Donald Clark Jr. Re-elected Chairman of Butler Snow

Long-serving leader has helmed the firm during era of rapid expansion

Ridgeland, Mississippi, UNITED STATES

RIDGELAND, Miss., June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Butler Snow is pleased to announce the re-election of Donald Clark Jr. to serve as chairman of the firm until January, 2020. Clark has served in the role since 2006. During this period, Butler Snow has grown from 3 offices and 140 attorneys to 24 offices and more than 330 attorneys.

Clark’s collaborative, teamwork first style compliments a unique culture at the firm. He has worked with Butler Snow’s executive committee to implement strategic plans focused on strengthening client service; talent development, inclusivity and diversity; and practice development and service offerings for clients.  

During his tenure, the firm has garnered numerous awards and accolades, and consistently ranks among the nation’s top law firms in many practice areas as well as for client service. Over the past year, Butler Snow was named a Top 10 firm for pharmaceutical client relations by BTI Consulting and was recently ranked as one of the Top 10 Bond Counsel practices in the country by Thomson Reuters.

 “I am honored to have the opportunity to continue in this role as we chart the future growth and direction of the firm,” said Donald Clark Jr., chairman, Butler Snow. “Our clients’ interests always come first, and the partnership of Butler Snow has unselfishly invested in the growth and future of the firm to that end.  As a result of this investment, we have advanced a culture of excellence for the clients and communities we serve, and we will continue to uphold this mission in a rapidly evolving legal marketplace.”

 Butler Snow has also expanded its business advisory subsidiary, Butler Snow Advisory Services, into Nashville, Tenn. and Memphis Tenn., and launched an economic development firm – VisionFirst Advisors – led by former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and former Florida Sec. of Commerce Gray Swoope. It also launched MRC/X – a regulatory and quality consulting subsidiary serving medical device, biologics, and tissue companies.




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