Laney Gifford joined the firm as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group.
Laney graduated (summa cum laude) from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where she served as both student materials editor and junior editor for the Cumberland Law Review. She was a Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow and was named Best Oralist in the Donworth Moot Court Competition. While in law school, Laney received several Scholar of Merit Awards in courses such as Civil Procedure I, Criminal Law, Business Organizations, Constitutional Law I, Professional Responsibilities, Secured Transactions, Representing Small Businesses, Advanced Evidence, Pre-Trial Practice and Procedure, Municipal Courts, and Federal Courts. She also served as a judicial intern for the Hon. R. David Proctor of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
Laney earned a B.A. in Political Science (magna cum laude) from Auburn University.