Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Associates Ryan P. Robichaux and James W. Wright, Jr. Elected to Birmingham Bar Young Lawyers Section Leadership Roles
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce the Birmingham Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section has elected Ryan P. Robichaux as President and James W. Wright, Jr. as Secretary/Treasurer of its 2015 executive board.
“We congratulate Ryan and Jay on their election to the Board of the Birmingham Bar’s Young Lawyers Section,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “This honor speaks to their commitment to the profession through collegiality, education, and community outreach.”
Paul Compton Quoted in Asset Securitization Report Regarding Disparate Impact
Paul Compton was recently quoted in an Asset Securitization Report
article, entitled “How Disparate Impact Creates Liability for Securitizers.” The article outlines how “disparate impact,” a controversial legal theory on discrimination, will impact consumer lending and the possible liabilities it places on securitizers. The disparate impact theory is currently being challenged and, in this article, legal practitioners discuss the ramifications the doctrine will have on the industry at large.
Jonathan R. Kolodziej Quoted in PaymentsSource Regarding Impact of CFPB Proposal on Virtual Currency Providers
Jonathan Kolodziej was quoted in PaymentsSource
regarding the impact that a recent prepaid proposal by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau might have on virtual currency providers, such as Bitcoin. “If the proposal were ultimately enacted 'as is,' consumers of this new broad class of products would be afforded considerably more protections than what they receive today. The CFPB's proposed amendments to Regulations E and Z would certainly broaden the scope of what is considered a 'prepaid account' under the current law,” said Kolodziej.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partner Tripp Haston Named Among Leading Life Sciences Lawyers by Who’s Who Legal for 2015
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that partner Tripp Haston, co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences Industry Team, has been listed for Product Liability in the Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2015
. The selection identifies Mr. Haston as one of the world’s leading life sciences lawyers, according to the legal referral guide.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Ranked in Nashville Business Journal’s 2014 Corporate Giving Awards
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP ranked among the city’s leading corporate philanthropists in the Nashville Business Journal
’s 2014 Corporate Giving Awards. The firm placed third for volunteer hours per employee and sixth for cash giving per employee.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings to Host Mortgage Bankers Association School of Mortgage Banking Program in Nashville
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP will host the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) School of Mortgage Banking (SOMB) program at its Nashville office December 2-5. The four-day educational event provides training to mortgage banking professionals pursuing MBA accreditation. It will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at the firm’s office located at Roundabout Plaza, 1600 Division Street, Suite 700.
Forty-Six Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Named 2014 Mid-South Super Lawyers or Rising Stars
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that 36 of the firm’s attorneys in its Jackson, Miss., and Nashville, Tenn., offices were named 2014 Mid-South Super Lawyers, including seven who also were selected as among the region’s leading lawyers. In addition, 10 of the firm’s attorneys were named 2014 Mid-South Rising Stars in the region that covers Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
“We congratulate our attorneys who have received peer recognition and professional distinction as 2014 Mid-South Super Lawyers or Rising Stars,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Adds 14 First-Year Associates
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to welcome 14 attorneys as first-year associates. They join the firm’s offices in Birmingham, Huntsville and Montgomery, Ala.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Nashville, Tenn.
“We welcome our new associates to the firm and look forward to their contributions in a number of key practice areas,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier. “Our first-year attorneys bring significant skills and knowledge and continue our firm’s tradition of attracting outstanding talent from some of the nation’s best law schools.”
Joining the firm in Birmingham:
Sarah Clark Hannah Joins Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Nashville
Continuing the growth of the Nashville office, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Sarah Clark Hannah has joined the firm as a partner practicing in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group, and also handling transactional matters in the Health Care Practice Group. She was previously a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC in Nashville.
Ms. Hannah represents both public and private companies of all sizes and stages of development, from start-ups to multinational corporations. She provides a full range of corporate transactional support to clients in matters involving mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, securities and corporate finance, and franchise and distribution.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives Top-Tier Rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ 2015 Edition
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the 2015 Edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” has awarded the firm its highest possible national ranking – Tier 1 – in two practice areas. In addition, the firm was ranked in the top tier for its metropolitan markets in 101 practice areas.
The firm received top national rankings for its Construction Law and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants practice areas. Listed below are the firm’s metropolitan Tier 1 rankings across all of the firm’s offices that were recognized.