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Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin Winter 2015

In The News Attorneys In The News 105 of Balch & Bingham’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, a total of 8 Balch & Bingham attorneys were recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” for their practice areas and geographic region. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Birmingham partner Joel M. Kuehnert has been named chair of the Environmental Law Section of the Alabama State Bar. The firm is also proud to announce that partner Beau Byrd has been named chair of the Alabama State Bar’s Real Property, Probate and Trust Section. Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that William Wahlheim was named to the 2015 Who’s Who Legal Directory in the practice area of Pensions & Benefits. Baker Donelson is pleased to announce that Catherine Crosby Long has been recognized as a young professional to watch by the American Legal & Financial Network’s (ALFN) Junior Professionals & Executives Group. Additionally, the firm has named Sara M. Turner as Co-Chair of the Baker Donelson Franchise and Hospitality Team. Ogletree Deakins is pleased to announce that the firm has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for the fifth consecutive year in the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers. Carr Allison would like to congratulate shareholders Kathy R. Davis, Elizabeth Kanter and Melisa Zwilling, who have been named to B-Metro Magazine’s 2015 list of “Top Women Attorneys”. Bond & Botes is pleased to announce that Sharon Huberty is the recipient of the Second Annual Bond & Botes Financial Hardship Scholarship. Gary M. London, a partner at Burr & Forman LLP, was recently recognized by BLSA, formerly the Birmingham Legal Secretaries Association, as the 2015 Birmingham Lawyer of the Year. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP partner Tripp Haston chaired the opening panel discussion of the International Association of Defense Counsel’s Asian Regional Meeting in Hong Kong in October 2015. Joel M. Kuehnert William Wahlheim Catherine C. Long W E L C O M E to all the BBA’s new law student members! 36 Birmingham Bar Association


Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin Winter 2015
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