Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that partner Paul S. Ware has been elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. Election as a Fellow is evidence of professional distinction and constitutes a professional honor. Selection as a Fellow is limited to the top 1/3 of 1% of lawyers licensed to practice in the United States.
“This is a distinct honor for Paul and we congratulate him on this achievement and recognition,” said Bradley Arant Chairman Beau Grenier. “The American Bar Foundation has recognized what we as Paul’s colleagues already know of him: He is a consummate professional, a talented lawyer, trusted counsel to his clients, and dedicated to community service.”
Ware focuses his practice primarily on mergers and acquisitions and related corporate governance activities and transactions, particularly those involving financial institutions. He serves on the Advisory Board of the University of North Carolina School of Law Banking Institute. Ware holds a J.D. (cum laude) from Washington & Lee University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of the South.
His community involvement has focused on the visual arts. He serves on the board of Studio by the Tracks, a nonprofit organization which provides free art instruction to adults and children with autism; is a participant in ArtBlink benefitting the Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB; is a community art partner with VSA of Alabama, a statewide organization dedicated to serving children and adults with disabilities and chronic illnesses; and has provided hands-on art projects for YouthServe, the largest youth service organization in Birmingham.
About The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation
The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers to become Fellows. They have demonstrated outstanding achievements and dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Established in 1955, the Fellows support the research work of the American Bar Foundation through their annual contributions and sponsor seminars and events of direct relevance to leaders of the legal profession. Membership in the Fellows is limited to 1/3 of 1% of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by Fellows in their jurisdiction and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.