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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | April 2022
Alabama, USA

Bradley is pleased to announce the addition of Kevin S. Woltjen to the firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group in Dallas. “Kevin’s experience and skill in providing advice and guidance to clients ranging from Fortune 200 companies to small public entities to high-net-worth individuals is extraordinary ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | April 2022
Alabama, USA

Bradley partner Aron Beezley was quoted in Bloomberg Government about the General Services Administration’s (GSA) temporary pause on small business and women-owned small business solicitations for government-wide Polaris contracts. Contracts were paused until further notice to address industry concerns over the evaluation of joint venture bids ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | April 2022
Alabama, USA

Bradley partner Bruce Ely was quoted in Law360 Tax Authority on a recent filing fee legislation. The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear a company's allegations that New Jersey's partnership filing fee violates the U.S. Constitution's Commerce Clause by not offering multistate businesses an ability to apportion the levy. Ely told Law360 he was surprised the justices passed on the case after asking New Jersey to respond to the petition ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | April 2022
Alabama, USA

Bradley’s Josh Blades and Dave Stewart, both senior advisors in the firm’s Governmental Affairs and Economic Development practice groups, have been named to the “2022 Power & Influence 50” list by Yellowhammer Multimedia ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

Bradley is pleased to announce that attorney Trent Appleby is joining the Dallas office as an associate in the Real Estate Practice Group. Mr. Appleby’s experience includes representing owners and buyers in the sale and acquisition of office buildings, warehouses, shopping centers, restaurants, and freestanding retail properties across the country. “We are very pleased to welcome Trent to our Dallas office,” said Bradley partner Richard A. Sayles ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

Bradley senior advisor Martha Roby was interviewed on CBS 42 about her time serving in the U.S. Congress. As former state representative, Roby is one of only three women to represent Alabama in the U.S. Congress. Roby, along with Rep. Terri Sewell, and sat down with CBS 42 and discussed their time serving the state in the nation’s capital. Friends across party lines, Roby said their bond truly depicts the relationships of Congress ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Ralph Yeilding was quoted in The New York Times and Bham Now on a tremendous feat – walking every street in the city of Mountain Brook, Alabama. Yeilding has lived in Mountain Brook his entire life, watching the city transform over the past six decades. When COVID-19 hit, Yeilding needed a way to find a sense of normalcy and keep moving. He decided to walk every single street throughout his city ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

Bradley partner Slates Veazey was quoted in the Mississippi Business Journal on pushback on Mississippi’s medical marijuana legislation. The state-level scrutiny will come from Mississippi’s Department of Health and Department of Revenue. Veazey said the Department of Health will issue licenses for and regulate all license types except dispensaries, which fall under the Department of Revenue ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Slates Veazey was quoted in the Mississippi Business Journal on challenges with Mississippi’s medical marijuana program. A change in congressional direction could convince the Mississippi Legislature to let state-chartered banks and credit unions accept cannabis-business deposits, a move that lawmakers rejected in killing a 2021 bill to allow financial services to the medical marijuana industry ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that partner Dick Sayles has earned National Board Certification as a trial lawyer advocate by The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). National Board Certification is the highest, most stringent and most reliable honor an attorney can achieve. Board certifications are the only distinctions awarded by non-profit organizations ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Bruce Ely was quoted in Tax Notes State on a new state tax credit ruling. The Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals just ruled that a Louisiana couple could claim an other-state tax credit on amounts they gave to an Alabama-based scholarship-granting organization (SGO) in exchange for an Alabama income tax credit. Ely said the Board “got it right, both from a Louisiana and Alabama tax perspective ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce the arrival of associates Dean J. Balaes and Grant T. Williamson to the Nashville office. “Dean and Grant’s impressive backgrounds in healthcare and real estate will enhance the capabilities we offer to our clients navigating these areas, and we are pleased to add them to the firm,” said Bradley Nashville Office Managing Partner Lauren B. Jacques. Mr ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Aaron Chaloner has joined the firm’s Nashville office as a senior attorney in the Intellectual Property Practice Group “Aaron’s technical background in neuroscience gives him a unique lens into the intersection of legal and scientific issues, allowing him to provide an exceptionally high level of service to clients in the biotechnology industry, while also expanding the depth of the capabilities our team offers,” said Bradley Nashvill

