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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

17 National Rankings & 169 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Construction Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings has an excellent construction practice (development and dispute resolution) led by the stellar Mabry Rogers.

Real Estate Law

The expertise, responsiveness, and professionalism from the Birmingham office of Bradley—especially Dawn Sharff and James Webb—is unmatched.

Alex Eyssen Campus Crest Communities, Inc.

Corporate Law

I have been a client of Bradley Arant since 1989. For 27 years, I have depended on the firm's expertise end success to guide me through many matters from all aspects of corporate law with exceptional results.

Construction Law

The Construction Law team at Bradley is not only strong at what they do; they are huge advocates for and supporters of the design and construction industry.

Andrew Edwards Dunn Building

Construction Law

Ralph Germany at Bradley Arant is the most responsive and efficient attorney I have ever worked with. He knows construction law and he provides solid advice and service without involving a bunch of associates and extra fees.

William Ware Mid-State Construction Company, Inc.

Litigation - Construction

Bradley stands out, and we enjoy working with them because they work as a team with our business people and in-house lawyers. Although they are open with advice and pull no punches, the Bradley team always looks for a creative solution rather than providing the easy, "no it’s not possible," response.

Brian Miller The AES Corporation

Energy Law

Bradley stands out, and we enjoy working with them because they work as a team with our business people and in-house lawyers. Although they are open with advice and pull no punches, the Bradley team always looks for a creative solution rather than providing the easy, "no it’s not possible," response.

Brian Miller The AES Corporation

Construction Law

Bradley Arrant stands out, and we enjoy working with them because they work as a team with our business people and in-house lawyers. Although they are open with advice and pull no punches, the Bradley Arrant team always looks for a creative solution rather than providing the easy, "no it’s not possible," response.

Brian Miller The AES Corporation

Arbitration

Bradley stands out, and we enjoy working with them because they work as a team with our business people and in-house lawyers. Although they are open with advice and pull no punches, the Bradley team always looks for a creative solution rather than providing the easy, "no it’s not possible," response.

Brian Miller The AES Corporation

Construction Law

Bradley has top-flight lawyers who combine total command of the law with good practical advice and experience. I would trust them with any type of construction or government contracts case.

Charles Mitchell The Kirlin Group

Real Estate Law

The Bradley Arant real estate team—led by Bob Wood and Emily Bowman—offers exceptional service. Their responsiveness, problem-solving ability and civility are second-to-none. They are outstanding attorneys.

Construction Law

I thoroughly enjoy working with the attorneys at Bradley Arant. They are attentive, professional and responsive. More importantly, they know their stuff, and get the job done!

Tracy Morehouse Depcom

Trademark Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorney Frank Caprio's expertise has proven to be an invaluable resource to our company. Frank and his associates have a deep understanding of the law coupled with a keen business sense and ability to communicate in a clear and understandable manner. I often refer to them as "our" legal department because of their prompt and efficient service.

Michael McCarty Applied OLAP Inc.

Copyright Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorney Frank Caprio's expertise has proven to be an invaluable resource to our company. Frank and his associates have a deep understanding of the law coupled with a keen business sense and ability to communicate in a clear and understandable manner. I often refer to them as "our" legal department because of their prompt and efficient service.

Michael McCarty Applied OLAP Inc.

Patent Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorney Frank Caprio's expertise has proven to be an invaluable resource to our company. Frank and his associates have a deep understanding of the law coupled with a keen business sense and ability to communicate in a clear and understandable manner. I often refer to them as "our" legal department because of their prompt and efficient service.

Michael McCarty Applied OLAP Inc.

Construction Law

Being in the construction field myself, I appreciate dealing with folks who understand the industry and know what they are doing. Bradley exemplifies that. I highly recommend to any and all that have this need!

Dan Brodbeck Compass Partners

Real Estate Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorneys are competent and offer practical advice that is useful and constructive.

Thomas Gibson OHA

Copyright Law

After more than 50 law firms, in more than 25 cities and hundreds of lawyers in my 30 plus years of business, mergers and acquisitions, venture, etc., we found Stephen Hall of Bradley. Frankly, I couldn't find a better lawyer or a better firm to represent us anywhere on earth. Stephen represents our firm in all matters from contract to patent, to trademark and copyright. If you want it done right the first time and you want the brightest minds, legal or otherwise on your team, look to Bradley.

Curt Freemyer Aionex

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Denson Franklin is the best and always has sound advice and business input, over and above just the legal guidance.

J. Wes Smith Mayer Electric Supply Company, Inc.

Corporate Law

I have dealt with Corporate counsel for over 30 years and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is by far the best!

Banking and Finance Law

Bradley Arant is efficient, knowledgeable and understanding. They are experts in all they do. There's not another firm I would use.

Banking and Finance Law

I have worked with these attorneys since 1996. They are professional, responsive, and very easy to work with. I've worked at several banks over the years and they all have used Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. They are number one in their field.

