J. David Pugh - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

J. David Pugh

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 205-521-8314

David Pugh is a partner in the firm's Construction and Procurement Practice Group. He is also a member of the firm's Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups.

David has represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, insurance companies and sureties throughout the United States. He has advised clients at every stage of a construction project: conception, planning, performance and closeout. He has drafted and negotiated contracts for several large scale projects, and he has participated in trials, hearings, appellate arguments, mediations and arbitrations in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Mexico, among others. He has also argued before the United States Supreme Court representing a pipe subcontractor involved in the construction of a natural gas pipeline in Florida and Alabama.

In addition to his work with the firm's Construction Practice Group, David has worked on various general litigation matters including commercial contract and insurance cases. He is also a registered patent attorney and has prosecuted a variety of mechanical, electrical and chemical patents as well as design patents and trademarks. He has litigation experience in state and federal courts prosecuting and defending claims of patent infringement, trade secrets, Lanham Act violations and other business tort or anticompetitive practices.

University of AlabamaBS Vanderbilt University Law SchoolJ.D.
American Bar AssociationAlabama State Bar AssociationBirmingham Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • United States Patent & Trademark Office
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Office Location

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

Practice Areas

Construction Law (Commercial Development, Condominiums, Construction Disputes, Contract Review and Negotiation, Contractors, Government Contracts, Industrial, Insurance Coverage)
Litigation - Construction