Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Montgomery partner George R. Parker has been elected to a second term on the Alabama State Bar Board of Bar Commissioners. He will again represent the 15th Judicial Circuit, Place 1. Mr. Parker’s new three-year term will commence on July 1, 2016.
“Congratulations to George on this distinction. We greatly appreciate his ongoing service to the Alabama Bar,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Beau Grenier. “George’s re-election is a direct reflection of his esteem in the Alabama legal community, and an indication of a job well done in his first term. I look forward to witnessing his outstanding leadership in the term ahead.”
The Board of Bar Commissioners (BBC) is the governing and policy-making body of the Alabama State Bar. The BBC has the authority to enforce rules relating to admissions, ethics and discipline of its membership. Other responsibilities include determining the qualifications and requirements for admission to the practice of law; investigating and acting on complaints concerning conduct of members and applicants for admission; overseeing the bar exam; assisting local bar associations and more.
As a member of Bradley’s Litigation team, Mr. Parker represents clients in a variety of matters in both state and federal courts. His primary practice consists of product liability defense with a focus on drug and device litigation. He has represented pharmaceutical manufacturers in individual and mass tort actions as both national and local counsel across the country. Mr. Parker has also gained a wide range of general commercial litigation experience representing commercial real estate corporations, trucking companies, bus lines, insurance companies and their insureds, as well as financial and credit institutions in matters involving credit card fraud, credit reporting and mortgage-related issues. Mr. Parker has also represented a restaurant chain in premises liability, product liability and employment matters. He has tried, arbitrated and mediated numerous cases for his clients.
Mr. Parker was named an American Bar Foundation Fellow and an Alabama Access to Justice Commission Pro Bono Exemplar. He has been recognized in Alabama Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America®. He earned his J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Alabama and his B.S. from Auburn University.
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