Michele Durham SouthPoint Bank

Banking and Finance Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is a very professional law firm that has excellent real estate expertise and provides great service to their clients.

Economic Development Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorneys have excellent knowledge and application.

Mike Mullis J.M. Mullis, Inc.

Real Estate Law

Ann Cargile with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is the best real estate attorney in Nashville.

David P. Crabtree Brookside Properties, Inc.

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings are the best value attorneys in the country; they have national expertise with friendly billing rates.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings are the best value attorneys in the country; they have national expertise with friendly billing rates.

Tax Law

Bradley Arant is a great firm. I work with Russ Morgan, Bob Wood, Chuck Mataya, and they are some of the finest lawyers I've ever worked with. They deliver great value, are incredibly responsive and easy to work with.

Steve Sedberry VF Corp

Litigation - Construction

There is no better value in large construction legal practice. I have used lawyers all over the US and the world, and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings consistently outperforms others in more expensive markets. They have a strong, talented bench and have elite lawyers at the top, which makes them an easy choice for these types of disputes. It is also nice to have a full service firm with subject matter experts in virtually every area of the law. At the end of the day, they have a large national/international practice in a midsized market which offers unparalleled value for exceptional legal services. This is my go-to law firm.

David Hume B.L. Harbert International, LLC

Construction Law

There is no better value in large construction legal practice. I have used lawyers all over the US and the world, and Bradley Arant Boult Cummings consistently outperforms others in more expensive markets. They have a strong, talented bench and have elite lawyers at the top, which makes them an easy choice for these types of disputes. It is also nice to have a full service firm with subject matter experts in virtually every area of the law. At the end of the day, they have a large national/international practice in a midsized market which offers unparalleled value for exceptional legal services. This is my go-to law firm.

David Hume B.L. Harbert International, LLC

Banking and Finance Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings gives our company a great value proposition in providing representation in both the transactional, workout, and litigation arenas. By this I mean that they provide experienced, responsive, and practical legal representation at a reasonable price with a view of getting a transaction documented, negotiated and closed as quickly and efficiently as possible with a very good understanding of our policy and risk tolerance. They pursue resolutions of disputes (whether loan workouts or litigation) in an efficient manner without "overworking" them, but with excellent results. We greatly appreciate our relationship with BABC.

Government Relations Practice

The Bradley Arant government relations group is well connected and has relationships at the local, state and federal level to help companies with any issues that they may be facing or needing guidance.

Patent Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings attorney Angie Holt is a superb IP attorney and has always been very attentive to our needs in every respect. I strongly recommend her services to anyone in need of help with patent applications.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Chuck Mataya and his associates at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings have been absolutely great to work with. In a word, Chuck and his team are outstanding.

Donald Holmes Mapco Express

Real Estate Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is my go-to real estate law firm. Their practical understanding and application of real estate law is greatly appreciated during difficult negotiations and transactions.

Karen Hall Surgical Care Affiliates, LLC

Public Finance Law

I have experienced nothing but exceptionally fine dealings with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings for the past 20 years. The quality of their work has been superb. I would highly recommend their services to any potential client.

Karen Lusk-Smith Mountain Brook Board of Education

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Bradley has excellent skills and acumen in understanding of complex and complicated issues.

R Gary Saliba Pretium Valuation Group

Information Technology Law

Bradley has top-notch expertise; they are thorough and responsive.

R Gary Saliba Pretium Valuation Group

Arbitration

I have worked with Bradley on a variety of different arbitrated matters over the course of several years. To a person, the firm demonstrates a significant depth of understanding of this important dispute resolution method, including when best to utilize this method as contrasted with other dispute resolution vehicles. The lawyers are not wedded to scorched earth discovery methods and have an understanding of what is important in order to meet our objectives in a case.

Ed Cassady The Robins & Morton Group      

Construction Law

Bradley has a unique specialty in construction law. In matters both domestic and international, the lawyers in the firm have routinely provided us with the expertise that we need in order to be able to handle our transactional matters, as well as the day-to-day legal requirements of our construction and engineering practice.

Ed Cassady The Robins & Morton Group      

Banking and Finance Law

We use the Birmingham and Charlotte offices of Bradley for our National Real Estate Corporate Banking Practice. This firm represents us very well, as we deal with national and international clients and banks. They are quick to respond to our needs, deal expertly with other law firms across the country, and we feel well protected by their counsel.

Ron Bennett Regions Bank

Tax Law

Bradley Arant has a high ability to handle extremely complex structures in real estate transactions.

Robert Lyle Molpus Company, Inc., The

Corporate Law

Bradley is a quality firm.

