Butler Snow Attorney Christy Jones Recognized in Chambers Global

RIDGELAND, Miss., April 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Butler Snow attorney Christy D. Jones was recently recognized in Chambers Global Guide 2015 as a Band 1 trial lawyer, a recognition only given to 20 lawyers within the United States. Jones focuses her practice on drug and medical device litigation defense.

Chambers Global, publisher of the world's leading guides to the legal profession, researches the strengths and reputations of international law firms and attorneys through in-depth interviews with peer and competing-firm lawyers, in-house counsel and significant purchasers of legal services. Within each practice area, Chambers ranks lawyers by designating them as "Band 1-6," with Band 1 ranking highest.

Chambers Global says, "Jones is praised for her adroit handling of high-profile product liability work, receiving particular acclaim for the depth of her expertise in the pharmaceutical space."

Jones has served as national trial counsel representing numerous corporations, trying hundreds of cases throughout the United States, many of them bellwether cases. She has been recognized as a Band 1 Trial Lawyer and as a Star Individual for her work by Chambers USA, and The Best Lawyers in America® and she is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a past regent of Region 6. She is also a member of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

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