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  1. Employment & Labor: 90%
    40 years
  2. Class Action: 10%
    40 years

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Ogletree Deakins

420 20th Street North
Suite 1900
Birmingham, AL, 35203


FLMember in Good Standing197509/08/2015
ALAuthorized to practice law197410/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderOgletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart2001 - Present
PartnerBalch & Bingham1979 - 2001
PartnerDarby & Carrigan, PC1974 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alabama State Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, State Labor and Employment Law Developments CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Birmingham Business AllianceBoard of TrusteesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Florida State UniversityBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1971
Florida State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1970
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE Alabama Employment Law SeminarRecent Updates To The ADA – Dealing with Disability When Everyone Has A Disability2010