BTI Client Service All Stars is an elite group of 165 attorneys recognized as delivering the absolute best in client service. Attorneys named to the list are nominated solely and exclusively by clients in BTI’s independent study. BTI conducts more than 250 individual interviews annually with corporate counsel at the largest, most influential companies in the world. The survey assesses market opportunities, changing client needs and client experiences with their law firms and attorneys.
Over the past 20 years, Carl C. Butzer has developed nationally recognized expertise in the fields of intellectual property litigation and counseling, electronic discovery, and electronic information management. He is Chair of the Dallas Office Intellectual Property Group, Chair of the Litigation Support Committee, and Co-Chair of the firm’s E-Discovery Group. Mr. Butzer received his B.A. degree in Political Science and Economics, with special honors, from the University of Chicago and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan, where he was Contributing Editor for the Journal of Law Reform. He also received his LL.M. degree from the University of Cambridge in England.
Mr. Rutherford is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His practice consists primarily of representing management in labor, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment and civil rights litigation. He also counsels clients in all matters affecting the employer-employee relationship and compliance with all state and federal employment laws and regulations including all discrimination and wrongful termination laws, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and all other state and federal labor and employment statutes. Mr. Rutherford earned his B.S. degree, magna cum laude, in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University and his J.D. degree from the University of Texas.
Jackson Walker L.L.P. (jw.com) has more than 100 years of experience in providing legal counsel to clients throughout Texas, the United States, and internationally. The firm provides a strong regional base of over 300 attorneys in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Angelo, and San Antonio.