Federal proceedings – 18-cv-866

On December 19, 2018, the Receiver filed a complaint against Butler Snow LLP; Butler Snow Advisory Services, LLC; Matt Thornton; Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC; Alexander Seawright, LLC; Brent Alexander; and Jon Seawright that alleges the defendants’ actions contributed to the success of the Madison Timber Ponzi scheme, and therefore to the debts of the Receivership Estate.

The following are select filings (most recent first) from the federal civil case Alysson Mills vs. Butler Snow, et al., No. 3:18-cv-00866 (S.D. Miss.):

2020-09-30 [Docket entry only] “TEXT-ONLY ORDER STAYING CASE pending resolution of Butler Snow’s interlocutory appeal. Signed by District Judge Carlton W. Reeves on 9/30/20.”

2020-07-02 [Butler Snow’s appeal] Oral argument [CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RECORDING]  

2020-04-22 [Docket entry only] “Set Hearing: Settlement Conference set for 5/27/2020 09:00 AM before Magistrate Judge F. Keith Ball. … All parties, including a person with full settlement authority, are required to be present at the conference unless excused by the Court. If a party believes the scheduled settlement conference would not be productive and should be cancelled, the party is directed to inform the Court …. ”

2020-02-24 [Butler Snow’s appeal] Butler Snow’s reply brief

2020-01-24 [68] Alexander Seawright’s Reply to Receiver’s Opposition to Alexander Seawright’s Motion to Dismiss

2020-01-24 [67] Baker Donelson’s Reply to Receiver’s Opposition to Baker Donelson’s Motion to Dismiss

2020-01-23 [Butler Snow’s appeal] The Receiver’s brief

2020-01-10 [66] Receiver’s response to Alexander Seawright’s Motion to Dismiss

2020-01-10 [65] Receiver’s response to Baker Donelson’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-12-20 [63] Alexander Seawright’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-12-20 [59] Baker Donelson’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-12-12 [58] Brent Alexander’s Motion for Settlement Conference

2019-12-02 [Butler Snow’s appeal] Butler Snow’s brief

2019-11-22 [57] Amended Complaint

2019-11-04 [56] Jon Seawright’s Notice of Bankruptcy

2019-10-31 [55] Order regarding briefing schedule

2019-10-04 [51] Butler Snow’s Notice of Appeal

2019-10-04 [50] Butler Snow Advisory’s Notice of Appeal

2019-10-01 [49] Order denying Baker Donelson’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-09-12 [48] Order denying Butler Snow’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-08-05 [46] Receiver’s Response to Baker Donelson

2019-07-29 [45] Baker Donelson’s Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Memorandum

2019-03-22 [40] Alexander Seawright’s Reply to Receiver’s Opposition to Alexander Seawright’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-03-15 [37] Receiver’s Opposition to Alexander Seawright’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-03-14 [36] Baker Donelson’s Reply to Receiver’s Opposition to Baker Donelson’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-03-07 [35] Receiver’s Opposition to Baker Donelson’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-03-06 [33] Alexander Seawright’s Answer

2019-03-06 [31] Alexander Seawright’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-02-21 [28] Baker Donelson’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-02-14 [27] Butler Snow’s Reply to Receiver’s Opposition to Butler Snow’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-02-07 [26] Receiver’s Opposition to Butler Snow’s Motion to Dismiss

2019-01-24 [20] Butler Snow’s Motion to Dismiss and Compel Arbitration

2018-12-31 [8] Letter requesting conference

2018-12-31 [7] Demand for Jury Trial

2018-12-19 [1] Complaint