Brad has once again been named as one of Birmingham's Top Lawyers by B-METRO Magazine.
Brad specializes in complex litigation, including class actions and mass torts in both state and federal court. He represents consumer and business owners in a variety of lawsuits, including class actions against major corporations and energy cooperatives. He was recently named to the prestigious list of Top 25 Class Actions Attorneys.
Throughout his career, Brad has litigated numerous corporate disputes and automotive/commercial trucking cases, including several complex railroad grade crossing accident cases. He has handled multiple coverage issues relating to commercial and personal insurance policies.
Brad has spent a large portion of his career representing injured railroad workers throughout the southeastern United States in actions brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“FELA”), as well as the Safety Appliance Act (“SAA”), and the Locomotive Inspection Act (“LIA”). He has represented numerous railroaders in Title 49 “Whistleblower” claims as well.
Following receiving his degree in Political Science from Rhodes College, Brad spent two years in Washington, DC, working in governmental affairs and campaign finance. He also has served as a political advisor on an Alabama Supreme Court campaign. While in law school, Brad received the George Peach Taylor Award for outstanding advocacy in a national trial advocacy competition. He also served as the Vice President of the Student Farrah Law Society and a Senior Editor of the Law & Psychology Review. During his time at law school, Brad also published But Look Over Here: How the Use of Technology at Trial Mesmerizes Jurors and Secures Verdicts, 29 LAW & PSYCHOL. REV. 289 (2005), which explores the effectiveness and potential pitfalls of technology in the courtroom.
Brad was also rated AV® Preeminent™ by his peers in the practice areas of Civil Litigation, Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), Railroad Accidents and Injuries, Railroad Litigation, Estate Planning, and Probate.
The Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers – members of the bar and the judiciary.
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