F. M. Haston  III - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

F. M. Haston III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 205-521-8303

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-Elect 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.

Auburn UniversityBA 1990The University of AlabamaJ.D. 1993
International Association of Defense Counsel, Board of DirectorsBritish Institute of International & Comparative LawAmerican Bar AssociationBirmingham Bar Association

Case History

In re Chantix Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2092 (USDC - ND Ala) — Co-National Counsel for Pfizer Inc.
In re YAZ/Yasmin Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2100 (USDC - S.D. IL) — Bayer Defense Counsel
Albright v. Merck, CV 05-2316 (Cir. Ct. Jeff Co., Ala) — Trial counsel in a three week Vioxx products liability jury trial that resulted in defense verdict.
Other Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Client Comments

"Mr. Haston is always reliable and thorough. He is an even-keeled, highly trustworthy professional. He is able to efficiently operate in different cultural environments."

"Tripp is a fantastic attorney. He is creative in his legal analysis and thinks outside the box. He gets the client's perspective. "

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Birmingham Metro Area
F. M. Haston III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Male