Michael D. McKibben - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Michael D. McKibben

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Mike McKibben has litigated and tried cases in federal, state, and arbitration venues for well over two decades. He is privileged regularly to represent the interests of Alabama's best healthcare providers in both professional and commercial litigation. He has defended product makers in the consumer goods and tire industries for his entire career. Mike regularly advises business clients with respect to antitrust, business torts, and business litigation matters as well. Like his partners in the group, Mike strives to identify the client's options and goals early in a case, and develops a strategy designed to get the matter to trial, summary judgment, mediation, or negotiation as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Mike's professional negligence defense work has included both medical and accounting clients. His healthcare litigation involves extensive time spent in defense of physicians, nurses, anesthetists, and related health service providers.

Mike is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Defense as well as Business Litigation; he also has been named by Chambers USA and Benchmark: Litigation in their Alabama Litigation sections. Alabama Super Lawyers also lists Mike in its Business Litigation and Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice sections.

Spring Hill CollegeBS 1981Vanderbilt UniversityJ.D. 1985
Defense Research InstituteInt'l Ass'n of Defense Counsel

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • 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

"Michael McKibben has incredible litigation skills. He is an execellent negotiator, is persuasive, and is thick skinned ... with a smile!"

-Patricia Pritchett
General Counsel
University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, P.C.

"Mike is the most responsive and client focused attorney I have had the pleasure of working with in 24 years. He has tackled some of our most difficult cases and I feel confident that he will put us in a position that we can expect the best outcome."

"Mike McKibben has the unique ability to adapt to any challenging situation that presents and uses his professionalism to bring balance when working with his client as well as outside counsel."

"Mike McKibben understands the importance of approaching medical malpractice defense in a manner such that we take care of everyone involved -- our patients, our doctors, and our staff. He cares about the team and it is reflected in the strength of his litigation style. "

-Patricia Pritchett
General Counsel
University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, P.C.

Office Location

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


Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Defendants, Litigation)
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (Litigation)
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants (Litigation)