Todd Butler represents clients in matters involving employment, civil rights and appellate issues. He is general counsel to the Mississippi Municipal Liability Plan, the Mississippi Municipal Workers’ Compensation Group, and the Mississippi Municipal Service Company. Todd has successfully represented municipalities, law enforcement officers and companies, serving as counsel in nearly 100 reported decisions and having presented oral arguments in both federal and state courts throughout the United States. In many instances, he has been retained as amicus counsel to represent the interests of non-parties.
In addition to representing clients, Todd has been appointed by courts to serve as an arbitrator. Parties likewise have chosen him to arbitrate their private disputes. He teaches courses as an adjunct professor at Mississippi College School of Law and is a past Chairman of the Mississippi Bar’s Appellate Practice Section. Todd is a member of the Federalist Society and a former editor-in-chief of the Mississippi Defense Lawyers’ Association’s quarterly magazine. In 2013, he received a Leadership in Law award from the Mississippi Business Journal, and, in 2017, he was named to the Top 10 Class of the “Top 50 Under 40.” Todd was featured in the third edition of Winning On Appeal: Better Briefs and Oral Argument, a leading appellate practice treatise.