Tripp Haston


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Tripp Haston


Tripp co-chairs BABC’s Life Sciences Industry Team and represents a broad spectrum of clients on regional, national and international engagements. He has been recognized in numerous leading attorney directories including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, and The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers. Tripp has served numerous clients as national trial and coordinating counsel as well as a national team member in individual actions as well as mass tort and multi-district litigation. His experience has involved matters throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

Tripp is also active in numerous legal organizations. He is the current President of the International Association of Defense Counsel, an invitation-only peer-reviewed organization of approximately 2400 attorneys from more than forty countries around the world. He is the past Chair of the Alabama State Bar’s Leadership Forum and the Past President of the Young Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association. Finally, he is active in service to the United Way of Central Alabama and has served as an officer and Board member of his community’s charitable foundation for its public schools.


Tripp has represented clients in more than thirty states in the U.S. as well as counseled clients on legal matters in Europe and Asia


  • Listed in Benchmark Litigation
    • "Litigation Star," Alabama, 2011-2015
    • "Future Star" Alabama, 2010
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®
    • Commercial Litigation, 2013-2015
    • Mass Tort Litigation, 2007-2010
    • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants, 2011-2015
    • Product Liability Litigation, 2008-2012
    • Product Liability Litigation-Defendants, 2014-2015
    • "Lawyer of the Year," Birmingham, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants, 2015
  • Listed in LMG Life Sciences, "Life Sciences Star," 2012, 2013
  • Listed in Chambers USA, Litigation: General Commercial, 2009-2014
  • Listed in Alabama Super Lawyers
    • Class Action/Mass Torts, 2012-2014
  • Listed in The International Who’s Who Legal
    • Products Liability Defence Lawyers, 2008-2012, 2014-2015
    • Life Sciences, 2008-2013

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Board of Directors
  • British Institute of International & Comparative Law
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar, ASB Leadership Forum, Past Chair
  • Birmingham Bar Association, Future Leaders Forum (Co-Chair); Young Lawyers Section (Past President); Grievance Committee (Past Chair); Executive Committee (Past member)
  • Vestavia Hills City Schools Foundation, Governance, Current Chair; Current Board member