Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Frank W. Hunger has joined the firm’s Nashville office as Counsel in the Litigation Practice Group. Mr. Hunger has many years’ experience litigating civil cases both in private practice and with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), where he served as Assistant Attorney General over the Civil Division.
“We are delighted that Frank is joining Bradley in our Nashville office,” said Bradley’s Nashville Office Managing Partner Lela Hollabaugh. “With his many years of litigation experience in both private practice and at the highest levels in the U.S. government, Frank brings unique experience and knowledge to support our clients’ diverse business and litigation needs.”
Prior to joining Bradley, Mr. Hunger most recently was in private practice at law firms in Mississippi, Nashville and Washington, D.C., focusing primarily on product liability, mass tort litigation, class actions and investigations. He has served as local and regional counsel for numerous Fortune 500 companies and governmental agencies.
From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Hunger served as the Assistant Attorney General over the Civil Division of the DOJ during the Clinton-Gore administration. In this capacity, he supervised the work of approximately 700 attorneys and was responsible for a broad scope of civil actions brought by and against the United States, its departments and agencies, the executive offices of the president, members of Congress, cabinet officials, members of the federal judiciary, and other federal employees sued in their official capacity. During his tenure at the DOJ, Mr. Hunger also personally argued significant cases on behalf of the government and its officials in U.S. Courts of Appeal, and personally counseled and advised the president and members of the president’s cabinet on official matters of civil litigation and policy that directly affected them and their offices.
Mr. Hunger earned his LL.B. from Duke University School of Law and his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Mississippi. He currently serves on the Duke University Law School Board of Visitors.