Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP announced today that Dana C. Lumsden has been named managing partner of the firm’s Charlotte, N.C. office. Mr. Lumsden, a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and Financial Services and Intellectual Property practice groups, took on his new role September 3.
“Dana has shown supreme dedication to both his clients and the growth and development of our firm,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “He has served Bradley Arant Boult Cummings in many leadership capacities and is well suited to this new responsibility overseeing our work in Charlotte. We congratulate Dana on this appointment.”
Mr. Lumsden, a widely recognized litigator and advisor, focuses on business litigation, including intellectual property disputes, securities and commodities litigation, investigations and enforcement proceedings, and the resolution of regulatory controversies concerning consumer financial services. His recent matters include the defense of financial services companies in consumer class action matters, the resolution of multi-jurisdictional mortgage servicing disputes, as well as serving as lead counsel in response to investigations of the mortgage servicing industry brought by the New York Department of Financial Services. Mr. Lumsden has been recognized as a top lawyer in the field of commercial litigation by North Carolina Super Lawyers and Business North Carolina magazine.
“I am honored that the firm has given me this responsibility,” said Mr. Lumsden. “I am enthusiastic about continuing to focus on our mission to provide the highest quality of legal services to our clients, serve our community, and expand the Charlotte office.”
Mr. Lumsden has served in leadership positions in several organizations, including the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), the American Bar Association, and the Mecklenburg County Bar Association. He is the immediate past President of the Board of Directors of Legal Services of Southern Piedmont and a Trustee of the North Carolina Dance Theatre. He holds a J.D. from Columbia University Law School and a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.