James H. (Jay) Bolin

James H. (Jay) Bolin: 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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Jay focuses his practice on product liability litigation, toxic tort litigation, environmental litigation and general litigation defense. He is also a Certified Contract Advisor with the NFLPA and CFLPA and is a Registered Athlete-Agent in several states.


•Certified Contract Advisor, National Football League Players Association (NFLPA)
The Best Lawyers in America , Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants, 2017-2018
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’
•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Channing Ward to Opening Day Roster
•Butler Snow Attorney Earns NFLPA Contract Advisor Certification

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

• A Review of Recent Literature on the ‘Association/Causal Link’ Between Benzene and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, ABA Toxic Torts and Environmental Law Committee Newsletter, Winter 2012.
• Lawson - Making Distinctions without a Difference or Creating More Differences? The MDLA Quarterly, Spring 2012.

Recent Blogs

•Genomics and Genetics - Helping to Remove Inferences and Possible Litigation Bias

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Asbestos, Silica and Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Tort, Transportation & Specialized Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Catastrophic Events and Major Claims
  • Entertainment and Media

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(601) 985-4595  Phone
(601) 985-4500  Fax
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.Accy., cum laude, 1990; University of Mississippi, M.Accy., 1991
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., 1996
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts, Mississippi: Northern and Southern Districts; U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; 1996, Mississippi


American Bar Association

Litigation Section

Mass Torts Committee

Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section

Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Product Liability Committee

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Mississippi Bar

Capital Area Bar Association

Birth Information:
Reported Cases:
Experience: Actively engaged in defending asbestos cases in Mississippi and in the Asbestos Multi-District Litigation (MDL-875). Has trial experience in Mississippi and Texas involving claims of exposure to asbestos containing products.; Experience as National Coordinating Counsel for a client in its mass tort litigation, developing and coordinating defense across country.; Currently involved in Multi-District Litigation involving product liability claims.; Handles general insurance defense matters, in federal and state courts.; Handles a variety of product liability disputes for manufacturers and distributors in federal and state courts, including recreational vehicles and power tools.; Handles chemical exposure cases including benzene and products regulated by the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act ( FIFRA ).; Pounds v. Rogersol, Inc., et al. (S. D. Miss. ) trial court granted Daubert Motion in a toxic tort benzene case, and motion for summary judgment.; In re Profiler Products Liability Litigation, 2008 WL 1774909, S. D. Ill., April 16, 2008 (NO. MDL. 06-1748-GPM).; Duffin v. Honeywell Intern., Inc., 312 F. Supp. 2d 869, N. D. Miss., April 05, 2004 (NO. CIV. A. 403CV389). More...; Atlanta Cas. Co. v. Powell, 83 F. Supp. 2d 749, N. D. Miss., June 17, 1999 (NO. 1: 97CV189-B-D).

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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) 985-4595 Phone

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