Sixty-Eight Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Named 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers

Press Release, Awards & Recognition

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that 68 of the firm’s attorneys have been named Alabama Super Lawyers and 26 were tapped as Alabama Rising Stars for 2013. The lists recognize leading attorneys in the state. They are listed in the May 2013 issue of Alabama Super Lawyers Magazine and in a special section of the May 2013 Business Alabama magazine.

Each year, only the top 5 percent of all attorneys in Alabama are named as Super Lawyers. They are selected through peer nominations and evaluations along with third-party research. The selection process for Rising Stars is the same with the exception of peer evaluations. Rising Stars must be 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or fewer. No more than 2.5 percent of all Alabama lawyers are named to the Rising Stars list.

“We congratulate our attorneys who have been named Alabama’s Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2013,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “They demonstrate talent and leadership that make them ‘go-to’ lawyers in their respective practice areas.”

2013 Alabama Super Lawyers

Attorneys in the firm’s Birmingham office who were named Alabama Super Lawyers for 2013 are: Jim Archibald (Construction Litigation); Kay K. Bains (Banking); Charles A.J. Beavers, Jr. (Real Estate); Jay R. Bender (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights); Paul P. Bolus (Insurance Coverage); T. Michael Brown (Land Use/Zoning); Philip J. Carroll, III (General Litigation); J.S. “Chris” Christie, Jr. (Employee Benefits/ERISA); Paul Compton (Banking); Stewart M. Cox (Business Litigation); Patrick Darby (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights); Michael S. Denniston (Antitrust Litigation); L. Susan Doss (Banking); J. David Dresher (Banking); Bruce P. Ely (Tax); Stuart J. Frentz (Tax); Linda A. Friedman (Intellectual Property); James W. Gewin (Business Litigation); Glenn E. Glover (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights); John W. Hargrove (Employment & Labor); Tripp Haston (Class Action/Mass Torts); William L. Hinds, Jr. (Estate Planning & Probate); Gary L. Howard (Insurance Coverage); David G. Hymer (Business Litigation); Rod Kanter (Bonds/Government Finance); Joel M. Kuehnert (Environmental Litigation); Harold B. Kushner (Securities & Corporate Finance); Matthew H. Lembke (Appellate); Jack B. Levy (Health Care); Colin H. Luke (Health Care); Joseph B. Mays, Jr. (Business Litigation); Michael D. McKibben (Business Litigation); Hobart A. McWhorter, Jr. (Business Litigation); T. Matthew Miller (Employment & Labor); John K. Molen (Business/Corporate); Stephen R. Monk (Real Estate); John H. Morrow (Business Litigation); Kevin C. Newsom (Appellate); Michael R. Pennington (Business Litigation); Kenneth M. Perry (Personal Injury Defense: Products); E. Mabry Rogers (Construction Litigation); David Roth (Environmental); Walter J. Sears III (Construction Litigation); Dawn Helms Sharff (Real Estate); John W. Smith T (Intellectual Property); Jim Stewart (Mergers & Acquisitions); Donald B. Sweeney, Jr. (Employment & Labor); Paul M. Sykes (Intellectual Property); Sid J. Trant (Environmental Litigation); Laurence D. Vinson, Jr. (Banking); Robert C. Walthall (Tax); Paul S. Ware (Business/Corporate); John D. Watson (Business Litigation); Meade Whitaker, Jr. (Real Estate); Ralph H. Yeilding (Estate Planning & Probate); and Anne R. Yuengert (Employment & Labor).

Attorneys in the firm’s Huntsville, Ala., office (and their practice areas) who were named Alabama Super Lawyers for 2013 are: Hall B. Bryant, III (Mergers & Acquisitions); Frank M. Caprio (Intellectual Property); Angela Holt (Intellectual Property); G. Bartley Loftin III (Business Litigation); Scott E. Ludwig (Business/Corporate); Kimberly B. Martin (Personal Injury Defense: Products); Scott Burnett Smith (Appellate); and H. Harold Stephens (Civil Litigation Defense).

Attorneys in the firm’s Montgomery, Ala., office who were named Alabama Super Lawyers for 2013 are: Phil Butler (Business Litigation); William C. McGowin (General Litigation); George R. Parker (General Litigation); and Charles Stewart (Business Litigation).

2013 Alabama Rising Stars

Attorneys in the firm’s Birmingham office (and their practice areas) who were named Alabama Rising Stars for 2013 are: Scott E. Adams (Estate Planning & Probate); Keith S. Anderson (Employment & Labor); Lindsey C Boney IV (Business/Corporate); Hope Thai Cannon (Personal Injury Defense: Products); Jennifer Hoover Clark (Health Care); Summer Austin Davis (Personal Injury Defense: Products); Ty E. Dedmon (General Litigation); Graham W. Gerhardt (Banking); John Mark Goodman (General Litigation); Judd A. Harwood (Health Care); Christopher L. Hawkins (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights); Andrew Johnson (Business Litigation); Jonathan D. Kipp (Business/Corporate); Jennifer J. McGahey (Business Litigation); Daniel F. Murphy (Health Care); D. Brian O’Dell (Real Estate); Jon H. Patterson (General Litigation); J. Andrew Robison (Mergers & Acquisitions); Ann T. Taylor (Insurance Coverage); Tracy M. Thompson (Mergers & Acquisitions); Ethan T. Tidmore (Business Litigation); Brian Alexander Wahl (General Litigation); R. Thomas Warburton (General Litigation); and James L. Webb (Real Estate).

Attorneys in the firm’s Huntsville office who were named Alabama Rising Stars for 2013 are: Michael P. Huff (Civil Litigation Defense) and Daniel Kaufmann (Personal Injury Defense: Medical).

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