Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Margaret Oertling Cupples, the managing partner of the firm’s Jackson office, has been elected as a member of the American Law Institute (ALI). The ALI is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize and improve the law.
“The firm congratulates Margaret on her election as a member of the prestigious American Law Institute and we look forward to her contributions to the ALI’s important work in influencing the development of the law,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Beau Grenier.“
A member of Bradley’s Appellate, Litigation and Environmental Law practice groups, Ms. Cupples focuses her practice on civil appeals and commercial litigation. Her work centers on asbestos, benzene and silica mass-tort and products liability cases, and also includes insurance sales practices, consumer finance and general commercial litigation. She has participated in more than two dozen appeals in Mississippi's Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, and in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Ms. Cupples earned her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Washington & Lee University School of Law and her Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) from Trinity University.
The ALI drafts, discusses, revises and publishes its Restatements of the Law, Model Codes, and Principles of Law, which are influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.