Bradley Welcomes 24 New Attorneys

Press Release

Bradley is pleased to announce that 24 attorneys have joined the firm’s offices in Birmingham; Charlotte, N.C.; Houston, Tex.; Jackson, Miss.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Tampa, Fla.  

“We are very excited to welcome so many talented attorneys to Bradley,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters. “This group represents the next generation of Bradley leaders, and we look forward to their contributions to the success of our clients in many key industries.”

The firm’s new attorneys in each Bradley office are as follows:

Birmingham

Sarah A. Baldwin is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. She received her J.D. (summa cum laude) from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where she graduated first in her class and served as both research editor and junior editor for the Cumberland Law Review. Ms. Baldwin earned a B.A. in English literature (summa cum laude) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she was a member of the University Honors Program and was named the Department of English’s Outstanding Undergraduate

Sarah Gunn is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group, where she concentrates her practice on high-stakes and appellate litigation throughout the federal and state court systems, with a focus on legal strategy, motion practice, and appeals. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk for the Hon. Kevin C. Newsom on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Ms. Gunn received her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law and earned a B.S.B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida.

Hirshel M. Hall is an associate in the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. He has a J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he was the lead editor for The Journal of the Legal Profession and a member of the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Team. During law school, Mr. Hall served as an extern for the Hon. Jennifer H. Henderson of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama. He earned a B.A. (with distinction) in Political Science and Philosophy from McGill University.

Katie A. Humphries is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. She earned her J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she was the external chair of the Moot Court Board and the Mississippi cases editor for the Mississippi Law Journal. Ms. Humphries graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. (summa cum laude) in Public Relations and a minor in Business.

Demi A. Kampakis is an associate in the Real Estate and Banking and Financial Services practice groups. She earned her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she was an articles editor for the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review. She graduated from Samford University with a B.A. (cum laude) in History.

Mallory C. Koger is an associate in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group. She received her J.D. (magna cum laude) from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where she was executive editor for the Cumberland Law Review. While in law school, Ms. Koger served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Madeline H. Haikala of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. She graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. (magna cum laude) in English Literature.

Tanner Lusk is an associate in the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. He received his J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where he was a senior articles editor for the Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice. He graduated from Jacksonville State University with a B.A. in Political Science.

Jackson Olsen is an associate in the Construction Practice Group. He received his J.D. (cum laude) from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A. (cum laude) in English from Florida State University.

Carson S. Phillips is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. He earned his J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he was executive articles editor for the Mississippi Law Journal and chair of the Negotiation Board (Alternative Dispute Resolution). He earned his B.A. (cum laude) in Political Science from Auburn University.

William Stoll is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. He received his J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served on the managing board and was articles editor for the Alabama Law Review. Mr. Stoll graduated from Boston College with his B.A. in History and Political Science.

Sarahanne Y. Vaughan is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group. She received her J.D. (cum laude) from Wake Forest School of Law, where she served as articles editor for the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy. Ms. Vaughan earned a degree in Political Science from Rhodes College.

Mary Katherine White is an associate in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group. She received her J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she served as articles editor for the Alabama Law Review and was a member of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board. Ms. White graduated (summa cum laude) from Auburn University with a B.S. in Finance.

Sydney H. Willmann is an associate in the Healthcare Practice Group. She represents numerous types of healthcare providers in a range of regulatory matters and in the litigation of healthcare-related matters. Ms. Willmann received her J.D. (cum laude) from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where she served as the managing editor for the Cumberland Law Review, and received a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Charlotte

Lissette C. Payne is an attorney in the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. She is designated as a Certified Information Privacy Professional by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, with U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US) and European (CIPP/E) concentrations. Ms. Payne received her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Houston

Molly Maier is an associate in the Construction Practice Group. She earned her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Baylor University School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief for the Baylor Law Review. Ms. Maier has a B.S. (cum laude) in Business Economics from the University of Wyoming.

Gabe Rincón is an associate in the Construction Practice Group. He earned his J.D. (summa cum laude) from South Texas College of Law Houston, where he was the development editor for the South Texas Law Review, a member of the Student Bar Association, and an officer on the Board of Advocates. He has a B.A. in Spanish and Psychology from Southern Methodist University.

Jackson

Jonathan M. Barnes is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. He received his J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where he was executive notes and comments editor for the Mississippi Law Journal, and earned his B.A. (summa cum laude) in History from Belhaven University. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Barnes clerked for the Hon. Leslie H. Southwick on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for the Hon. Daniel P. Jordan III on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.

Stephen Fritz is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. Before joining the firm, Mr. Fritz clerked for the Hon. Rhesa H. Barksdale on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was articles editor for the Virginia Law Review. He earned a B.A. (summa cum laude) in History and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

Nashville

Alex Brent is an associate in the Healthcare Practice Group. He assists clients in the healthcare industry with transactional, operational, and regulatory matters. Mr. Brent received his J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he graduated first in his class. He earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.

Katelin Davis is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group. She received here J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she was executive online editor for the Mississippi Law Journal. Ms. Davis earned a B.A. (summa cum laude) in Journalism from the University of Mississippi.

Tanner Hamilton is an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group. He provides counsel in real estate acquisitions and dispositions, finance and development, leasing, and lending. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hamilton worked in the residential sector of the Nashville real estate market as a licensed real estate agent and property manager. He received his J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Tennessee College of Law and his B.S. (cum laude) in Mechanical Engineering from Clemson University.

Shelby Lomax is an associate in the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. She focuses on litigation and regulatory compliance issues and advises clients on regulatory risks relating to small business lending, alternative finance, and merchant cash advance transactions. Ms. Lomax received her J.D. (magna cum laude) from Belmont University College of Law, where she served as associate editor for the Belmont Law Review, and she earned a B.S. in Sport Management from Florida State University.

Rachel Sodée is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. She received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she was symposium editor for the Vanderbilt Law Review and president of the Labor and Employment Law Society. Ms. Sodée earned a B.A. (summa cum laude) in French and English from the University of Alabama.

Tampa

John C. Hood is an associate in the Healthcare Practice Group. He earned his J.D. (cum laude) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he was executive symposium editor for the Florida Law Review. Prior to enrolling in law school, he worked as a public policy analyst for a large not-for-profit healthcare system. Mr. Hood graduated from Rollins College with a B.A. (magna cum laude) in International Business.