•AV- Preeminent Peer Review Rated
•Best Lawyers in America
•Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, 2011-2019
•Mid-South Super Lawyers, Class Action/Mass Torts, 2007-2018
•Top 50: Mississippi Super Lawyers, 2012, 2014-2015
•Lifetime Achievement Selection, America’s Top 100 Attorneys
•Graduate, International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
•Outstanding Young Lawyer of Mississippi, Mississippi Bar, 2003-2004
•Graduate, American Bar Association, TIPS Leadership Academy, 2007
•fellow, American Bar Foundation
•Top 40 Under 40, Mississippi Business Journal, 2004
•fellow, Young Lawyers Division, American Bar Association
•Distinguished Leadership Award, Community Leadership Association, 2005
•Charles Clark American Inn of Court, 1998-2000
•fellow, Young Lawyers Division, Mississippi Bar
In the News
•Who’s Who Legal Recognizes 10 Butler Snow Attorneys
•Butler Snow Ranked No. 2 in Lex Machina’s ‘Top Law Firm Report’
•106 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•Meade W. Mitchell Elected to Governing Council of the American Bar Association, Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section
•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•Butler Snow Ranked One of USA’s Leading Product Liability Firms by Who’s Who Legal
•Butler Snow Attorneys Elected to Local Bar Association Leadership Positions
•102 Butler Snow Attorneys List in 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•Butler Snow Attorneys Speak at the ABA Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee Transportation MegaConference
•117 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2013 Mid-South Super Lawyers
•Committee Makes Nominations
Papers, Presentations, & Publications
•Author, “Who’s on First: The FDA or the FTC?,” Pro Te Solutio, Vol. 12 (2019).
•Author, “Defending TBI and CRPS Cases,” The Brief, Vol. 47 (2017).
•Presenter, Deposition Basics, Mississippi Bar Center, Jackson, MS, 2015 and 2017 (CLE Presentation).
•Presenter, Handling and Defending the High Exposure/Subjective Complaint Case, 2017 ABA Transportation MegaConference (CLE Presentation).
•Presenter, Cars and Trucks of the (Not So Distant) Future, and the Litigation to Follow, ABA Automotive, Products Liability and Commercial Transportation Webinar (2016) (CLE Presentation).
•Author, Deposition Basics, The Mississippi Lawyer, Fall 2015.
•Author, Cars & Trucks of the Future (Plus Litigation to Follow), ABA/TIPS Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee Newsletter, Summer 2015.
•Author, Driving Innovations and Investigation Technology, 2015 ABA Transportation Megaconference (CLE Presentation).
•Book Editor/ Contributing Author, Damages: A State by State Summary, American Bar Association, 2014.
•Author, Learn Trial Techniques from the Best, 2014 ABA 23rd Annual Spring CLE Meeting, (CLE Presentation).
•Author, Litigating Against An Experienced Truck Accident Attorney, 2013 ABA Commercial Transportation Committee Webinar (CLE Presentation).
•Author, Recent Developments in Class Actions: The American and Canadian Perspective, 2013 Lex Mundi Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Meeting (CLE Presentation).
•Book Editor, Mississippi News Reporters’ Legal Handbook, Mississippi Bar Association (2009).
•Author, “What’s In the Black Box? A Show and Tell With Car and Truck EDRs,” ABA/TIPS, Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee Newsletter (2009).
•Author, E-Discovery: It’s Coming, Are You Ready?, Transportation and Trucking Industry Seminar, Denver, Colorado, 2006 (Industry Paper and Lecture).
•Author, It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday: Multiple Defendants Joinder/Venue Severance, 2006 Harris Martin Mississippi Silica Conference (CLE Presentation).
•Author, It’s Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday: Multiple Defendants Joinder/Venue Severance, 2005 Mississippi Bar Association Summer School for Lawyers (CLE Presentation).
•Author, “Law in the Fifth Circuit Since Daubert,” 998 Supplement for Products Liability Advisory Committee Experts/Evidence Action Group’s Deskbook (1998).
•Author, Basic Principles of Bankruptcy and State Reclamation, Mississippi College Law Review, Vol. 18-2, 1998.
•Author, “The Lobby Reform Act of 1994,” Mississippi Municipalities, Vol. 43, No. 11 (1994).
•Author, “Discovery Abuse and a Proposed Reform: Mandatory Disclosure,” Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 62-3 (1993).
•Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership, Board of Directors, Board Member, 2009, 2012-Present
•Leadership Greater Jackson, Graduate, 2001
•Leadership Greater Jackson, Alumni Association, President, 2004-2005
•Jackson Rotary Clu
Lex Mundi Legal Network
Firm Representative, 2006-Present
American Bar Association
Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section
Governing Council, 2017-Present
Content Management Committee
Book Publishing Board
Commercial Transportation Committee
Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Committee
Vice Chair, 2007-Present
Mississippi Membership Co-Chair, 2008-2011
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Trucking Industry Defense Association
Transportation Lawyers Association
Executive Committee, 2010-2017
Public Information Committee
Bar Admission Ceremony Committee
Local Affiliates Committee
Young Lawyers Division
American Bar Association / Young Lawyers Division
Mississippi District Representative, 2002
International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association
Capital Area Bar Association
Board Member, 1999 - 2000, 2012 - Present
Jackson Young Lawyers
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