Firm Profile

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Headquarters

One Federal Place
1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States
(205) 521.8000

Firm Details

Bradley combines skilled legal counsel with exceptional client service and unwavering integrity to assist a diverse range of corporate clients in achieving their business goals. With offices in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and the District of Columbia, the firm’s 500 lawyers represent regional, national and international clients in various industries, including financial services, healthcare, life sciences, real estate, construction, technology, real estate, energy, insurance, and entertainment, among many others. 

Management

Dawn Helms Sharff
Interim Chair of the Board and Managing Partner

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in the United States in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 17 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Commercial Litigation with 63 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Economic Development Law with 6 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Alabama with 146 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Commercial Litigation with 38 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Construction Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Copyright Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Corporate Law with 25 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Tennessee in Economic Development Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Financial Services Regulation Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in First Amendment Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in North Carolina in Franchise Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Franchise Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Information Technology Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Litigation - Antitrust with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Litigation - First Amendment with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Litigation - Land Use and Zoning with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Litigation - Patent with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Litigation and Controversy - Tax with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Municipal Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Patent Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 13 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Tax Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Trade Secrets Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Trademark Law with 3 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Huntsville with 16 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham with 125 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Commercial Litigation with 31 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Commercial Litigation with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Construction Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Copyright Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Corporate Law with 22 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Corporate Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Economic Development Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Nashville in Economic Development Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Education Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Nashville in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Nashville in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Financial Services Regulation Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in First Amendment Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Franchise Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Charlotte in Franchise Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Information Technology Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Land Use and Zoning Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Litigation - Antitrust with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Nashville in Litigation - Banking and Finance with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Litigation - First Amendment with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Litigation - Land Use and Zoning with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Litigation - Patent with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Litigation - Patent with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Municipal Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Patent Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Patent Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Nashville in Real Estate Law with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Tax Law with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Huntsville in Trademark Law with 2 lawyers

Awards

  • Named One of the 50 Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers, 2012, 2015 and 2016
  • Named by the Birmingham Business Journal as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work - 2013 - 2018
  • Ranked Among Top Law Firms in BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team 2014 - 2018
  • 90 Attorneys Listed in Chambers USA, 2018 edition
  • Top-ranked in Best Lawyers/U.S. News Report "Best Law Firms" for eighth consecutive year
  • 237 Attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2018 edition

Contacts

Michael S. Denniston
Antitrust & Competitive Torts
205.521.8244
Robert Maddox
Banking & Financial Services
205.521.8454
David W. Owen
Construction
205-521-8333
J. Andrew Robison
Corporate
205-521-8596
Thomas Trent
Economic Development
615.252.2327
David Joffe
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
615-252-2368
Robert Maddox
Financial Services Litigation and Compliance
205-521-8454
Corby Cochran Anderson
Franchise
704.338.6043
Ty E. Howard
Government Enforcement & Investigations
615.252.2376
J. David Stewart
Governmental Affairs
205-521-8368
Jay Hardcastle
Health Care
615.252.2386
Jonathan M. Skeeters
Health Care
615.252.2320
Frank Caprio
Intellectual Property
256.517.5142
Thor Urness
IP Litigation
615.252.2384
John Hargrove
Labor & Employment
205.521.8343
Scott Ludwig
Life Sciences
256-517-5149
Tripp Haston
Life Sciences Litigation
205-521-8303
Mike McKibben
Litigation
205-521-8421
Katherine J. Henry
Policyholder Insurance Coverage
202.719.8244
Emily Hatch Bowman
Real Estate
615.252.6370
Richard F. Warren
Real Estate
205.521.2337
T. Michael Brown
Real Estate Litigation
205.521.8462
Brett Carter
State & Local Tax
615.252.2383
Scott E. Adams
Tax
205.521.8384
Pat Moskal
Tax Controversy and Litigation
615.252.2369
K. Wood Herren
Tax Exempt Organizations
205.521.8505
Joseph Gibbs
Tax, Corporate Partnership and Real Estate Tax
615.252.2317
Scott E. Adams
Trust and Estates
205.521.8384
Tripp Haston
Life Sciences Litigation
205.521.8303
Matt Lembke
Appellate Litigation
205.521.8560
Chris Glenos
Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Distressed Investing
205.521.8721
Rob Kanter
Public Finance
205.521.8517

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Economic Development Law
  • Education Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Timber Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law

Office Locations

United States

United States

Alabama

Alabama

Birmingham, AL

One Federal Place

1819 Fifth Avenue North

Birmingham, AL 35203

United States

(205) 521.8000

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Huntsville, AL

200 Clinton Avenue West, Suite 900

Huntsville, AL 35801-4900

United States

(256) 517.5100

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Montgomery, AL

RSA Dexter Avenue Building, Suite 9075

445 Dexter Avenue

Montgomery, AL 36104

United States

(334) 956.7700

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

1615 L Street, NW, Suite 1350

Washington, DC 20036

United States

(202) 393.7150

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Florida

Florida

Tampa, FL

100 North Tampa Street, Suite 2200

Tampa, FL 33602

United States

(813) 559.5500

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Mississippi

Mississippi

Jackson, MS

One Jackson Place, Suite 400

188 East Capitol Street

Jackson, MS 39201

United States

(601) 948.8000

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North Carolina

North Carolina

Charlotte, NC

Hearst Tower, Suite 3700

214 North Tyron Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

United States

(704) 338.6000

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Tennessee

Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Roundabout Plaza, Suite 700

1600 Division Street

Nashville, TN 37203

United States

(615) 244.2582

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