Benjamin Z. (Ben) Claxton, Sr.

Benjamin Z. (Ben) Claxton, Sr.: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP
  • Attorney at Butler Snow LLP
  • Renaissance at Colony Park, 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400, P.O. Box 6010, Ridgeland, MS 39157
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•Former Professional Football Player, Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons, Arizona Cardinals, 2003-2011
Benchmark Litigation
•Member of the team selected as nationwide Product Liability Firm of the Year, 2018

In the News

•Butler Snow Ranked No. 2 in Lex Machina’s ‘Top Law Firm Report’

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

•Co-Author, Deposition Basics, CLE Presentation, Mississippi Bar Center, Jackson, MS, November 12, 2015.
•Co-Author, “Depositions of Corporate Witnesses, CLE Presentation, Mississippi Bar Center, Jackson, MS, November 12, 2015.

Recent Blogs

•Enforcing Parental Waivers in Mississippi
•Bad Faith Insurance Defense and Reliance on Advice of Counsel
•Apex Depositions

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Tort, Transportation & Specialized Litigation
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(601) 985-4443  Phone
(601) 985-4500  Fax
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.A., 2002
Law School Attended:
Mississippi College, J.D., magna cum laude, 2015; Executive Editor, Mississippi College Law Review; Pupil, American Inns of Court, Charles Clark Chapter; Chancellors Honor Roll; NFF & CHF Scholar Athlete Award; All SEC Honor Roll 1998-2002; Captain, Varsity Football Team 2001-02
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts; Mississippi: Northern, Southern; U.S. Court Of Appeals; 2015, Mississippi; 5th Circuit


•American Bar Association
•Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
•Capital Area Bar Association
•Jackson Young Lawyers


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Ridgeland, Mississippi

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

    (601) 985-4443 Phone

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