Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Huntsville partner Scott E. Ludwig has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the American Bar Association (ABA) LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities Committee’s Martin I. Lubaroff Award. The award, considered to be the highest honor that a business entity attorney can receive, will be formally presented to Mr. Ludwig at the 2016 LLC Institute in October.
“I cannot think of a more deserving candidate than Scott, who has tirelessly served–and continues to serve–the state and American bar associations,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Beau Grenier. “His dedication and performance have earned him deserved state and national esteem.”
Mr. Ludwig is actively involved in the ABA’s Business Law Section. He has served as chair of the Committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities, which oversees the development of the laws governing limited liability companies, partnerships, limited partnerships, statutory trusts, and other unincorporated entities throughout the United States. He has also served the Section as its first Content Officer, a Council member, chair of its Publications Board, chair-elect of the Joint Editorial Board for Unincorporated Entities, chair of the L3C and B Corporation Evaluation Committee for the Whitehouse Staff in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, chair of the Revised Prototype Limited Liability Company Act subcommittee, and co-chair of the Prototype Limited Liability Partnership Agreement subcommittee. Mr. Ludwig was recently appointed to the Section’s Corporate Laws Committee, which is responsible for the oversight of the Model Business Corporation Act utilized in 46 jurisdictions throughout the United States, and is the model for numerous other countries’ corporate law. He has also served the Section as a member of the Editorial Board of The Business Lawyer, an advisor to the Uniform Law Commission’s Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act, the Omnibus Business Organizations Code Study Committee, and the Series LLC Act. For his service to the Section, Mr. Ludwig received the ABA Business Law Section Chair’s Award in 2010.
He is a member of the Alabama State Bar having been the chair of the Tax Section and the Alabama Limited Liability Partnership Committee and a member of the Alabama Business and Nonprofit Entity Code Revision Committee, the Alabama Limited Liability Company Law Revision Committee, the Alabama Limited Partnership Law Revision Committee, the Alabama Business Corporation Law Revision Committee, and the Alabama Nonprofit Corporation Law Revision Committee. He has been President of the Alabama Federal Tax Clinic and President of the Huntsville Financial and Estate Planning Council.
Mr. Ludwig is an elected member of the American College of Tax Counsel and the Alabama Law Institute. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® (Biotechnology, Corporate, Non-Profit/Charities, Tax, and Trust and Estates), Super Lawyers and Who's Who in American Law, is a Fellow in the American Bar Foundation, as well as an author and contributor to numerous articles, publications, and speeches.
He received his J.D. from The University of Alabama School of Law, and his LL.M. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he received the Richard B. Stephens Scholarship in recognition of being first in his graduating class.
Mr. Ludwig serves as the chair of Bradley’s Life Sciences Industry Team. He advises a broad range of clients on corporate and tax issues. He is experienced in advising companies in high technology, life sciences, biotechnology and traditional products and services, including start-up and established companies.
He is involved in numerous civic and charitable activities. Mr. Ludwig is married to Kathy Ludwig, and they have two sons, Chase and Hayes.
About the Martin I. Lubaroff Award
The Martin I. Lubaroff Award annually recognizes a nationally regarded business attorney and member of the ABA Business Law Section’s Committee on LLCs, Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities who has consistently demonstrated leadership, scholarship and outstanding service in business entity law. The award was established in 2001 to honor the memory of Marty Lubaroff, a well-known and highly regarded Delaware attorney who made substantial contributions in the field of partnerships and unincorporated entities. He was a distinguished lecturer, writer, and attorney.
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