Emily J. Tidmore - Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC

Emily J. Tidmore

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 205-986-3625

Emily Tidmore is a commercial litigator and appellate lawyer who has represented clients in complex commercial litigation in a variety of venues throughout the country, including the United States Supreme Court. Her litigation experience includes commercial and labor-and-employment class actions, business torts, intellectual property disputes, transportation regulation, and punitive damages and federal preemption issues. Recently, Emily served as counsel to a municipal bond insurer and significant creditor of Jefferson County, Alabama in connection with the County’s historic chapter 9 bankruptcy filing, and she was a co-editor of the second edition of Municipalities in Peril, the ABI Guide to Chapter 9, which was published in 2012.

In addition to being recognized in Best Lawyers magazine as among the best commercial litigation and appellate lawyers, Emily has been given an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was designated as a “Rising Star” by Alabama Super Lawyers magazine from 2011 to 2014.

Prior to entering private practice, Emily gained valuable appellate experience clerking for now-Chief Judge Ed Carnes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Her clerkship experience has served her well in the course of representing clients (both parties and amici) on appeal in the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeal for the First, Ninth and Eleventh Circuits, and state appellate courts, including successfully petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court for writ of certiorari.

Taylor UniversityBA 2001University of VirginiaJ.D. 2004
American Bar Association - Lawyers Conference of the Judicial Division

Office Location

One Federal Place, Suite 1050
1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Intellectual Property