More Than 150 Bradley Attorneys in Alabama Listed in 2021 The Best Lawyers in America

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BIRMINGHAM, AL—Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that 134 of the firm’s Alabama attorneys are included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and 17 Alabama attorneys are included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Firmwide, 265 attorneys at Bradley are listed by Best Lawyers, and 37 attorneys are listed as Ones to Watch.

In addition, 20 Alabama attorneys are named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers. In each metropolitan area, only a single attorney in each legal practice area is designated as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

Following are the Alabama attorneys in the firm’s Birmingham office who were selected by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year,” as well as their recognized practice areas:

• James F. Archibald III was named Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Litigation – Construction.
• Jay Bender was named Litigation – Bankruptcy “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bet-the-Company Litigation.
• T. Michael Brown was named Land Use and Zoning Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Litigation – Real Estate, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.
• Michael S. Denniston was named Copyright Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Advertising Law, Antitrust Law, Franchise Law, and Trademark Law.
• Jeffrey D. Dyess was named Antitrust Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent.
• Stuart J. Frentz was named Tax Law “Lawyer of the Year.”
• John W. Hargrove was named Labor Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment.
• Tripp Haston was named Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants.
• Leigh Anne Hodge was named Litigation – Health Care “Lawyer of the Year.” She also is listed for Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Litigation – ERISA and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.
• Bradley W. Lard was named Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Tax Law and Trusts and Estates Law.
• Alex B. Leath was named Project Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Corporate Law, Economic Development Law, Public Finance Law and Tax Law.
• E. Mabry Rogers was named Arbitration “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, and Mediation.
• Jack W. Selden was named Qui Tam Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Criminal Defense: White Collar and Health Care Law.
• Donald B. Sweeney, Jr. was named Municipal Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Education Law and Employment Law – Management.
• Anne R. Yuengert was named Education Law “Lawyer of the Year.” She also is listed for Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment.

Following are the Alabama attorneys in the firm’s Huntsville office who were selected by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year,” as well as their recognized practice areas:

• L. Justin Burney was named Mergers and Acquisitions Law “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Corporate Law and Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law.
• Stephen H. Hall was named Litigation – Intellectual Property “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Litigation – Patent, Patent Law and Trademark Law.
• Benjamin W. Hutton was named Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

Following are the Alabama attorneys in the firm’s Montgomery office who were selected by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year,” as well as their recognized practice areas:

• George R. Parker was named Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Insurance.
• Charles Stewart was named Employment Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year.” He also is listed for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.

 

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