BIRMINGHAM—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Hope Thai Cannon, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been appointed as a full-time magistrate judge in the Pensacola Division of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida. The judges of the District Court selected Ms. Cannon to the bench effective March 4, 2019.
“We congratulate Hope on her appointment as a judge with the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Florida,” said Bradley Birmingham Office Managing Partner Dawn Helms Sharff. “We also are tremendously proud of Hope’s accomplishments and service to Bradley’s clients over her nearly 20 years with the firm.”
A lead trial attorney and member of Bradley’s Litigation Practice Group, Ms. Cannon has significant experience handling complex commercial, real property, employment and product litigation matters. She represents clients in a variety of industries, ranging banking and financial to manufacturing. She has tried numerous cases in federal and state courts in Texas, Florida and Alabama and has argued before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and state appellate courts in Alabama and Florida. Additionally, she provides in-house training to clients on a variety of litigation topics, including how to adequately prepare corporate witnesses for depositions, protecting attorney-client and work product privileges, and protecting confidential information when responding to discovery.
Ms. Cannon received her J.D. (magna cum laude) from the University of Alabama School of Law and her Bachelor of Science (cum laude) from the University of South Alabama.
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.