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Alabama Litigation
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10 Ranked Lawyers

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Litigation: General Commercial - Alabama
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What the team is known for

Leading Birmingham litigation boutique with a deep bench of highly experienced and successful trial lawyers. Noted for its excellent strengths in commercial litigation matters, with particular expertise in product liability disputes and medical malpractice claims. Offers wider experience in defending regulatory investigations, white-collar criminal litigation and arbitration proceedings. Further noted for representing clients in high-stakes personal injury and catastrophic injury cases. Typically acts for clients in the manufacturing, insurance, energy and financial services sectors.

Strengths

"The team goes above and beyond by not only handling the issues at hand, but anticipating needs in advance and offering insightful counsel and advice."

"The legal team demonstrated excellent critical thinking and communication skills."

"Every question was answered in depth in a timely manner."

Notable practitioners

Samuel Franklin represents clients across the full gamut of commercial disputes. His expertise includes product liability, personal injury and alternative dispute resolution.

Harlan Prater is highly regarded in the market for his experience representing clients in product liability, personal injury and securities disputes. He ably handles both class actions and single-plaintiff cases.
"Harlan is delightful, easy to work with and thoughtful."

Christian King enjoys a distinguished reputation in the market for his deep expertise in appellate proceedings. He regularly represents clients from the manufacturing and energy sectors on single-plaintiff cases, as well as mass torts and class actions.

Adam Peck is an experienced litigator with a wealth of experience across a broad range of commercial disputes. He often works on product liability, personal injury and wrongful death cases.
"Adam Peck has very deep trial experience and does an excellent job at really understanding the technology involved in cases."

Michael Bell is regularly called upon to defend medical malpractice claims. His clients include physicians.

Laura Peck brings a wealth of experience acting in medical malpractice disputes. She represents both physicians and medical institutions.
"Laura Peck is compassionate, knowledgeable and passionate in providing excellent representation."

Melody Eagan is managing partner of the firm and leads the litigation department. She regularly works with high-profile names on product liability suits.

Lee Hollis demonstrates expertise handling product liability litigations. He is regularly sought after by clients in the healthcare sector.

Ashby Pate is increasingly recognized for his expertise litigating complex disputes. He routinely handles injury matters and class actions.

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Litigation: Appellate

M Christian King
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M Christian King
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Litigation: General Commercial

Samuel H Franklin
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Samuel H Franklin
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Senior Statespeople
Harlan Prater
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Harlan Prater
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Adam K Peck
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Adam K Peck
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Melody Eagan
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Melody Eagan
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Lee Hollis
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Lee Hollis
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M Christian King
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M Christian King
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Ashby Pate
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Ashby Pate
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Up and Coming
Litigation: Medical Malpractice Defense

Laura Peck
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Laura Peck
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Michael Bell
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Michael Bell
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