Mayo Mallette has a diversified civil practice, primarily involving general, commercial and complex litigation. Attorneys at the Firm are engaged in representations concerning matters such as patent infringement, products liability, breach of contract, breach of warranty, employment discrimination, insurance coverage, governmental entity defense, municipal land use and civil rights. For example, attorneys at Mayo Mallette currently are lead counsel in a patent infringement claim involving aerospace technology in Alabama federal court and represent a client in a complex shareholder dispute in Mississippi state court. Attorneys at the Firm recently defended the University of Mississippi in a high profile jury trial concerning the termination of a former head football coach, prevailed in separate appeals to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in employment discrimination and insurance coverage matters, and assisted in an appeal to the United States Supreme Court in a case that defines the standard of proof and review in federal employment discrimination cases.
In addition to its extensive litigation practice, Mayo Mallette counsels individuals and businesses on various legal issues, ranging from intellectual property to employer-employee relations; from employment-based and family-related immigration for transnational executives and technical personnel to contract drafting and negotiation. Attorneys at the Firm have also represented clients before various governmental agencies on a variety of issues.
Attorneys at Mayo Mallette are admitted to practice in state and federal courts in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, the United States Court of International Trade, the United States Tax Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Federal Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.
Firm Practice Areas
- Commercial Litigation
- Municipal Law