Robert T. Cunningham , Jr. - Cunningham Bounds, LLC

Robert T. Cunningham , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987

A distinguished war veteran, one of the top trial lawyers in the United States, and a driving force that has helped to build Cunningham Bounds, LLC into one of the best plaintiff law firms in America, Mr. Cunningham has enjoyed a long and distinguished career.

Mr. Cunningham's areas of practice are complex litigation, environmental torts, class actions, personal injury, products liability, insurance fraud, bad faith, intellectual property, and admiralty and maritime law. He has represented plaintiffs in numerous cases resulting in record breaking verdicts in Alabama and nationwide. 

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Additional Information

Recognition & Awards
  • 2015 Benchmark Litigation named Mr. Cunningham as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
  • Benchmark Plaintiff named him a "Litigation Star" in its national rankings of personal injury attorneys and for Alabama (2013-present)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® (1987-present
  • Listed in Best Lawyers as "Mobile Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigator of the Year" (2009)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers as "Mobile Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year" (2010)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers magazine as one of the Top 50 plaintiff attorneys in Alabama (2008-present)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers magazine as one of the Top 10 attorneys in the state of Alabama (2009 and 2010) and was the only lawyer from Mobile to receive this honor
  • Listed as one of the 500 "Leading Lawyers in America" by Lawdragon Magazine
  • Listed in Chambers USA 2009 as one of the top lawyers in America in the area of Commercial Litigation
  • AV® Preeminent 5.0/5.0 Peer Rating - Martindale Hubbell
  • University of South AlabamaBA 1973University of FloridaJ.D. 1975
    American College of Trial LawyersInternational Academy of Trial LawyersInternational Society of BarristersAmerican Board of Trial Advocates

    Office Location

    1601 Dauphin Street
    P.O. Box 66705
    Mobile, AL 36660-1705
    United States


    Lawyer of the Year Awards

    2013 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the Mobile Metro Area2009 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation of the Mobile Metro Area
    Robert T. Cunningham, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Robert T. Cunningham, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2009!

    Practice Areas

    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation - Environmental
    Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs (Aviation Litigation, Catastrophic Injury, Civil Litigation, Environmental, Maritime, Product Liability, Punitive Damages, Toxic Tort, Wrongful Death)

    Other Information

    Gender: Male