When Kimberly Bessiere Martin came out of the University of Alabama in 1991, with a degree in international relations and a fluency in Russian, the CIA came calling. But after nailing one interview with the intelligence agency and going through another in D.C., a few weeks later she was accepted into law school.
“I felt that was probably more of what I wanted to do,” says Martin, now managing partner of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings’ Huntsville office. “It’s just a new language. … I think that was one reason why I enjoyed law school so much. I think my parents were quite happy that I did not decide to go off and be a spy.”
Read the complete Super Lawyers article, “She Speaks the Language.”