Mr. Butler is a founding member of the Firm. He primarily represents employees in employment matters and has handled individual and class employment matters for private and public employees on a wide range of issues. His cases often attract statewide and national media attention. He is a regular speaker at continuing legal and judicial education programs, lecturing on a variety of employment and civil litigation topics. His peers recognize him as among the best trial lawyers in the region. In 2003 Virginia Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" edition named Harris "The Best Employment Lawyer" in Virginia. In 2006 and again in December 2007, he was named by them as "One of The Best Employment Lawyers" in Virginia. In 2006, 2009 and again in 2010, Virginia Super Lawyers listed Mr. Butler among “The Top 10 Attorneys in Virginia.” He was also selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2008 and 2009 in the field of Labor and Employment Law (Copyright 2007 and 2008 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Also in 2009, Mr. Butler was admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America, during the Spring Meeting of the College in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.