Dennis R. Bailey - Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett

Dennis R. Bailey

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 334-206-3234

After serving as a federal law clerk in the Middle District of Alabama for one year, Mr. Bailey began practicing law with the firm in 1980 and has been a shareholder since 1983. Building upon a strong background of product liability and insurance defense, Mr. Bailey's practice has evolved into handling a variety of complex litigation directly for clients who are either self-insured or have control over the selection of defense counsel.Mr. Bailey works closely with corporate counsel and is therefore familiar with corporate litigation guidelines, reporting, and budgeting requirements.  He has managed and argued complex litigation for corporate manufacturing, insurance, and financial services clients as pro hac vice counsel in federal or state cases in Arizona, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and California.  He has also represented clients in construction arbitration proceedings and has served as an arbitrator.A former newspaper reporter, cartoonist and magazine editor, Mr. Bailey has been involved in media law since 1980, particularly matters involving First Amendment rights and open government. He has served for years as general counsel for the Alabama Press Association and other media clients, and now supervises a statewide media hotline. No representation is made that the quality of legal services offered is greater than the quality of legal services of other lawyers generally.

Auburn UniversityBA 1975Cumberland School of LawJ.D. 1979
Cumberland Law ReviewAll-SEC Academic Baseball TeamAmerican Board of Trial AdvocatesAlabama Law FoundationAuburn University Alumni AssociationSupreme Court of the United States BarAlabama Defense Lawyers AssociationDefense Research InstituteCuria Honoris Society

Office Location

184 Commerce Street
P.O. Box 270
Montgomery, AL 36101-0270
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the Montgomery Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation of the Montgomery Metro Area
Dennis R. Bailey has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Dennis R. Bailey has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Communications Law
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Litigation - Real Estate
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Male