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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 law suits, including class actions against major corporations and energy cooperatives.

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.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Class Action: 40%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%
  4. Personal Injury: 20%

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Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • David Boyce Simpson

    Brad is an incredibly talented practitioner that has a technical understanding of his subject matter that is second to none. I've known him to handle complex and diverse cases with large firm expertise and small firm service. Very result oriented while always keeping the client in mind. Proud to recommend him.

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    David Simpson DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Montgomery Ponder, LLC

2421 Second Avenue North
Unit One
Birmingham, AL, 35203

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ALAuthorized to practice law200608/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
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
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alabama State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Law & Psychology ReviewBut Look Over Here: How the Use of Technology at Trial Mesmerizes Jurors and Secures Verdicts2005
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Rhodes CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001