Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partner Rusha C. Smith Named Alabama Law Foundation Fellow
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that partner Rusha C. Smith has been named a Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation.
“We congratulate Rusha on this prestigious honor of being named a Fellow of the Alabama Law Foundation,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “Rusha’s many professional and civic contributions demonstrate her leadership in the Birmingham legal community.”
Seven Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Named 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers or Rising Stars
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that seven attorneys in the firm’s Charlotte office were named 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.
“We congratulate our attorneys in Charlotte named 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyers or Rising Stars,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier.
Firm Chairman Beau Grenier Interviewed in Birmingham Business Journal
Firm Chairman Beau Grenier was recently interviewed in the Birmingham Business Journal
, following the firm’s tenth consecutive year ranked as Birmingham’s largest law firm. The article’s author noted that “Bradley Arant is no stranger to success; the firm made [the BBJ
’s] list of ‘Most Admired Companies in 2014’ and was one of the few firms that prospered during the recession.”
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Welcomes Partner Phillip E. Walker
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Phillip E. Walker has joined the firm’s Nashville office as a partner and member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. He was previously a shareholder with the law firm Patterson Intellectual Property Law, P.C. in Nashville.
“We are very excited to welcome Phil to our firm,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “He is a talented lawyer with great skills and a dedication to client service. We think he will be a great fit for our firm and our clients.”
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partners Ann Peldo Cargile, W. Rodney Clement J. Thomas Trent, Jr. Named to Who’s Who Legal: Real Estate 2015
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that partners Ann Peldo Cargile, W. Rodney Clement and J. Thomas Trent, Jr. have been listed in the Who’s Who Legal: Real Estate 2015 legal referral guide.
Ms. Cargile and Mr. Trent are based in the firm’s Nashville, Tenn., office and Mr. Clement works from the firm’s Jackson, Miss., office.
“We congratulate Ann, Rod and Tom on this accomplishment,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “This recognition from Who’s Who Legal is a testament to their leadership in real estate law.”
Reigning in the Trolls or Ruining Assets? What Corporate Counsel Should Take Away from Alice and Other 2014 Patent Decisions
Join the Litigation Team of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP for a one-hour lunch presentation. The most important intellectual property case in 2014 was the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice v. CLS Bank Int’l. Alice has had a significant impact on software-based and business method-based patent applications, as well as challenges to patent eligible subject matter more generally. This seminar looks at Alice and other recent Supreme Court patent decisions, and analyzes how these cases might impact valuation and financial reporting of existing patents, efforts to obtain new patents and infringement litigation strategy in a post-Alice world.
Edward S. Sledge, IV and Stuart M. Maxey Join Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Continuing the strategic growth of its Birmingham office, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Edward S. Sledge, IV and Stuart M. Maxey as partners. Mr. Sledge will be a member of the Litigation Practice Group, and Mr. Maxey joins the Corporate and Securities Practice Group. Both were previously shareholders with Maynard Cooper & Gale PC in Birmingham.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Names 10 Attorneys to Partner, Two to Counsel
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has named 10 attorneys to partner and two to counsel effective Jan. 1. The new partners are Keith S. Anderson; C. Jason Avery; Ryan L. Beaver; Michael J. Bentley; Kyle C. Hankey; Johanna L. Jumper; James E. Long, Jr.; Kathleen Shields O’Beirne; Jeremy A. Smith; and Michael F. Walker. In addition, Lindy D. Brown and James W. Porter, III have been named counsel.
John Goodman Quoted in Law360 on Target Ruling’s Effect on Data Breach Suits
John Goodman was quoted in a Law360
article, entitled “Target Ruling Lowers Bar For Standing In Data Breach Suits.” A Minnesota federal judge recently ruled in favor of a putative class of Target customers, holding that they had alleged sufficient damage to proceed with their claims against the company in the wake of its highly publicized December 2013 data breach. In the article, attorneys express concern that this decision may significantly lower the bar for standing in data breach lawsuits.
Four Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partners Named to Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2015
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that partners Douglas L. Patin, William R. Purdy, E. Mabry Rogers and Robert J. Symon have been listed in the Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2015
legal referral guide.
Mr. Patin and Mr. Symon are based in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Mr. Purdy works from the firm’s office in Jackson, Miss., and Mr. Rogers works in the firm’s Birmingham, Ala. office.
“We congratulate Doug, Bill, Mabry and Bob on their achievement,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “They are leaders in construction law and continue to deliver superior service to our clients.”