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Brad has a diverse practice, which includes representing a variety of personal and corporate clients in all stages civil litigation. He specializes in 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.  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 for a variety of corporate clients. His practice also focuses on complex uninsured and underinsured motorist disputes.    Additionally, Brad has an active estate planning practice, which includes planning for the distribution of an individual's property, beneficiary disputes, trust administration, and estate administration.    Finally, Brad provides immigration support for both individuals and businesses for a variety of legal issues, including adjustment of status, adoption, divorce, personal injury, and work place disputes.  Prior to attending law school, he 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, Mr. Ponder 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, Mr. Ponder also published the article, 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.


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  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
  4. Business: 20%
  5. Estate Planning: 10%



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Montgomery Ponder, LLC

2421 Second Avenue North
Unit One
Birmingham, AL, 35203


ALAuthorized to practice law200610/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
George Peach Taylor AwardUniversity of Alabama School of Law2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberMontgomery Ponder, LLC2012 - Present
AttorneyWebster, Henry, Lyons, White, Bradwell & Black, PC2007 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alabama State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Law & Psychology ReviewBut Look Over Here: How the Use of Technology at Trial Mesmerizes Jurors and Secures Verdicts2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Rhodes CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001