Ryan L. Pratt
Firm: Butler Snow LLP
Address: 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Membership: AssociationsState Bar of Georgia•Mississippi Bar Association•Chair, Professionalism Committee•Business Law Section•Executive Committee•National Association of Bond Lawyers•American Bar Association
University: University of Mississippi, B.A., Psychology, cum laude, 2004, University of Mississippi, J.D., cum laude, 2007 Managing Editor, Mississippi Law Journal
Admitted: 2007, Mississippi; U.S. District Courts Mississippi: Northern, Southern; 2015, Georgia
Biography: Distinctions•AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell •Former Assistant Secretary of State, Secretary of State, State of Mississippi, 2011-2012 •Member, Board of Directors, Madison County Chambers of Commerce, 2010-2014 •Adjunct Professor, Legal Writing, Mississippi College School of Law, 2011-2012 •Former Editor, Mississippi Business Law Reporter, 2012 •Leadership Mississippi, Class of 2010 Publications•Co-Author, Encyclopedia of Mississippi Law (2015 ed.), Chapter 5 - Alternative Dispute Resolution.•Presenter, “Mediation Training,” Jackson, Mississippi (September 25, 2014 and February 18-19, 2013); Biloxi, Mississippi (September29, 2014 and July 15-16, 2013).•Presenter, “Ethical Considerations in Planning and Drafting Trusts, “Sterling Education Services, Jackson, Mississippi, July 10, 2013.•Presenter, “Negotiation and Mediation,” Mississippi College School of Law, Guest Lecturer, November 4, 2013 and March 4, 2013.•Presenter, “State Law Impact on LLCs,” National Business Institute; Jackson, Mississippi (June 26, 2012).•Author, “Overview of Real Property Legislation,” Mississippi Business Law Report, Summer 2011.•Author, “Mississippi Nonprofit Corporations in the Electronic Age,” Mississippi Business Law Report, Summer 2011.•Author, “Mississippi Secretary of State's 2011 Legislative Proposals: Tax Incentives, Streamlining Real Property Filings, and Protecting Trade Secrets,” Mississippi Business Law Report, Spring 2011.•Presenter, “Mississippi Nonprofit Corporation Act Compliance,” Mississippi Rural Water Association Advanced Training, Forest, Mississippi (March 10, 2011), Starkville, Mississippi (March 15, 2011), and Jackson, Mississippi (March 29, 2011. •Presenter, “Revised Mississippi Limited Liability Corporation Act,” Mississippi Bar Tax Section CLE; Jackson, Mississippi, April 1, 2011 and Mississippi Bar Business Section CLE; Jackson, Mississippi, April 15, 2011.•Presenter, “Update from 2011 Legislative Session,” Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants CPE, Jackson, MS, April 21, 2011 and Mississippi Bar Business Section CLE, Jackson, MS, April 15, 2011.