BIRMINGHAM—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that eight of the firm’s attorneys in its Birmingham office have been elevated to partner or counsel, effective Jan. 1. The new partners are R. Aaron Chastain, Lee Gilley, Rudy Hill, Amandeep S. Kahlon, Zachary A. Madonia, Anna Manasco and Ellen Presley Proctor. Ryan P. Robichaux was elevated to counsel. Firmwide, 16 of the firm’s attorneys have been elevated to partner or counsel.
“We are extremely proud of our talented attorneys who have earned promotions as we begin the new year,” said Bradley Birmingham Office Managing Partner Dawn Helms Sharff. “Bradley’s new partners and counsel have demonstrated a high level of legal skills and acumen along with exceptional service to our clients in a broad range of practice areas.”
Mr. Chastain is a member of the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group. He represents financial services institutions, healthcare companies, and other businesses in a broad range of litigation and compliance-related matters. He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and his Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) from Auburn University.
Mr. Gilley is a member of the Litigation Practice Group. He represents financial institutions, including banks, mortgage companies, and debt collectors, in litigation and regulatory matters related to compliance with ECOA, EFTA, FCRA, FDCPA, GLBA, HPA, RESPA, TILA, CFPB regulations, and numerous other state laws and regulations. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) from Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Hill is a member of the Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups and also works from Bradley’s Montgomery, Ala., office. He handles matters at trial and appellate levels. He has first-chaired jury trials in federal and state courts and has briefed and presented oral arguments in state and federal appellate courts. He received his J.D. (summa cum laude) from the University of Alabama School of Law and his Bachelor of Science (summa cum laude) from Auburn University.
Mr. Kahlon is a member of the Construction Practice Group. He represents owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in construction and government contracts matters. His litigation experience covers a wide variety of disputes, including substantial experience in power and energy matters. He received his J.D. from Cornell Law School and his Bachelor of Arts from Washington University.
Mr. Madonia is a member of the Litigation Practice Group. His practice focuses on the representation of public and private companies, as well as their officers and directors, in all stages of complex litigation, including high-stakes class and mass actions. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and his Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) from the University of Notre Dame.
Ms. Manasco is a member of the Appellate Practice Group. She has represented clients in the Alabama Supreme Court, the U.S. Supreme Court, various federal courts of appeal across the country, and arbitration. She received her J.D. from Yale Law School. She also holds a Ph.D. from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) from Emory University.
Ms. Proctor is a member of the Life Sciences Litigation Team. She focuses on representing healthcare industry clients in medical malpractice, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation in state and federal courts and in national MDLs. A significant portion of her practice is also dedicated to the representation of manufacturers in a variety of products liability litigation. She received her J.D. from Columbia University Law School and her Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) from Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Robichaux is a member of the Government Affairs Practice Group. He focuses in political advocacy and compliance, representing clients before the executive and legislative branches of government in Washington, D.C., Alabama, and other states. He represents businesses, trade associations, political action committees, nonprofits, government contractors, and other individuals and entities that are involved in the political process. He received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Catholic University of America.
Bradley combines skilled legal counsel with exceptional client service and unwavering integrity to assist a diverse range of corporate and individual clients in achieving their business goals. With offices in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the District of Columbia, the firm’s over 500 lawyers represent regional, national and international clients in various industries, including financial services, healthcare, life sciences, real estate, construction, technology, energy, insurance, and entertainment, among many others.