Angela Holt and Patricia Head Moskal Named Benchmark Litigation Top 250 Women in Litigation
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Benchmark Litigation
has recognized firm partners Angela Holt
and Patricia Head Moskal
as among its Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2015. Ms. Holt was the sole attorney named to the Alabama list and Ms. Moskal was the sole attorney named to the Tennessee list.
Roy Campbell to Assume Role as Incoming President of the Mississippi Bar Association
Litigation partner Roy Campbell, was interviewed by the Mississippi Business Journal
regarding being named the incoming president of the Mississippi Bar Association.
Alabama State Bar and IADC Honor Edward Sledge for Service and Leadership
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Edward S. Sledge IV
has received the 2015 Alabama State Bar (ASB) President’s Award. The President’s Award is presented to members of the bar who best exemplify the ASB motto, “Lawyers Render Service.” Mr. Sledge formally received the honor on July 16 during the ASB Annual Meeting. He also received the Joan Irick Award for Exceptional Leadership as Business Litigation chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC).
Alabama State Bar Recognizes David Hymer with Two Service Awards
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner David G. Hymer has received the Alabama State Bar 2015 Award of Merit and the 2015 President’s Award.
Firm Chairman Beau Grenier, Named One of Birmingham’s 2015 Most Influential Executives
The Birmingham Business Journal
named Beau Grenier one of Birmingham’s Most Influential Executives in 2015. The article’s author noted, “Beau leads Birmingham’s largest law firm, which continues to grow through strategic acquisitions around the nation.”
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partner Sky Woodward Appointed to Maryland Appellate Courts Judicial Nominating Commission
T. Sky Woodward, a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, has been appointed to serve on the Maryland Appellate Courts Judicial Nominating Commission (ACJNC) by Maryland Gov. Larry J. Hogan, Jr. She will serve a four-year term that began on June 23, 2015.
Tampa Attorneys Bob Glenn and Mark Hanley Named to Florida Trend’s 2015 Legal Elite Hall of Fame
Bob Glenn and Mark Hanley were recently named to Florida Trend
magazine’s 2015 Legal Elite Hall of Fame. Honorees of this prestigious group were chosen by their peers as among the most highly regarded Florida-based attorneys.
Stuart Lott Appointed Vice-Chair of ABA Young Lawyers Minority Committee
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Jackson attorney Stuart P. Lott was appointed to serve as a 2015 - 2016 Vice-Chair of the Minorities In the Profession Committee (MIPC) of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the American Bar Association (ABA). His term will commence on September 1 and run through August 2016.
Tom Trent Named an American College of Real Estate Lawyers Fellow
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that J. Thomas Trent, Jr., a partner in the firm’s Nashville office, was named a Fellow in the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL). The widely respected members of ACREL are elected to fellowship based on their legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Tampa Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that nine of the firm’s Tampa attorneys have been chosen as 2015 Florida Super Lawyers, including two named to the Tampa Bay Top 50 list and one named to the Florida Top 100 list.
“The firm congratulates all of our 2015 Florida Super Lawyers,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “This recognition highlights the distinguished reputations and practices of the attorneys in our Tampa office, and further affirms our expansion into the Florida market since the Tampa office launch this past January. Such distinction reflects the depth of our services and the high level of talent that we continue to offer to our clients.”
Simon Bailey Receives JYL’s Pro Bono Service Award
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Simon Bailey, an associate in the firm’s Jackson office, was chosen for this year’s Jackson Young Lawyers Association’s (JYL) Pro Bono Service Award. Mr. Bailey was recognized for generously donating over 50 hours of his time to several local pro bono projects. Mr. Bailey also served as chair of JYL’s Pro Bono Committee, spearheading such pro bono projects as Lawyers in the Library and the Wills for Heroes program for Jackson area first responders that took place on June 4 at the Jackson Police Department’s Training Academy.
Haydn Richards, Jr. Quoted in Law360 on Litigation and Home Closing Overhaul
Financial Services Litigation and Compliance Attorney, Haydn Richards Jr. was recently quoted in Law360 regarding the new litigation in the wake of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s restructuring of the home closing process. Richards said the new standards change the closing process for a home sale not only for lenders but for all those involved, and on a shorter timeline than before.
"Not only is it impacting all of the origination functions, but you’re also bringing in different third parties like title insurers and real estate brokers," said Richards
Data Breach Notification Requirements and Strategies
Join Paige Boshell and Judd Harwood from the Firm's Privacy and Information Security Team on June 17. They will discuss federal and state legal notice requirements applicable to businesses that have experienced a data breach involving consumer information. They will recommend strategies for determining whether or not notices to consumers and law enforcement or governmental agencies are required and how to implement those notices effectively. The focus will be on businesses generally, and on financial institutions and healthcare entities more specifically.
Register to attend the webinar.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives Nashville Bar Association Diversity Leadership Award for 10th Consecutive Year
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce its recognition as a 2015 Nashville Bar Association (NBA) Diversity Committee Leadership Award recipient. This marks the 10th consecutive year that the firm has received the award for demonstrating “a continued commitment to enhancing diversity and access to professional success.” Awards were formally presented at the NBA’s annual Law Day event on May 1.
Dana Lumsden Quoted in American Banker Regarding CFPB, DOJ’s Increased Scrutiny of Redlining Practices in Lending Industry
Dana Lumsden was recently quoted in American Banker in an article which examines the Department of Justice’s and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s increased scrutiny of redlining, a discriminatory practice in which lenders deny or charge more for services provided within specific geographic areas. Both agencies cite the fallout from the financial crisis as the reason for the increase in redlining.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Defends Its Title as Huntsville’s “Brightest Company”
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has won the title of Huntsville’s “Brightest Company” for the second consecutive year in the 2015 Alabama’s Brightest Company Charitable Trivia Competition, hosted by Impact Alabama. Attorneys David Mixon, Scott Burnett Smith, Angela Holt, Tim Cummins, and Ben McArthur accepted $10,000 for the Huntsville office’s chosen charity, the Madison County Volunteer Lawyers Program (MCVLP).
Cyber Risk Management Post-Breach Panel Discussion
Co-Leader of the firm’s Privacy and Information Security Team, Paige Boshell, will serve as a panel speaker in a presentation on post-breach cyber risk management at the 7th Annual Southeastern Cyber Security Summit in June 2015. Hosted by Cyber Huntsville and the North Alabama Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (NAC-ISSA), this year’s two-day summit is focused on “Cyber Training, Education, and Workforce Development for the Evolving Cyber Threat” and will bring together commercial and Federal-sector communities to address the most up-to-date cyber security issues.