Meade Hartfield Appointed Inaugural Chair of ADLA Women in the Law Committee

Press Release, Awards and Recognition

Bradley is pleased to announce that C. Meade Hartfield, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been appointed the inaugural chair and a founder of the Women in the Law Committee of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA).

“We congratulate Meade on her appointment to develop and lead the Women in the Law Committee of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association,” said Bradley Birmingham Office Managing Partner Dawn Helms Sharff.

A member of Bradley’s Banking and Financial Services Practice Group, Ms. Hartfield has represented clients in financial services as well as a variety of other industries, including drug and medical device, automotive, aviation, industrial equipment, insurance, and environmental. She has represented financial institutions, auto-finance lenders and mortgage companies in defensive litigation matters throughout the country, including alleged violations of TCPA, TILA, FCRA, FDCPA and state deceptive trade practices laws. She also spearheads regulatory compliance services in response to pending or new legislation.

In addition to the ADLA, Ms. Hartfield is an active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), where she serves as seminar marketing chair of the Women in the Law Committee, as well as the women in the law liaison to the International Law Committee and the Automotive Section of the Product Liability Committee. 

The ADLA’s main goals are to enable an exchange of information and ideas among members, elevate the skills of civil defense lawyers, and collaborate with similar associations in other legal areas.