Joseph B. Mays , Jr. - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Joseph B. Mays , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Joe Mays' practice is concentrated on business litigation, especially antitrust, securities and shareholder litigation, government procurement fraud litigation, professional liablity, and white collar criminal defense. Joe has tried more than a dozen cases to jury verdict in the last decade and has also been involved in numerous arbitration proceedings. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in the field of business litigation, white collar crime, and bet the company litigation.

Joe has extensive experience in representing major accounting firms. His cases in that area have extended to both tax and audit issues as well as claims involving alleged securities fraud. Joe has been been involved in the trial of at least four accounting malpractice cases.

Tulane UniversityBA 1967Cornell UniversityMA 1969University of Alabama School of LawJ.D. 1978
Metro Birmingham YMCAAmerican Bar AssociationAlabama State Bar AssociationBirmingham Bar AssociationAlabama Educational Television FoundationEpiscopal Diocese of Alabama

Client Comments

"Joseph Mays is an excellent litigator."

"Mr. Mays is a skilled and experienced litigator. He excels in complex litigation."

-Jeff Sewell
Jefferson County

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: White-Collar of the Birmingham Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Antitrust of the Birmingham Metro Area
Joseph B. Mays, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Joseph B. Mays, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation (Civil Litigation, Commercial Disputes, Complex Litigation, White-Collar Criminal Defense)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Qui Tam/False Claims Act, Tax)
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Other Information

Gender: Male