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Elisha Kobre was quoted in a Texas Lawbook article discussing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s long-anticipated draft rulings for when publicly traded companies need to disclose information about the impact that climate change may have on their businesses and their investors.  Kobre, who has monitored the SEC’s climate change proposals, was asked to review the SEC’s report and provide his analysis ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Slates Veazey was quoted in Mississippi Today on the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act. Gov. Tate Reeves signed the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act into law in February 2022. Now, some local businesspeople hoping to get a foothold in the industry are being blocked by their elected officials ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that seven attorneys across the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices have been named to the 2022 Texas Super Lawyers Magazine’s Texas Rising Stars list. Bradley Partner Mary Elizondo Frazier has also been recognized in the “Up and Coming 50: 2022 Women Texas Rising Stars” and the “Up and Coming 100: 2022 Texas Rising Stars” Top Lists, indicating high point totals earned during the Super Lawyers selection process ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Stephanie Hoffmann was quoted in a Part B News article discussing a Texas court’s block of the baseline fee determination in the No Surprises Act.   The court vacated one feature of the independent dispute resolution (IDR) process outlined in the federal government’s No Surprise Act regulations, a decision that may result in more providers challenging prices named by the government — and cause them to go up ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Adam Yost, an attorney in the firm’s Dallas office, has earned the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) credential in the United States through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). "We congratulate Adam on earning the Certified Information Privacy Professional credential,” said Bradley Dallas Office Managing Partner Richard A. Sayles ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[! Bradley partner Chris Hawkins was interviewed by Law360 after being appointed by the Eleventh Circuit Court to the Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama. "It's an honor. I'm grateful for the opportunity," Hawkins said. Hawkins said both Bradley and the Alabama Bankruptcy Institute helped him to develop the expertise that put him in the position to take his new appointment. "I'm very grateful for the time I had at Bradley," Hawkins said ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Four Bradley attorneys contributed to the 2021 American Health Law Association Year in Review. In addition to slides, the document outlines significant developments over the year in specific healthcare areas. Michael Fischer and Najla Long co-authored the section on Antirust, and Lyndsay Medlin and Brad Robertson co-authored the section on False Claims Act and Government Enforcement.  The complete Year in Review was distributed to AHLA members at their annual meeting ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Natalie Adams was quoted in the Daily Beast on the D.C. Trucker Convoy donations. If the convoy was found to use the donations for reasons outside of its mission, Adams said the convoy and its sponsor, the AFCLF (American Foundation for Civil Liberties and Freedom), might have some explaining to do. “The federal standard to prove wire fraud has two elements: That somebody intended to defraud somebody else; and that they used wire communications to do it ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Christopher L. Hawkins, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been appointed by the Eleventh Circuit Court to serve as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Alabama. Mr. Hawkins will be sworn in next week ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Bruce Ely was quoted in Law360 Tax Authority on state-federal tax conformity. Business groups are urging states to decouple from several changes caused by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that take effect for 2022, and some states are moving to do so, at least from the provisions dealing with the limitation on the deduction of business interest expenses. Ely told Law360 the business community in Alabama has been pushing for the bill to decouple from IRC section 163(j) ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partner Tripp Haston was quoted in Law360 on states introducing legislation that would require litigants to disclose third-party funding, a trend that proponents — including insurers — say will have a positive impact on case settlements, while opponents argue it's unnecessary and unfair. Haston has seen an uptick in litigation financing in many suits in which he's defending pharmaceutical or medical device companies ...

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP | March 2022
Alabama, USA

[!Bradley partners Aron Beezley and Erin Illman were recognized by JD Supra in its 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards, which identify top authors and firms for their thought leadership in key topics during 2021 ...

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