•Best Lawyers in America ,
•Commercial Litigation, 2011-2019
•Banking and Finance Litigation, 2011-2019
•AV - Preeminent Peer Review Rated, 2009-2017
•Mid-South Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2007-2008, 2011-2018
•Top 50 - Memphis Super Lawyers, 2013-2014
•Top 100 - Tennessee Super Lawyers, 2013-2014
•Pro Bono Service Award, Memphis Area Legal Services, 2006
•Star of the Year Award, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2005, 2007
•Top 40 Under 40, Memphis Business Journal, 2003
•President’s Award, Tennessee Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2002
•Board of Advisors, Memphis Regional Chamber of Commerce
•fellow, Memphis Bar Foundation
•fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
•fellow, Tennessee State Chair, American Bar Foundation
•Eagle Scout, 1987
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
•State bar honors Memphis lawyers
Papers, Presentations, & Publications
•Presenter, “Ethical Issues for In House Counsel,” seminar, November, 2016.
•Presenter, “Ethical Issues for In House Counsel,” seminar, November, 2015.
•Presenter, “Corporate Divorce, Disputes Between Business Owners,” seminar, March, 2015.
•Presenter, “Covenants Not to Compete,” seminar, December 2014.
•Presenter, “Lessons From Watergate: Ethical Obligations for Lawyers,” presentation, September, 2014.
•Co-Presenter, Covenants Not to Compete: Overview and Drafting Tips for Tennessee Attorneys, webinar, August 2013.
•Author, Picking Judges: Existing System Has Served Tennesseans Well, Chattanoogan, Sunday, February 19, 2012.
•Author, Business Gets a Big Boost in the 2011 Legislative Session, Memphis Business Journal, 2011.
•Co-Author, Recession Triggers Increased Risk of Employee Trade Secret Theft, Pointe Innovation, 2011.
•Author, It Adds Up: Class Action Residual Funds Support Pro Bono Efforts, Tennessee Bar Journal, March 2009.
•Co-Author, Tennessee Law Protects both Consumers, Businesses from Unfair Practices, Memphis Business Journal, June 13, 2008.
•Author, Theoretical Reverse Engineering, ABA Section of Litigation Business Torts Journal, Spring 2008.
•Author, Preserving Electronic Evidence: How Closely Should a Tennessee Court Follow Zubulake? Tennessee Bar Journal, April 2005.
•Author, The Constitutional Limits of Punitive Damages: The U.S. Supreme Court's Punitive Damages Jurisprudence and its Impact on Hodges v S.C. Toof & Company, Tennessee Bar Journal, December 2003.
•Author, The E-Sign Act: A Move in the Right Direction and a Boost for E-Commerce, Tennessee Bar Journal, February 2001.
•Presenter, Effective Writing for Attorneys, Tennessee Bar Association, 2009-2010.
•Presenter, Business Torts 101: Tortious Interference, Tennessee Bar Association, 2008-2010.
•Presenter, Business Torts 101: Trade Secrets, Tennessee Bar Association, 2008-2009.
• Presenter, Business Torts 101: Covenants Not-to-Compete, Tennessee Bar Association, 2007-2009.
• Presenter, Business Torts 101: The Duty of Loyalty, Tennessee Bar Association, 2008.
•Practical Guidance on Application of Caps on Non-Economic Damages and Punitive Damages
•Business Judgment Rule Receives Boost in Tennessee
American Bar Association
Revenue Officer, 2016-2018
Co-Chair Diversity and Inclusion, 2014-2016
Managing Director, 2013-2014
Standing Committee on Membership
House of Delegates, 2007-Present
Young Lawyers Division
Assembly Speaker, 2005-2007
Tennessee Bar Association
Board of Governors, 2004
CLE and Membership Committees
Young Lawyers Division
Mississippi Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association
Access to Justice Committee
Arkansas Bar Association
Chickasaw Council, Boy Scouts of America
Council President, 2017-present
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