Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Welcomes Litigator George Cate

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Building on the recent growth of its litigation capabilities, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that George H. Cate, III, has joined the firm’s Nashville office as a partner.

“We are very happy to have George join us,” said Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Chairman Beau Grenier. “He is a quality person and a highly esteemed litigator with experience and insight that will benefit our clients and add value to our firm.”

Mr. Cate focuses his practice in civil litigation, crisis management, and civil and criminal government investigations. His civil litigation experience includes matters arising from a broad range of commercial and business transactions, misappropriation of trade secrets and other intellectual property disputes, non-competition and related business tort litigation, disputes under the False Claims Act, insurance litigation, banking litigation, federal tax litigation and commercial real estate disputes. During his career, Mr. Cate has also represented clients in a variety of tort litigation, including the successful defense of automotive and aviation manufacturers in product liability litigation.

Mr. Cate’s crisis management experience includes significant corporate matters with complex civil and white-collar criminal components. He has also represented clients in connection with internal corporate investigations and in the defense of civil and criminal investigations brought by federal and state agencies.

“Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is a very highly regarded firm, and I am proud to be part of it. I have been very fortunate to practice for 28 years with Neal & Harwell, which has given me the experience to be successful in the future. I am now thankful for the opportunity to join the Bradley team and take the next step in expanding my practice. I am convinced that the firm’s core values and vision are closely aligned with mine,” Mr. Cate stated.

Mr. Cate earned his Juris Doctor from Emory University Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has been named a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the Tennessee Bar Foundation, the Nashville Bar Foundation and the Litigation Counsel of America. He is an active member of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association and the Nashville Bar Association, and also serves as an advisory committee member with Family and Children’s Service. 

Contact: Vivian Hood