Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm named eight new partners for 2013, effective January 1. The new partners are: Rashad Blossom, Jennifer Hoover Clark, David H. Cooper, Jr., Jenny Harris Henderson, Michael P. Huff, Jonathan D. Kipp, Matthew B. Mattingly, and David W. Stempel.
“This is a significant, hard-earned, and well-deserved achievement for each of these individuals,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “They are all talented attorneys who are dedicated to the legal profession and to providing superior client service.”
Rashad Blossom (Charlotte) is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Distressed Investing practice groups. He represents commercial debtors and creditors in workouts, Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructurings and liquidations, and general civil matters in both state and federal courts. Mr. Blossom’s client base spans many industries, including manufacturing, real estate, medical and hardware distribution. He holds a J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law and a B.S. from the University of Alabama.
Jennifer Hoover Clark (Birmingham) is a member of the firm’s Health Care practice and represents providers in matters involving both regulatory issues and litigation. Her clients include hospitals, dialysis providers, home health agencies, ambulatory surgery centers, physicians and health care providers. Ms. Clark assists clients with the extensive regulations that apply to health care providers, including state certificate of need laws, Medicare and Medicaid certification, licensure laws and reimbursement. She holds a J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Alabama School of law and a B.A. (cum laude) from the University of Alabama.
David H. Cooper, Jr. (Birmingham) is a member of the firm’s Economic Development and Tax practice group. He focuses on economic development incentive package structuring and negotiation as well as the representation of public and private companies in connection with various corporate matters and transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity, corporate governance, compliance with federal and state securities laws, business planning and entity formation. Mr. Cooper holds a J.D. from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University and a B.S. from Auburn University.
Jenny Harris Henderson (Birmingham) is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Distressed Investing practice group. She represents debtors and creditors in bankruptcy cases, out-of-court workouts and restructurings, and bankruptcy-related litigation. Ms. Henderson regularly represents lenders and court-appointed receivers in state and federal court. She also represents distressed companies in and outside of bankruptcy. Ms. Henderson holds a J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Alabama Law School and a B.A. (magna cum laude) from Birmingham-Southern College.
Michael P. Huff (Huntsville) serves as a member of the firm’s Litigation practice group and serves as defense counsel to clients involved in disputes in federal and state courts, as well as arbitrations. He works with clients on a range of matters, including medical and other professional negligence, products liability, defamation, banking and bankruptcy, personal injury defense, residential construction, and other commercial disputes. Mr. Huff holds a J.D. (magna cum laude) from the University of Alabama School of Law and a B.S. (magna cum laude) from Clemson University.
Jonathan D. Kipp (Birmingham) counsels a wide range of clients on matters involving business entity formation and capitalization, private securities placements, private equity and venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, investment fund formation and regulation, and the negotiation of licensing, product development, manufacturing, services and similar agreements. His practice includes a particular focus on emerging growth companies and he has significant experience with technology and life sciences companies. Mr. Kipp holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and a B.A. and B.S.B.A (magna cum laude) from the University of Richmond.
Matthew B. Mattingly (Nashville) counsels clients on matters involving commercial real estate, commercial lending transactions, and general business issues. He focuses his practice on real estate transactions, with an emphasis on real estate acquisition and development, and commercial leasing transactions. Mr. Mattingly holds a J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law and a B.A. from Transylvania University.
David W. Stempel (Nashville) advises clients in complex business transactions. He counsels public and private clients on corporate governance issues and advises on matters such as strategic mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures; private equity and venture capital investments; debt and equity restructurings; leveraged buyouts; SEC reporting requirements; and public and private sales of debt and equity securities. Mr. Stempel has experience with companies in a number of different industries, including health care, technology, telecommunications and private equity. He holds a J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a B.S. from Vanderbilt University.