Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

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1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, Alabama 35203, United States
Phone: 205.521.8000
Fax: 205.521.8800
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Alabama
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Mississippi
  • North Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

FFIEC Highlights Cyber Insurance for Financial Institutions

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) has issued a joint statement emphasizing the need for lenders and servicers to include cyber insurance in their risk management program. Although the FFIEC did not…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Insurance, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Scrutiny Increases on Healthcare Providers in Central Florida

In the past month, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida--the primary federal law enforcement authority in Central Florida--has announced a series of healthcare-fraud related developments. These…more
 /  Government Contracting, Health

Assessing Business Auto Coverage For Autonomous Vehicles

With the potential addition of autonomous cars and trucks to commercial fleets, commercial insureds should reassess coverage under their commercial auto, products liability and cyber insurance policies. Automation, particularly…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance

Sneaky Section 7 Traps for the Unwary Employer

With only about 6.5 percent of workers in the private sector being represented by unions, many private sector employers pay little, if any, attention to the requirements of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Unstable Foundations: Following Industry Standards During Design Not Enough to Absolve Design/Build Contractor of Liability - Construction and Procurement Law News, Q1 2018

MT Højgaard A/S (Respondent) v E.ON Climate & Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Limited, involved the construction of foundation structures for an offshore wind farm. The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom analyzed whether a…more
 /  Construction Law

SEC Action Highlights Importance of Specific Language in Directors and Officers Insurance for Fintech and Other Startup Companies

The founder of Mozido, the fintech startup once claimed to be valued at $5.6 billion, has been named as a defendant in a civil lawsuit filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The complaint names Michael Liberty…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Insurance, Securities Law

Tennessee Supreme Court Requires Nashville to Move Mayoral Election

In a decision with potentially significant consequences for determining who will be the next mayor of Nashville, the Tennessee Supreme Court unanimously held yesterday that the Nashville mayoral election must be moved from…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Elections & Politics

Two Guys Walk into a Wine Bar… Not a Joke as Another Court Recognizes Claim for Harassment Based on Sexual Orientation

I have told clients for years that they ignore claims based on sexual orientation at their peril, and another court is backing me up. An Arizona federal district court just ordered a wine bar to pay real money ($100,000) to two…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Drug Company Loses Patent Term for “Thinking Outside the Box”

The drug company Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., recently lost a bid to increase the term of its U.S. Patent No. 8,658,675 by five days, ultimately because its patent attorney failed to check a box on the application form…more
 /  Administrative Law, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

New Rules for Hardship Distributions

Earlier this year, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, H.R. 1892, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. In addition to providing a continuing resolution to fund the federal government, the Act includes a change…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Making Sure Your Company Is Not the Next Harassment Hashtag

Like every other employment lawyer in America, I have been giving a good bit of thought to #MeToo and what it means for my clients. Many (although certainly not all) of the stories under this hashtag are about unreported…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

You’ve Got Issues: Making a Case for Deep-Issue Statements

What’s the first thing that judges and law clerks read in an appellate brief? The certificate of interested parties, the table of contents, and the table of authorities are matters of form, and, while important, they don’t…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Law Practice Products & Services

Coverage for Fully Autonomous Vehicles under the Business Auto Coverage Form

With the potential addition of autonomous cars and trucks to commercial fleets, commercial insureds should reassess coverage under their commercial auto, products liability, and cyber insurance policies. Automation, particularly…more
 /  Insurance, Privacy, Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

Alabama Legislature Passes Bill to Address Calculation of Credit for Taxes Paid to Other States - State & Local Tax Alert: Alabama Edition

Gov. Kay Ivey signed House Bill 384, into law last Wednesday, March 28, ending a debate that has lasted for almost a decade over the scope of the individual income tax credit for certain taxes paid to other states…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Do Servicers Have to Monitor Whether a Successor in Interest is in Bankruptcy? CFPB’s FAQ Suggests the Answer is “Yes”

As the effective date for the CFPB’s successor in interest and bankruptcy billing statement requirements quickly approaches, one question we’ve heard multiple times is whether a mortgage servicer is required to know when a…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential
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