Charles F. Morrow

Charles F. Morrow: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP AV stamp icon
  • Practice Group Leader, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Group, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Industry Team 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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Chip is a member of Butler Snow’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices & Healthcare Group, where he focuses his practice on drug and medical devices, product liability law, medical malpractice defense, intellectual property litigation, and transportation law/trucking defense.


Best Lawyers in America
•Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, 2013-2019
Super Lawyers
•Mid-South Super Lawyers, Personal Injury - Products: Defense, 2006-2008, 2011-2018
•AV - Preeminent Peer Review Rated
•fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation

In the News

•106 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•102 Butler Snow Attorneys List in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•117 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers
•The Power Players - Law: Personal Injury

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

•Author, “2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: What You Need to Know,” Pro Te Solutio, Vol. 8 No. 3, Fall 2015.
•Author, “Changes to the Federal Removal Statutes-Questions Still Remain,” Pro Te: Solutio,Vol. 5 No. 3, 7-11, August 2012.
•Co-Author, “Counterfeit Drugs,” Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 3 No. 2, May 2010.
•Speaker, “Direct Examination of Expert Pharmacologist,” ACI Drug & Medical Device on Trial Seminar, Summer 2009.
•Speaker, “Rules of Civil Procedure and Evidence Update and Proposed State Rules for E-Discovery,” E-Discovery and New Rules for Civil Procedure, Tennessee Bar Association, February 2008.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Trucking Litigation
  • Drug and Device Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • 24-Hour Accident Investigations
  • Energy
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Device and Healthcare

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(901) 680-7317  Phone
(901) 680-7201  Fax
University Attended:
University of Kentucky, B.B.A., Finance, 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Louisville, J.D., Member, Journal of Family Law, 1989
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts, Tennessee: Western District; Mississippi: Northern and Southern Districts; 6th Circuit; 1989, Tennessee; 1996, Mississippi; U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit


American Bar Association

International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Mississippi Bar

Tennessee Bar Association

Tennessee Intellectual Property Law Association (TIPLA)

Memphis Bar Association

Birth Information:
Reported Cases:
Experience: In Re: Propecia (Finasteride) Product Liability Litigation, (12-MD-2331 (JG)(VVP)), U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, Lead Defense Liaison Counsel.; In Re Propecia Litigation, (Case No. 623, Civil Action), Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division: Middlesex County, Lead Defense Liaison Counsel.; In Re: Topamax Litigation, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Powell v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., No. 02251, Lead Trial Counsel.; Betterton v. Evans, et al., (2:02-CV-318-PB) Northern District, Mississippi, Lead trial counsel, medical malpractice/wrongful death claim arising from pacemaker implantation; successfully obtained defense verdict.; North American Electric v. Western Electric Pacific, Ltd., (2:01-CV-00175-EMB) U.S. District Court, Northern District, Mississippi, Lead trial counsel, breach of contract.; Johnny's Fine Foods, Inc. v. Johnny's Inc., 286 F.Supp.2d 876, 68 U.S.P.Q. 2d1505 (M.D. 2003), Lead trial counsel, trademark infringement.; Caldwell v. Mentor Corporation, et al., Circuit Court, Memphis, Tennessee, Lead trial counsel, products liability - medical device.; Matlock v. Hester, State Court, Memphis, Tennessee, Lead trial counsel, automobile accident.; Assisted the Trial Team in the following cases: Maya v. McNeil, et al., Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas trial involving Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Children's Motrin (2011).; Hutto v. McNeil, et al., Louisiana trial involving acetaminophen overdose (2010).; Flipp v. Stevenson, State Court, Memphis, Tennessee, breach of contract.; Cox v. Davis, State Court, Memphis, Tennessee, medical malpractice.; Cox v. General Motors, 1996 WL 266649 (Tenn.Ct.App., 1996), products liability.; Blackshears v. General Motors, U.S. District Court, Western District, Tennessee, products liability.; Middleton v. Illinois Central Railroad, State Court, Memphis, Tennessee, FELA.; Moltan Company v. Eagle-Picher Industries Inc., 55F.3d. 1171,(6th Cir. (Tenn.), 1995, Lanham Act - unfair competition.

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