Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that it has been named a “Top 100 Group Firm” by the American Bar Association (ABA). Honorees are featured in the August issue of the ABA Journal.
The “Top 100 Group Firm” honorees are local lawyers and firms that support the ABA’s efforts to promote and protect the profession and practice of law at home and abroad. This year, with member support, the ABA:
- Supported the ability of U.S. firms to establish offices overseas and to associate freely with foreign lawyers and law firms in several countries;
- Addressed the severe underfunding of the state court system, depletion of resources and the courts’ struggle to render their constitutional function while advocating for greater access to justice for countless Americans;
- Performed a thorough review of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the U.S. system of lawyer regulation in the context of advances in technology and global legal practice developments and developed proposals for consideration by the House of Delegates during the ABA Annual Meeting;
- Achieving record attendance, including representation from all 50 states, at the annual ABA Day in Washington, where members met with members of Congress to advocate for increased funding for the Legal Services Corporation and other issues.
“We are proud to be a part of the ABA’s efforts, and pleased that our work is making an impact,” said Firm Chairman Beau Grenier.
About the American Bar Association
With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership organization in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.