Joseph P.H. Babington - Helmsing, Leach, Herlong, Newman & Rouse, P.C.

Joseph P.H. Babington

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

General civil trial and appellate practice for more than 25 years, with a focus on product liability defense, mass tort, multi-district, class action, and other complex litigation, substantial experience in commercial disputes and insurance matters, and special knowledge regarding expert witnesses.  Successfully argued Kumho Tire case in United States Supreme Court.

Notre Dame CollegeBA 1981University of VirginiaJ.D. 1984
Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC)Defense Research Institute (DRI)Trial Attorneys of AmericaAlabama Defense Lawyers AssociationLouisiana Association of Defense CounselSoutheastern Admiralty Law InstituteAmerican Bar Association

Office Location

The LaClede Building, Suite 2000
150 Government Street
P.O. Box 2767
Mobile, AL 36652
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Environmental of the Mobile Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Mobile Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Environmental of the Mobile Metro Area
Joseph P.H. Babington has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Joseph P.H. Babington has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Joseph P.H. Babington has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Environmental
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (Arbitration and Mediation, Aviation Collision, Class Actions, Insurance Coverage, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical, Product Liability, Toxic Tort)
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (Aviation Litigation, Civil Fraud, Mass Tort, Product Liability, Wrongful Death)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (Appellate, Automobile, Aviation, Construction, Insurance, Mass Tort, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Tobacco, Toxic Tort)