Bradley Named One of BBJ’s 2016 Best Places to Work
was named to the Birmingham Business Journal’s
annual list of Best Places to Work for the fourth consecutive year. The firm was honored in the Extra-Large Company category for its positive workplace culture, retention risk and trust in leadership.
Two Bradley Attorneys Chosen for Prestigious State Leadership Initiative
Bradley is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Brad Robertson
and Huntsville associate Harold D. Mooty
, III were selected to participate in Leadership Alabama’s two-day 2016 Alabama Leadership Initiative, which took place in April.
Bradley Partner Beau Byrd Elected to Chair Auburn University Real Estate Program Advisory Council
Bradley is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Beau Byrd
has been elected chairperson of the Auburn University Master of Real Estate Development (AUMRED) Program Advisory Council. Mr. Byrd’s term, which commenced in the spring, will last for two years.
Nine Bradley Attorneys Named to Nashville Business Journal’s 2016 “Best of the Bar” List
Bradley is pleased to announce that nine of the firm’s attorneys have been named to the Nashville Business Journal’s 2016 “Best of the Bar” list in the “large firm” category. The list includes Emily Bowman, Ann Cargile,George Cate, Jay Hardcastle, Lela Hollabaugh, Sam Lipshie, Bob Patterson, Todd Presnell, and Thor Urness.
Bradley Receives Nashville Bar Association Diversity Leadership Award for 11th Consecutive Year
Bradley is pleased to announce that the Nashville Bar Association (NBA) has recognized the firm with a 2016 Diversity Leadership Award. This marks the 11th consecutive year that the firm has received the award for demonstrating “a continued commitment to enhancing diversity and access to professional success.” Awards were formally presented at the NBA’s annual Law Day event on April 29.
Bradley Welcomes Five Attorneys to Charlotte Office
Bradley is pleased to announce that Corby C. Anderson
and Christopher C. Lam
have joined the firm as partners in the Litigation Practice Group, and Theodore “Ted” P. Pearce
joins as counsel in the Corporate Practice Group. In addition, Matthew S. DeAntonio
joins the firm as senior attorney, and Jonathan E. Schulz
joins the firm as associate. All of the attorneys will practice in the firm’s Charlotte office and previously were with Nexsen Pruet.
Former U.S. Attorneys Highlighted Bradley in False Claims Act Victory
The National Association of Former United States Attorneys (NAFUSA) highlighted Bradley's recent False Claims Act (FCA) victory in United States ex rel. Paradies v. AseraCare, Inc.
A federal judge struck down a $200 million FCA case against AseraCare, holding that the government’s second guessing of physicians’ medical judgment alone cannot prove false claims.
Bradley Arant Attorney Named to Esteemed Law360 Rising Stars List
Bradley Arant is pleased to announce that Washington, D.C. associate Aron C. Beezley
has been selected as a Law360
Government Contracts Rising Star. Law360
’s annual list of Rising Stars is a nationwide recognition of attorneys under the age of 40 for outstanding legal accomplishments.
Four Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Selected for Nashville Bar Foundation Class of Fellows
Bradley Arant is pleased to announce that partners Austin L. McMullen
, Peter C. Sales
, and Richard F. Warren, Jr.
, and associate Junaid Odubeko
, have been selected by their colleagues for the Nashville Bar Foundation’s 2016 Class of Fellows. The Fellows Program honors Nashville Bar Association members who have contributed significantly to the community.
The Most Important Government Contract Disputes Cases of 2015
In 2015, unlike in some other years, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Court of Federal Claims and the boards of contract appeals rendered no decisions that will have a monumental impact on the law of Government contracts disputes. Nonetheless, there are several important decisions that address contract interpretation, the parsing of separate claims for jurisdiction, the Government’s right to audit the contractor’s books and records in litigation, and the parties’ obligations to preserve, search for and produce responsive documents in discovery.
Bradley Arant Partner Bruce Ely Named Co-Chair of NYU Institute on State and Local Taxation
Bradley Arant is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Bruce P. Ely
has been appointed Co-Chair of the New York University Institute on State and Local Taxation (SALT), the 35th
annual Institute being held this December in New York City. Mr. Ely will serve as co-chair for a two-year term.
Two Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partners Invited to Join Prestigious American Bar Foundation Fellows
Bradley Arant is pleased to announce that Nashville partners Patricia Head Moskal
and Edmund S. Sauer
have been invited to join The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. This distinction recognizes attorneys who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and dedication to the welfare of their communities and the highest principles of the legal profession.
Eight Bradley Arant Attorneys Named to B-Metro’s Top Lawyers 2016
Eight Bradley Arant attorneys were named to B-Metro’s
“Top Lawyers 2016.” Paige Boshell
, Paul Compton
, Joseph Mays
, Hobart McWhorter
, Kevin Newsom
, Dawn Sharff
, Laura Washburn
, and Anne Yuengert
were all included in the magazine’s annual list of Birmingham’s leading attorneys.
Bradley Arant Partner Jay Hardcastle Named to Nashville Post’s “2016 In Charge – Health Care”
Bradley Arant partner Jay Hardcastle
was named to the Nashville Post’s
“2016 In Charge – Health Care,” which lists the region’s top leaders from the inpatient, outpatient, investment and policy arenas. Hardcastle was recognized as an experienced attorney focused on healthcare regulation, contract drafting and joint venture formation.
Bradley Arant Partner Named a JD Supra Top Author
Bradley Arant is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Bradley W. Lard
has received an inaugural JD Supra Readers’ Choice Award, which recognizes authors whose original articles earned the highest ranking visibility among C-suite executives, in-house counsel, media, and other professionals across the JD Supra platform during 2015.
Bradley Arant Welcomes Craig Mayfield as Partner
Bradley Arant is pleased to announce that R. Craig Mayfield
has joined the firm’s Tampa office as partner. Mr. Mayfield will practice in Bradley Arant’s Litigation and Product Liability practice areas.
Bradley Arant Partner Elected Capitol Area Bar Association Secretary-Treasurer
Bradley Arant is pleased to announce that Jackson partner J. William Manuel
has been elected secretary-treasurer of the Capitol Area Bar Association (CABA). Mr. Manuel, who most recently served as a CABA director, will act as secretary-treasurer for a one-year term, and then proceed with annual terms as president-elect, president, and past president.