Born in Mobile, Alabama, January 4, 1950; admitted to the Bar, 1975, Alabama, Supreme Court of Alabama, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits.
Education: Auburn University (B.S., 1972); Cumberland School of Law of Samford University (J.D., cum laude, 1975). Omicron Delta Epsilon; Phi Delta Phi. Member, Curia Honoris; Executive Editor, Cumberland Law Review, 1974-75; Board of Editors, The Alabama Lawyer, 1985-86. Author: “Federal Regulation of the Going Private Phenomenon”, 6 Cumb.L.Rev. 140, 1975; “23(b)(3) Class Actions – Each Class Member Must Independently Satisfy $10,000 Jurisdictional Amount”, 5 Cumb.L.Rev. 142, 1974. Law Clerk to the Honorable James H. Hancock, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, 1975-76.
Member: Mobile County and American Bar Associations, Alabama State Bar (Chairman, Litigation Section, 1988-89), Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Defense Research Institute
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation:
- Professional Liability
- Products Liability
- Medical Devices
- Property and Casualty
- Media Law
Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Included within the 2006 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
2006 Medmarc National Honor Roll of Defense Attorneys Representing Medical Device Manufacturers