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Butler Snow Expands National Public Finance Group, 9 New Attorneys Join in Denver and Atlanta Offices

RIDGELAND, Miss., Feb. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Butler Snow is pleased to announce that it has significantly expanded its Public Finance, Tax Incentives and Credit Markets Practice Group as five attorneys join the firm in Denver and four join in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia.

"Butler Snow has placed a high level of importance on building a public finance practice with a national footprint," said Donald Clark, Jr., Chairman, Butler Snow. "These additions strengthen that position and provide a level of service and value to our clients that many firms cannot offer."

Attorney's joining Butler Snow's Denver office are Kimberley K. Crawford, Maria P. Harwood, Rene Adema Moore, Sarah P. Tasker, and Dee P. Wisor. Ashton M. Bligh, Jerry G. Peterson, and David H. Williams are joining the firm in Atlanta. Blake C. Sharpton will practice from the firm's office in Macon, Georgia. The Public Finance Group also includes Stanford G. Ladner, who recently joined the firm in its New York office.

Butler Snow offers a comprehensive and diverse public finance practice. The group of almost 40 attorneys specializes in governmental bonds, industrial development bonds, tax credits, healthcare facilities financing, economic development incentives, housing financing, including affordable housing and senior housing, federal tax matters, securities law matters, post-issuance compliance, and defaults and workouts.

"We've been extremely fortunate to attract these attorneys to our group and the team," said John F. England, the group leader for the practice. "The team we've built is going to provide the combination of value and expertise that Butler Snow clients have come to expect."

About Butler Snow

Butler Snow LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 275 attorneys representing local, regional, national and international clients from 17 offices globally. Ranked as one of America's Top 100 law firms in the BTI Power Rankings, Butler Snow is recognized as one of the nation's top law firms for client service. The firm was recently ranked 48th out of 650 firms in the BTI Client Relationship Scorecard for understanding our client's business, anticipating client's needs, unprompted communication, legal skills, quality and keeping clients informed. For more information, visit www.butlersnow.com or follow Butler Snow on twitter @Butler_Snow.

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