Michael B. Hewes
Firm: Butler Snow LLP
Address: 1300 Twenty Fifth Avenue, Suite 204
Gulfport, MS 39502
Membership: AssociationsAmerican Bar AssociationDefense Research Institute (DRI)Drug and Medical Device CommitteeInternational Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)Mississippi Bar AssociationCapital Area Bar AssociationMississippi Defense Lawyers Associati
University: University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., Business Administration, 1992, University of Mississippi, J.D., cum laude, 2000 Mississippi Cases Editor, Mississippi Law Journal, Appellate Competition Chair, Moot Court Board
Admitted: 2000, Mississippi; U.S. District Courts, Mississippi: Northern and Southern Districts; U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Biography: Michael is a member of Butler Snow’s Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Group and has spent the majority of his career defending clients in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. He also served as a JAG Officer in the Mississippi Army National Guard. Distinctions•AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell •Mid-South Super Lawyers , Personal Injury Defense: Products, 2008-2009, 2012-2015 •Mid-South Rising Stars , Personal Injury Defense: Products •Lieutenant Colonel (MS), Retired, Mississippi Army National Guard •Judge Advocate General, Mississippi Army National Guard •Graduate, Leadership Mississippi •Graduate, Leadership Pine Belt Publications• Cutting the Head Off the Snake: Blunting the Effect of the Reptile Approach During Corporate Depositions, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 8 No. 1, 5-17 (March 2015) • Medicare Secondary Payer Act Private Cause of Action: Legitimate Threat, Plaintiffs’ Bluff, or Somewhere in Between?, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 6 No. 2, 9-13 (May 2013).• Update: Implementation of the Pediatric Medical Device Safety and Improvement ACT of 2007, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 4 No. 4, pg. 15 (November 2011).• Not Just for Adults Anymore, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 3 No. 3, 8-11 (August 2010).•Co-Author, Preparing Your Sales Force: Keeping Legal Issues in Mind from Training to Trial Part II, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 2 No. 3, 8-12 (July 2009). • Preparing Your Sales Force: Keeping Legal Issues in Mind from Training to Trial Part I, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 2 No. 2, 14-19 (April 2009). • Medicare Second Payer Act, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 1 No. 1, 12-17 (January 2008).