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Briana Butler


Briana Butler assists clients in a broad range of litigation matters.

Professional Biography

Briana Butler is an associate in Baker Donelson's Memphis office and a member of the Advocacy Department. She assists clients in a wide range of litigation matters. Her diverse practice includes assisting banks and financial institutions with state and federal bankruptcy matters, creditors' rights litigation, and other banking and financial services disputes.

Ms. Butler was a graduate research assistant at the University of Memphis and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Bernice Donald of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Ms. Butler also clerked for the Honorable Rhynette Hurd of the Shelby County Circuit Court.

Before joining Baker Donelson as an associate, Ms. Butler served as a summer associate at the Firm.

  • Named to the 20<30 Class of 2024 by the Memphis Flyer
  • Member – Association for Women Attorneys, Student Chapter
    • Vice President (2021 – 2022)
    • President (2020 – 2021)
  • Member – Black Law Student Association
    • Professional Liaison (2020 – 2022)
  • Associate Member – Alternative Dispute Resolution American Inn of Court (2023 – present)
  • Associate Member – Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court (2023 – present)
  • Pupil Member – Leo Bearman, Sr. American Inn of Court (2021 – 2022)
  • Member – Moot Court Board, PR/Outreach Committee (2021 – 2022)
  • Member – Order of the Barristers Honor Society
  • Recipient – Wes Fowler Best Oral Advocate Award
  • Recipient – Christian Soronen Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy


  • University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., 2022, cum laude
  • University of Memphis, B.A., 2019, magna cum laude


  • Tennessee, 2023
  • Tennessee Supreme Court, 2023

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