More than 220 Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016

Press Release, Awards & Recognition

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that 221 of the firm’s attorneys have been listed in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America,® one of the most highly regarded attorney referral publications. In addition, Best Lawyers named 18 of the firm’s attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year” in their cities.

Now in its 22nd year, Best Lawyers selects attorneys through an extensive survey of leading lawyers who assess the legal abilities of their peers. For Lawyer of the Year, only a single attorney in each legal practice area is recognized in a designated metropolitan area.

“We congratulate all of our deserving 2016 Best Lawyers and Lawyer of the Year honorees. The service and diligence these attorneys exhibit is noted and commendable, as it ultimately furthers our clients’ business goals and the success of the firm as a whole,” said firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “As recognitions such as this show, our attorneys are established and respected leaders within their individual practice areas.”

Below is a list of attorneys recognized in the 2016 publication, organized by office.

Birmingham

The Bradley Arant attorneys selected as Birmingham’s Best Lawyers® 2016 Lawyers of the Year in their respective practice areas include:

Attorneys in the firm’s Birmingham office who are listed in Best Lawyers® 2016 include:

Charlotte

In the firm’s Charlotte, N.C., office, Robert A. Cox, Jr. was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation–Bankruptcy.

Huntsville

Huntsville partner Warne S. Heath was named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Employment Law–Management Lawyer of the Year.

Attorneys in the firm’s Huntsville office who are listed in Best Lawyers® 2016 include:

  • Hall B. Bryant III (Biotechnology Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Venture Capital Law)
  • Frank M. Caprio (Copyright Law, Litigation–Intellectual Property, Litigation–Patent, Patent Law, Trade Secrets Law, Trademark Law)
  • Warne S. Heath (Employment Law–Management, Labor Law–Management, Litigation–Labor and Employment)
  • E. Cutter Hughes (First Amendment Law)
  • Benjamin W. Hutton (Commercial Litigation)
  • G. Bartley Loftin III (Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Banking and Finance, Litigation–Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation–Securities)
  • Scott E. Ludwig (Biotechnology Law, Corporate Law, Litigation–Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy–Tax, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates)
  • Kimberly B. Martin (Biotechnology Law, Commercial Litigation, First Amendment Law, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants)
  • George A. Smith II (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law)
  • H. Harold Stephens (Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Mediation, Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants)
  • Scott Burnett Smith (Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation)

Jackson

The Bradley Arant attorneys selected as Jackson’s Best Lawyers® 2016 Lawyers of the Year in their respective practice areas include:

Attorneys in the firm’s Jackson office who are listed in Best Lawyers® 2016 include:

  • Jeffrey Blackwood (Commercial Litigation)
  • Roy D. Campbell III (Litigation–Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants)
  • David W. Clark (Commercial Litigation)
  • W. Rodney Clement, Jr. (Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law)
  • Margaret Oertling Cupples (Appellate Practice, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants)
  • W. Wayne Drinkwater (Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Defendants)
  • Ralph B. Germany, Jr. (Construction Law)
  • J. William Manuel (Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Environmental, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Defendants)
  • J. Douglas Minor, Jr. (Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Real Estate)
  • Mary Clay W. Morgan (Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Labor and Employment)
  • Wendy R. Mullins (Business Organizations [including LLCs and Partnerships])
  • Dinetia M. Newman (Healthcare Law)
  • Alan W. Perry (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Litigation–Banking and Finance, Litigation–Real Estate)
  • William R. Purdy (Construction Law)
  • Alex Purvis (Insurance Law, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants)
  • Joseph J. Stroble (Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Defendants, Product Liability Litigation– Defendants)
  • Stephen L. Thomas (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Intellectual Property, Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants)
  • Stephen M. Wilson (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Litigation and Controversy–Tax, Tax Law)

Montgomery

Attorneys in the firm’s Montgomery office who are listed in Best Lawyers® 2016 include:

  • Philip H. Butler (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation)
  • W. Stanley Gregory (Public Finance Law, Tax Law)
  • William C. McGowin (Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions–Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation–Defendants)
  • George R. Parker (Commercial Litigation, Litigation–Insurance, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants)
  • Charles A. Stewart (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Product Liability Litigation–Defendants)

Nashville

The Bradley Arant attorneys selected as Nashville’s Best Lawyers® 2016 Lawyers of the Year in their respective practice areas include:

Attorneys in the firm’s Nashville office who are listed in Best Lawyers® 2016 include:

Tampa
Attorneys in the firm’s Tampa office who are listed in Best Lawyers® 2016 include:

  • Timothy A. Andreu (Commercial Litigation)
  • Michael B. Colgan (Commercial Litigation)
  • Sharon Docherty Danco (Banking and Finance Law, Business Organizations [including LLCs and Partnerships], Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation)
  • Robert B. Glenn (Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation–Bankruptcy)
  • Tony B. Griffin (Employment Law–Management, Labor Law–Management, Litigation–Labor and Employment)
  • Mark A. Hanley (Employment Law–Management, Litigation–Labor and Employment)
  • Robert C. Rasmussen (Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation)
  • Edwin G. Rice (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation–Bankruptcy)
  • Alysa J. Ward (Employment Law–Management)

Washington, D.C.

Attorneys in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office who are listed in Best Lawyers® 2016 include:

 

Contact: Vivian Hood
904.220.1915
vhood@jaffepr.com