Luther T. Munford
Firm: Butler Snow LLP
Address: 1020 Highland Colony Parkway, Suite 1400
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Membership: AssociationsMississippi Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationAmerican Academy of Appellate LawyersPast PresidentThe Appellate AdvocateEditorMississippi Code of Judicial Conduct Study CommitteeChairCapital Area Bar Association
University: Princeton University, A.B., 1971; Oxford University, B.A., Political Science/Economics, first class, 1973, University of Virginia, J.D., 1976 Editorial Board, University of Virginia Law Review
Admitted: 1976, Mississippi; U.S. District Courts, Mississippi: Northern and Southern Districts; U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
Biography: Luther is a member of the firm's Appellate and Written Advocacy Group and concentrates his practice on appellate matters, media law, constitutional law, professional liability and product liability defense. Distinctions•AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell •Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: Appellate (Mississippi) - Band 1, 2015 •The Best Lawyers in America , Appellate Practice; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; First Amendment Law; Litigation - First Amendment; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Media Law•The Best Lawyers in America Lawyer of the Year, Appellate Practice •Mid-South Super Lawyers , Appellate, 2006-2015 •Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules to the Judicial Conference of the United States, 1992-1998 •Lawyers' Advisory Committee, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1990-2002 •Chair, Alumni Council of Princeton University, 1995-1997 •Associate Professor, Mississippi College School of Law, 1986-1989 Publications•Co-Author, Classification When Equivalence Means Safety, Pro Te: Solutio, Vol. 8 No. 2, Summer 2015 •Co-author, The Door to Open Government in Mississippi, Tapping Officials' Secrets (Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, 2012). •Co-author, Survey of Mississippi Privacy and Related Claims Against the Media 50-State Survey: Media Privacy and Related Law 2011-2012 (Media Law Resource Center). •Mississippi Appellate Practice (MLI Press 2010). • The Peacemaker Test: Application and Comparison, 80 Miss. L. J. 639 (2010). • The Peacemaker Test: Designing Legal Rights to Reduce Legal Warfare, 12 Harv. Neg. L. Rev. 377(2007), selected for the 2008 Green Bag Almanac.