Kasey M. Adams

Kasey Adams

Kasey Adams focuses her practice on all types of pharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare litigation, including drug and device litigation and product liability litigation. She holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Mississippi and obtained her J.D. from Mississippi College. Kasey is admitted to the Mississippi State Bar, both districts […]

Thomas A. Agostinelli

Thomas Agostinelli

Thomas Agostinelli is the Director of Practice Management and has 20+ years of process analysis and project leadership experience helping teams achieve operational excellence employing an array of improvement and project management techniques. Thomas earned his undergraduate and masters degree in business at Mississippi State University.

Katelyn R. Ashton

Katelyn Ashton

Katelyn is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare group. Katelyn focuses her practice on pharmaceutical and medical device products liability litigation and has experience in various aspects of discovery and trial preparation in such actions. She previously clerked for Chief Judge S. Thomas Anderson of […]

Cara R. Baer

Cara Baer

Cara R. Baer focuses her practice on transactions for life sciences companies and academic medical centers, the application of international privacy laws to medical research activities, and intellectual property counseling. Cara works with some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical, medical device, and biopharmaceutical corporations, facilitating business and commercial transactions and joint ventures and strategic collaborations. […]

Amanda B. Barbour

Amanda Barbour

Amanda serves as a Team Leader for the White Collar, Compliance and Government Investigations Team and focuses her practice on government investigations and complex litigation. She has served as Lead Chair in over 30 jury trials and conducted dozens of criminal investigations. She regularly conducts internal investigations providing advice on reporting obligations and representation throughout […]

James A. Beakes, III

Jim Beakes

Jim Beakes is a member of the Firm’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Group and Appellate and Written Advocacy Group. He focuses his litigation practice on general, trucking and healthcare matters. Jim obtained his J.D. from Vanderbilt University and is admitted to the Georgia and Tennessee State Bars, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern […]

Christopher S. Berdy

Chris Berdy

Chris has defended a wide variety of product lines ranging from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to consumer, commercial and industrial products and manufacturing systems. He has served as coordinating counsel and on bellwether and core discovery teams in pharmaceutical litigation. Chris has been recognized by several organizations for his expertise, including Best Lawyers in America®, Mid-South […]

Tara L. Blake

Tara Blake

Tara Blake is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and primarily practices within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Litigation Group. Tara holds a B.S. in Psychology from Furman University and received her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.  She is admitted in Alabama, California and Tennessee. To view Tara’s full […]

H. Barber Boone

barber boone

With a technical background as a former IT consultant, Barber has over 15 years of experience handling matters with complex e-discovery issues. He has served as lead counsel or co-counsel on various large matters where complicated document issues persist throughout the litigation, such as trade secrets, false advertising and environmental litigation. He is also experienced in advising […]

Kim Bueno

Kim Bueno

Kim is a trial lawyer who represents clients in high-stakes personal injury actions and complex commercial litigation. She is nationally recognized as one of the preeminent pharmaceutical and medical device trial attorneys, having served as trial counsel in high-profile cases throughout the country. Most recently, Kim has tried product liability cases involving medical devices.  She […]

Charles A. Byrd

Chad Byrd

Chad is a member of Butler Snow’s litigation department and practices within the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Group. From 2013-2018, he clerked for Chief Justice William L. Waller of the Supreme Court of Mississippi. He also served as a legal writing adjunct professor at Mississippi College from 2013-2015.  Chad completed his undergraduate education at […]

Brianna N. Caldwell

brianna caldwell

Brianna is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. She obtained her J.D., summa cum laude, in 2022 from Mississippi College School of Law, where she served as the Technical Articles Editor of the Law Review and a member of the Moot Court board. She obtained her B.A. from Mississippi College in 2019. She […]

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