Benjamin W. Roberson

Benjamin W. Roberson: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP
  • Attorney at Butler Snow LLP (365 Attorneys)
  • Renaissance at Colony Park, 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400, P.O. Box 6010, Ridgeland, MS 39157
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Ben focuses his practice on Corporate/LLC Law, Securities Law, Mergers and Acquisitions and Business Planning and Operations. He has served multiple tenures on the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Business Law Reform Committees for LLCs, Corporations and Securities Laws.


Best Lawyers in America
•Corporate Law, 2011-2019
•Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2013-2019
•Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2019
•Mississippi Secretary of State, Business Law Reform - Crowdfunding Study Group, 2015
•Mississippi Secretary of State, Business Law Reform - Series LLC Study Group, 2014
•Mississippi Secretary of State, Business Organizations Study Group, 2013
•Mississippi Secretary of State, Business and Reform Committee for Corporations, 2010
•Mississippi Secretary of State, Business and Reform Committee for LLC’s and Partnerships, 2008-2009

In the News

•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•129 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 16 Named Lawyer of the Year

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

•Co-Presenter, “Limited Liability Company and The Individual Debtor: One in Spirit But Not in Truth (or Bankruptcy),” (Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference 2013 Annual Seminar, 2013).
•Presenter, “Is an LLC Right for You? Compliance Under State Law and Practical Operating Procedures,” (NBI, 2006).
•Presenter, “Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships in Mississippi: Compliance Under State Law,” (NBI, 2003).

Civic Involvement

•Jackson Preparatory School, Board of Trustees
•First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Elder
•Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Board of Directors, Former Membe

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Organization and Capital Formation
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers
  • Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(601) 985-4582  Phone
(601) 985-4500  Fax
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.A., History, summa cum laude, 1991; Reformed Theological Seminary, Certificate in Theology, 1992
Law School Attended:
University of Edinburgh, LL.M., Legal History, magna cum laude, Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar, Edinburgh 1994-95, 1995; Vanderbilt University, J.D., Student Notes Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review, 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997, Mississippi


American Bar Association

Business Law Section

State Regulation of Securities Committee

Mississippi Liaison

LLC's, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Committee

Mississippi Bar

Business Law Section

Chair, 2002-2003

Real Estate Section

Capital Area Bar Association

Birth Information:
Reported Cases:
Experience; Formation of complex LLCs in private equity transactions. Representation of investment funds and related compliance work under federal and state securities laws. Numerous private placement offerings. Representation of shareholders of Chain Electric Company in a transaction with Cotton Creek Capital Partners II, L.P., recapitalizing the company. Based in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Chain Electric is a leading regional provider of power line installation and maintenance services with operations in 15 states. Representation of regional professional services firm in its reorganization from professional corporation to LLP and in several major acquisitions. Reorganization of academic medical centers seventeen-physician practice plans to a 400-physician multi-specialty PLLC. Sales and acquisitions of privately-held businesses in a variety of industries. Representation of numerous private businesses in formation, business strategy and business planning.

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    Renaissance at Colony Park , 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400 , P.O. Box 6010
    Ridgeland, MS 39157

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