Robert Lyle Molpus Company, Inc., The

Health Care Law

Due to the number of national health care industry companies headquartered in Nashville, leading firms in the city like Bradley Arant Boult Cummings have as much or more experience than the more well-known national firms, and they are much more cost-effective than those firms. BABC's health care lawyers also stand out in their willingness and ability to help us meet our business objectives while understanding and mitigating legal risk.

Government Relations Practice

The Bradley Arant team is excellent across all service lines and all offices. They have an excellent reputation for getting things done the right way.

Richard Roberson MHA

Banking and Finance Law

Our deal teams have worked with attorneys in Bradley Arant's Charlotte and Nashville offices in addition to the HQ office in Birmingham that is reflected here. Without exception, I have found the partners and associates with whom I've interacted to be outstanding advocates for our firm's interests. Their industry expertise, responsiveness, and the civility of discourse with our customers and counsel help us achieve our dual - and sometimes dissonant - responsibilities of serving our customers while protecting our shareholders and capital. Their familiarity with our risk tolerances and policies after many years of representation allow work flow that is very time efficient and cost effective.

Jay Oglesby Wells Fargo

Economic Development Law

The state tax attorneys at Bradley Arant are well connected, knowledgeable, creative and effective when it comes to negotiating and securing state and local incentives in Alabama. As such, we do not hesitate to involve them in the planning process of our expansion and relocation projects in the state.

Karin Ecroyd Advance Publications

Tax Law

Chris Grissom of Bradley is our go-to guy for all Alabama tax issues. He and the other state tax attorneys in the Birmingham office are the preeminent experts in all Alabama state as well as local tax matters and have always delivered value.

Karin Ecroyd Advance Publications

Corporate Law

Excellent talent at very affordable rates. Top notch attorneys.

Tax Law

Attorneys at Bradley Arant are very knowledgeable.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Bill Norton of Bradley Arant is one of the best lawyers that I know. He is always responsive and calming in a high stakes area of the law. His advice has always been spot on.

Construction Law

Excellent group.

Construction Law

We rely heavily on the construction law expertise of James Archibald of Bradley Arant. He has always provided concise and accurate information and advise or when necessary led us to very capable local attorneys. Whenever we have tried to use other law firms due to some affiliation, we have had less than satisfactory results.

Litigation - Construction

Bradley has successfully represented our firm and won litigation. They are simply the best at construction law.

Joe Harrison Capstone Development Partners

Arbitration

I would highly recommend Bradley Arant, in particular James Archibald, as an excellent attorney who has helped our firm through several mediations and arbitrations.

Construction Law

Outstanding depth of knowledge. I consider them to be my "go to" firm for construction matters across the US.

Economic Development Law

Very familiar with the economic development profession and what drives the industry.

Financial Services Regulation Law

Robert Maddox is one of the best attorneys in the industry. He knows the business and the regulators, which makes him a valuable resource.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David Joffe is 'tops' in his field. He and his firm are knowledgeable, responsive, and easy to work with.

John Hammond Norton Healthcare, Inc

Real Estate Law

James Webb is one of the most knowledgeable real estate lawyers I have worked with. He is easy to reach and works in a timely and cost efficient manner. I have worked with him for seven years and use him exclusively for all complex real estate transactions.

John Turner IberiaBank

Arbitration

Bradley has handled many, many arbitrations, but still brings a trial lawyer ethos to the proceedings. This is important to avoid the big questions getting lost in the somewhat staid atmosphere of arbitration.

Construction Law

Plainly a recognized powerhouse in the field.

Insurance Law

Bradley Arant provided excellent service.

Energy Law

Our matter was an alleged breach of service contract, which was handled expeditiously and economically, all from a remote location. Justin McDonald was a gentleman and a pleasure to work with.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

I have found the counsel at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings to be thoughtful, reasonable, and thorough in their analysis regarding various issues in the Chapter 11 context.

Gary Murphey Resurgence Financial Services LLC

Financial Services Regulation Law

We rely heavily on the expertise and guidance provided by Bradley Arant. They are extremely knowledgable in their field, they are always up to date on developments and trends in the industry and, most importantly, they take the time to understand our business and our strategy which makes them uniquely effective in providing advice that is both compliant with the letter and spirit of the law, and commercially reasonable and practical. They are incredibly responsive and truly make you feel like you are their most important client.

Appellate Practice

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings' Wayne Drinkwater is easily the best appellate lawyer in Mississippi.

Real Estate Law

Tom Trent at Bradley Arant is an excellent high-level counselor. Emily Bowman is a young partner who provides positive energy and a relationship building experience with other parties in a transaction while protecting her clients.

Real Estate Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings is a great real estate law firm. They are sticklers for detail and seldom miss a thing. I highly recommend them for their quality of work and their knowledge.

Corporate Law

Bradley Arant has good skills in all the corporate law areas we need. Their being in a smaller city gives us much lower fees on non-specialty work. Even though they are not in the same city as we are I have always felt really well served.