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Arnold W Umbach III

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Practice Areas

Trip represents both public and private employers in all types of labor and employment disputes, from defending discrimination claims to handling traditional union labor relations matters. In response to the surge in overtime litigation, he has developed extensive experience in wage and hour matters. He regularly advises clients concerning non-competition agreements and litigates cases arising from the interpretation of such agreements. A significant aspect of his practice is helping clients make employment decisions and develop policies that reduce the risk of being sued by employees or becoming unionized.


Clerked for the Honorable Patrick E. Higginbotham, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1992-93.

Professional Memberships

Served as Vice-President, Legal and Legislative Affairs, Birmingham Society for Human Resource Management; listed: Best Lawyers in America.


Employment at Will, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law.


Born in Auburn, Alabama, 1966. Education: University of Virginia (BA 1988); University of Alabama School of Law (JD 1992).