fraud investigation and settlement demonstrates three important reminders for health care providers: 1. The federal government is serious about its commitment to holding providers accountable under fraud and abuse laws. 2. The government’s enforcement efforts include not only large hospital ...

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Butler Snow Law Firm expands Baton Rouge office

Butler Snow is expanding the firm’s Baton Rouge, La., office as the attorneys of Kantrow Spaht Weaver & Blitzer (APLC) will join the firm on Jan. 1, 2020, bringing the total number of attorneys locally to 24 and more than 385 attorneys firm-wide. Butler Snow’s  Baton Rouge office will become the fifth largest in the firm behind Ridgeland, Miss., Nashville, ...

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Butler Snow named one of America’s Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms by Forbes Magazine

Forbes Magazine has named Butler Snow one of America’s Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms of 2019. The firm was also named “most recommended for” labor and employment law. The inaugural list, created in partnership with market research company Statista, consists of 243 top U.S. corporate law firms based on the survey responses from 2,500 lawyers. Each survey participant was able ...

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Butler Snow adds 3 attorneys to Ridgeland office

Caroline C. Loveless, Samuel J. Noblin and M. Elizabeth Roper have joined Butler Snow’s Ridgeland office. Loveless will practice with the firm’s tort, transportation and specialized litigation group, Noblin will practice with the firm’s public finance, tax incentives and credit markets group and Roper will practice with the firm’s pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation group. Loveless received her bachelor’s ...

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93 Butler Snow attorneys listed in 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Sixty-four Butler Snow attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers’ 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers and 29 have been selected as Mid-South Rising Stars. Mississippi attorneys named as 2019 Mid-South Super Lawyers are: Gulfport: Michael B. Hewes, Personal Injury – Products: Defense; Paul S. Murphy, Bankruptcy: Business. Oxford: Paul V. Cassisa, Jr., Personal Injury – Products: Defense; Kari L. ...

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U.S. News – Best Lawyers recognizes Butler Snow in “Best Law Firms” rankings 2020

U.S. News – Best Lawyers has recognized Butler Snow in its recent release of “Best Law Firms” 2020. The firm received six national rankings, 77 tier 1 metropolitan rankings, 41 tier 2 metropolitan rankings and 20 tier 3 metropolitan rankings. Firms included in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients ...

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Stanton to serve as board member of National Association of Former United States Attorneys

Butler Snow attorney Edward L. Stanton III has been appointed to serve as a board member of the National Association of Former United States Attorneys (NAFUSA) for the class of 2022. The NAFUSA was founded in 1979 to promote, defend and further the integrity and preservation of the litigating authority and independence of the United States Attorney as one the ...

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Butler Snow named to American Bar Association list

The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Health Law Section has recognized Butler Snow in its Seventh Annual Regional Top 10 Law Firm Recognition list. The firm ranked fifth in the South region, which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. This award individually recognizes the top 10 law firms in each region (Northeast, Southeast and DC, South, Midwest ...

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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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