Mark A. Dreher

Mark A. Dreher: 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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Attorney Awards


Mark has experience defending pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in mass tort and individual cases. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a Mid-South Rising Star .


Super Lawyers
•Mid-South Rising Star, Personal Injury Defense: Products, 2013-2015

In the News

•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

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

•Author, Square Pegs and Round Holes: Discovery From The Perspective of Closing Argument, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 6 No. 3, September, 2013.
•Author, “The Social Network: American Jurors Reaching out of the Courtroom and Into Trouble,” Mississippi Bar, Litigation Section E-Newsletter, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pg. 6-10, May 2012.
•Author, “The Social Network: American Jurors Reaching Out of the Courtroom and into Trouble,” Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 4, No. 3, 15-19, August 2011.
•Author, “Bad Behavior: Potential Pitfalls That Could Lead to Mistrial,” Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 3 No. 1, 16-19, January 2010.
•Author, “Case Law: Multi-State Survey of Ethical Opinions Regarding Legal Process Outsourcing,” Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 2 No. 2, 12-13, April 2009.
•Author, “The Unique Complexities of Pharmaceutical Pricing,” Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 1 No. 4, 18-23, October 2008.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Drug and Device Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Device and Healthcare

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(601) 985-4573  Phone
(601) 985-4500  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alabama, B.A., History, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Clerkship, Judge Leslie H. Southwick, Mississippi Court of Appeals, 1997
Law School Attended:
Mississippi College, J.D., Moot Court Board, 2002
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts, Mississippi: Northern and Southern Districts; 2002, Mississippi


American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Mississippi Bar Association

Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association

Capital Area Bar Association

Jackson Young Lawyers

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Reported Cases:
Experience: Ristesund v. Johnson & Johnson, et al. - Trial team in products liability action (St. Louis, Mo. 2016).; Served an in-house secondment of the legal department of a leading pharmaceutical company (2015).; Kristufek v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. - Trial team in pharmaceutical personal injury case (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Pa. 2015).; Kendall v. Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc., et al - Trial Team, Significantly reduced verdict in retrial of Pharmaceutical Personal Injury case (Atlantic City, N.J. 2014).; Haley, et al. v. Merial Ltd., et al. - Denial of class certification in veterinary pharmaceutical case (N.D. Miss., 2013).; Elliott v. City of Holly Springs, et al. - Summary judgment obtained in fuel gas explosion personal injury case (Marshall Co. Miss., 2013).; Reynolds/Wilkinson/Rossitto/Young v. Hoffmann La Roche, et al. - Trial team, multiple defense verdicts in pharmaceutical personal injury case (Atlantic Co. N.J., 2012).; Andrews/Gaghan/Marshall v. Hoffmann La Roche, et al. - Trial team, multiple defense verdicts in pharmaceutical personal injury case (Atlantic Co. N.J., 2011).; Villas of Windsong, Ltd., et al. v. RGT/Charleston Partners, Ltd. - Appellate counsel, favorable holding reversing and rendering the lower court in commercial real estate dispute (Miss. App. 2011).; Matthews v. FMC, et al. - Summary judgment obtained in crop injury case (Cassia Co. Ind., 2009).; Brasscorp, d/b/a Cliplight Manufacturing Co. v. Highside Chemicals, Inc. - Trial counsel, defense verdict in $4 million commercial dispute (S.D. Miss., 2007).; Townsend v. Daewoo Heavy Industries America Corp., et al. - Summary judgment obtained in heavy machinery personal injury case (Hinds Co. Miss., 2007).; Defends pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in mass tort and individual cases pending in state and federal court throughout the U.S.; Discovery team leader in Mississippi diet drug litigation.; National coordinating counsel for medical device litigation.; Represented numerous pharmaceutical manufacturers in average wholesale pricing litigation.; Represented numerous chemical manufacturers in crop liability litigation.; Represented numerous insurers in workers' compensation, nursing home liability and Hurricane Katrina-related claims.

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

    (601) 985-4573 Phone

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