Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partners James W. Gewin and Tripp Haston Named to Who’s Who Legal: Commercial Litigation 2015

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s Birmingham partners James W. Gewin and Tripp Haston have been listed in the Who’s Who Legal: Commercial Litigation 2015 legal referral guide.

“The firm congratulates Jimmy and Tripp on this achievement,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “This recognition from Who’s Who Legal is a testament to their leadership in commercial litigation.”

Mr. Gewin concentrates his practice in general civil litigation in both the state and federal arena. A substantial portion of his practice centers around the representation of corporate defendants in product liability and insurance matters. His clients also have included claimants in civil disputes relating to antitrust, construction, copyrights, pharmaceutical issues and unfair competition. Mr. Gewin’s clients have included Fortune 500 companies, publicly traded and closely held corporations, banking institutions, pharmaceutical companies, small businesses and individuals. His trial experience includes product liability, contract disputes, pharmaceutical mass tort litigation, insurance fraud and bad faith, and wrongful death actions. Mr. Gewin earned his J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law. He also holds an A.B. from Princeton University.

Co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences Industry Team, Mr. Haston represents a broad spectrum of clients on regional, national and international engagements. He has served numerous clients as national trial and coordinating counsel, and as a national team member in individual actions and in mass tort and multi-district litigation. Mr. Haston’s experience has involved matters throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. He serves as the president of the International Association of Defense Counsel and is the past chair of the Alabama State Bar’s Leadership Forum and the past president of the Young Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association. Mr. Haston holds a J.D. (summa cum laude) from The University of Alabama School of Law and a B.A. from Auburn University.

Who’s Who Legal nominees are selected based upon comprehensive, independent surveys of general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only attorneys who have met independent international research criteria are listed. Who’s Who Legal lists leading lawyers from more than 100 countries in multiple areas of business law. The guides are distributed to general counsel and officers with the world's leading corporations, as well as to executive partners at preeminent law firms.

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