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Birmingham Bar Association Spring 2014

gation and Arbitration Blog, dedicated to keeping clients and readers up-to-date with regulatory changes, legal opinions and practice tips involving all areas of securities regulation and litigation. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, announces the formation of a new Privacy and Information Security Team that will focus on representing clients on the most pressing privacy and data security issues. Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C., is proud to announce that Sarah Jane Thielman, a sophomore at Washington & Lee University, is the first recipient of the George F. Maynard, III – Birmingham Chapter Scholarship Fund. The firm also proudly announces that Thomas “Tom” H. Brinkley has been appointed to serve a threeyear term on the Board of Directors for the AlabamaGermany Partnership. BBA- In The News Attorneys In The News Thomas H. Brinkley J. Timothy Smith has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Safehouse of Shelby County, a shelter for abused women and children. He will also serve as chairman of their Legal Committee. Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C., has been selected as a “Go-To Law Firm” for Fortune 500 companies by American Lawyer Media (ALM) and has been named a 2014 BTI Client Service ATeam, which surveys corporate counsel at Fortune 1000 companies on the client service performance of their law firms. Drayton Nabers The law firm of Jaffe & Drennan, P.C., is pleased to announce that Richard S. Jaffe has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has garnered 175 firsttier metropolitan rankings in the 2014 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, the fourth edition of an annual analysis that includes more than 11,000 U.S. law firms. The firm has also, for the fifth consecutive year, been named one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” The 2014 edition of the Benchmark Litigation Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys has selected 18 Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, attorneys from their Birmingham office as top litigators and ranked the firm “highly recommended” in Alabama. Additionally, the firm has been recognized as a leader in client service in The BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service A-Team 2014. Drayton Nabers of Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C., has been appointed as the new Director of the Frances Marlin Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership at Samford University. Burr & Forman, LLP, is pleased to announce the launch of its Securities Liti- Attorney Announcements The Law Offices of Thomas J. Skinner, LLC, is pleased to announce that Cherokee W. Wooley is a partner in the firm. Christian & Small, LLP, is pleased to announce that Oscar Price has been named as a partner in the firm. Allison J. Adams and C. Clayton Bromberg, Jr., have recently been named partners at Starnes Davis Florie, LLP. Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC, announces that Jay H. Clark has been selected to serve a three-year term as the firm’s managing member. The firm is also pleased to announce that Annemarie C. Axon has become a member of the firm. Jones Walker, LLP, is pleased to announce that Antoinette “Toni” M. Jackson has joined the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner and is also a member of the Affordable Housing Team. Burr & Forman, LLP, is pleased to announce that Allen Sullivan, Jr., of their Birmingham office has been elevated to partner. Allen Sullivan, Jr. 42 Birmingham Bar Association


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