Charles E. Griffin is a member at Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLLC. His practice areas include insurance and commercial litigation, healthcare related litigation and financial services litigation. He has experience handling malpractice claims, nursing home defense, predatory lending and predatory insurance practice claims.
Mr. Griffin was an Eastland Scholar at the University of Mississippi Law School. He served as a Congressional Intern in Washington, DC at the U.S. House of Representatives. His experience includes service as a Special Assistant Attorney General, Municipal Prosecutor, Municipal Public Defender, Municipal Judge, City Attorney and former General Counsel for the Mississippi Department of Energy and Transportation. Mr. Griffin is a former Instructor at Jackson State University and former Board Member of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services.
Mr. Griffin is an elected member of the American Law Institute. He is also an elected member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) and the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). He has been listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers (since 2006) and has been named as one of the top 50 attorneys in Mid-South Super Lawyers (Mississippi, 2006, 2009 and 2010). Mr. Griffin speaks frequently to many groups, including the American Law Institute; American Bar Association (ALI-ABA), the National Bar Association, Litigation Counsel of America, the Defense Research Institute and the National Business Institute. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha Delta and the Community Foundation of Greater Jackson, Mississippi. He is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) and is a co-founder of the LCA Diversity Law Institute.
Mr. Griffin is an authority on diversity in the legal profession and has conducted extensive research on diversity relating to minority defense lawyers and minority defense law firms. Mr. Griffin is available to advise individuals, corporations, law firms, associations and other groups on topics of diversity, substantive commercial law, insurance and general litigation. For more information view Mr. Griffin’s profile at www.butlersnow.com/atty_search/bio/241/charles_e_griffin.html
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