Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Legal Services | Alabama, USA
tel: 256 517 5100 | fax: 256 517 5200
200 Clinton Avenue W, Ste 900 | Huntsville | Alabama | 35801 | USA


Bradley is a national law firm with a reputation for skilled legal work, exceptional client service, and impeccable integrity. We provide business clients around the world with a full suite of legal services in dozens of industries and practice areas.

Founded in 1870 in Elyton, Alabama, before moving to Birmingham the following year, Bradley has retained the tradition of southern hospitality even as the law firm has grown into a global force. Our founding partners established the highest standards of value, ethics, and professional excellence in the practice of law - standards that have guided us through to the present day. Respect for our clients, colleagues, and communities and passion for our work are the driving forces behind everything we do. That kind of integrity means that clients can trust us to not only serve their needs, but ensure that the work is completed the right way.

Our 10 offices are located in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the District of Columbia, giving us an extensive geographic base to represent clients on a regional, national, and international basis. We frequently serve as national coordinating counsel, regional counsel, and statewide counsel for clients in various industries.

Diversity and equality in the workforce are core values at Bradley, allowing us to leverage a wide range of perspectives to help us achieve the results that we expect and our clients demand. We are also committed to giving back to our communities with meaningful pro bono legal services and charitable contributions through the Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Charitable Foundation.

Although we are a large law firm with more than 500 lawyers, our clients still enjoy the personal attention, responsiveness, and deep relationships they would expect from a boutique firm. Our attorneys and staff combine legal experience and knowledge with a sophisticated understanding of industries to work side by side with clients and come up with practical, strategic solutions specifically tailored to their business operations. Bradley lawyers use their talents, judgment, work ethic, and experience to go above and beyond expectations to help our clients meet their goals.

Lawyers Worldwide: 550

Areas of Practice


Second Circuit Ups the Ante on Disclosing Government Probes

The Second Circuit recently broadened the circumstances for when a public company should disclose government investigations. Bradley partner Elisha Kobre explains that companies will need to consider when reasonable investors would “want to know” about a probe, which is a higher standard than in earlier cases. Must a public company disclose to its shareholders that it is under investigation by a government agency? The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently shifted the legal landscape by expanding when a company has a duty to disclose government investigations. In Noto v...

The Changing Landscape of Florida Civil Litigation

Successfully navigating the Florida state court litigation system has become easier and less costly based on recent procedural and logistical developments. With more changes on the horizon, staying current on these developments is vital for anyone with a presence in the state court system. The COVID-19 pandemic brought extensive logistical changes to Florida courthouses. In a matter of days, state court judges that previously disfavored allowing even telephonic appearances were forced to navigate the complexities of Zoom. Now, over two years later, Zoom appearances are still the norm in most circuit civil courtrooms...

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Bradley Adds Healthcare Associate John C. Hood to Tampa Office

Bradley is pleased to announce that John C. Hood has rejoined the firm as a healthcare associate in the Tampa office. “We are pleased to welcome John back to Bradley, and we look forward to having his understanding of state and federal healthcare policies enhance the capabilities of our team in Florida,” said Bradley Tampa Office Managing Partner R. Craig Mayfield. Mr. Hood is a member of the firm’s Healthcare Practice Group and focuses his practice on transactional, operational, and regulatory matters in the healthcare industry...

Bradley Partner Wendi Campbell Rogaliner Elected Fellow Of American Bar Foundation

Bradley is pleased to announce that Wendi Campbell Rogaliner, a partner in the firm’s Dallas office, has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). The ABF Fellows comprise a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of the communities. Membership in the Fellows is limited to 1% of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. “Wendi is a tremendous practitioner and leader at the firm, and we are confident that the American Bar Foundation will benefit from her contributions...

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