John M. Harral

John M. Harral: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP AV stamp icon
  • Attorney at Butler Snow LLP (366 Attorneys)
  • 1300 Twenty Fifth Avenue, Suite 204, P.O. Drawer 4248, Gulfport, MS 39502
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Attorney Awards

Biography

John focuses his practice on banking and bank regulatory transactions. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for his work in finance.

Distinctions

Martindale-Hubbell
•AV- Preeminent Peer Review Rated, 1991-2017
Best Lawyers in America
•Banking and Finance Law, 2008-2019
•Litigation - Banking and Finance, 2011-2019
•Lawyer of the Year, Banking and Finance Law (Gulfport), 2013, 2015, 2019
Super Lawyers
•Mid-South Super Lawyer, Banking, 2007-2008, 2011-2014
Who’s Who in American Law
Who’s Who in America
•fellow, Mississippi Bar Foundation
•Mississippi Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
•Adjunct Professor, Business Law, William Carey University
•Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Navy
•Top Business Leader, Sun Herald, 2002 Inaugural Class

In the News

•158 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•117 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers
•Newsmakers - Harral

Mississippi Bar Foundation

Mississippi Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

Adjunct Professor, Business Law, William Carey University

Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Navy

• Top Business Leader, Sun Herald, 2002 Inaugural Class

Associations

• American Bar Association

• Mississippi Bar Association Commissioner, 1991-94

• Harrison County Bar Association President, 1998

• Council of School Attorneys

• Gulfport Business Club President, 2001-02

• Gulfport Chamber of Commerce President, 1997

Experience

Morris Newspaper Corp. v. Allen, 932 So. 2d 810 (Miss App. 2005).

Barhonovich v. American National Ins. Co., 947 F.2d 775 (5th Cir. 1991).

Merchants & Marine Bank v. Douglas Guardian Warehouse Corp., 801 F.2d 742, 2 UCC Rep. Serv. 589 (5th Cir. 1986).

White v. Hancock Bank, 477 So. 2d 265, 41 UCC Rep. Serv. 1748 (Miss. 1985).

In Re Frigitemp Corp., 34 B.R. 1000 (S.D. NY 1983).

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Banking and Bank Regulatory
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Commercial Finance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(228) 575-3038  Phone
(228) 868-1531  Fax
www.butlersnow.com
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.B.A., Economics, 1971
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., 1974
Year of First Admission:
1974
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 11th Circuit; 1974, Mississippi; U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:

Associations

American Bar Association

Mississippi Bar

Commissioner, 1991-1994

Harrison County Bar Association

President, 1998

Council of School Attorneys

Gulfport Business Club

President, 2001-2002

Gulfport Chamber of Commerce

President, 1997-

Birth Information:
1948
Reported Cases:
Experience; Morris Newspaper Corp. v. Allen, 932 So. 2d 810 (Miss App. 2005). Barhonovich v. American National Ins. Co., 947 F.2d 775 (5th Cir. 1991). Merchants & Marine Bank v. Douglas Guardian Warehouse Corp., 801 F.2d 742, 2 UCC Rep. Serv. 589 (5th Cir. 1986). White v. Hancock Bank, 477 So. 2d 265, 41 UCC Rep. Serv. 1748 (Miss. 1985). In Re Frigitemp Corp., 34 B.R. 1000 (S.D. NY 1983).
ISLN:
906682997

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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    5.0/5.0
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    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
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    5.0/5.0

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Affiliations

Lex Mundi

Gulfport, Mississippi

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