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Maynard Cooper Opens New Office in San Francisco

08/11/2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Maynard Cooper & Gale PC today announced the firm will open a new office in San Francisco. Existing clients and related opportunities have led to this decision to expand the firm’s presence on the West Coast. This new office will initially focus on three practice areas: insurance and financial services litigation, complex ERISA litigation (including class actions), and sports and entertainment law. Continue reading...

11th Circ. Told To Flip FTC's McWane Antitrust Ruling

07/10/2014

By Vin Gurrieri

Law360, New York (July 10, 2014) - A steelworkers union and a group of economics and antitrust law professors have filed briefs pressing the Eleventh Circuit to backtrack on its decision that a McWane Inc. rebate program restrained competition in the pipe fitting market, saying the agency ignored the program's competitive benefits. Continue reading...

Maynard Cooper’s Vanesa Hernandez Named to Lawyers of Color’s 2014 Hot List

07/02/2014

Birmingham, Ala. (July 2, 2014) – Maynard Cooper is pleased to announce that Vanesa Hernandez has been named to Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual Hot List. This list recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys excelling in the legal profession through their work as in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates and partners. Honorees will be profiled in the July 2014 issue.

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Maynard Cooper’s W. Edward Bailey Only Alabama Attorney Listed in the International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers

06/12/2014

Birmingham, Ala. (June 12, 2014) – Maynard Cooper & Gale PC is pleased to announce that W. Edward Bailey is the only Alabama attorney to be included in the 2014 Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers directory.

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Maynard Cooper Receives High Rankings in Chambers USA 2014

05/23/2014

Birmingham, Ala. (May 23, 2014) – Maynard Cooper & Gale PC is pleased to announce that 22 attorneys are recognized as leading lawyers in Alabama in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Additionally, Maynard Cooper was ranked as a leading firm in all six practice areas covered in the state: Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Corporate/Commercial; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; and Real Estate. Continue reading...

Maynard Cooper Announces New Senior Living & Long-Term Care Practice

05/19/2014

Birmingham, Ala. (May 19, 2014) – Maynard Cooper & Gale PC is pleased to announce the formation of a practice group to serve clients to in all aspects of the senior living and long-term care industries. Shareholders Doug Williams and Lauren DeMoss lead Maynard Cooper’s new Senior Living and Long-Term Care practice. Continue reading...

Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorney John N. Bolus Elected to the Board of Governors of the Association of Life Insurance Counsel

05/12/2014

Birmingham, Ala. (May 12, 2014) – Maynard Cooper & Gale PC is pleased to announce that attorney John Bolus has been elected to the Board of Governors of the Association of Life Insurance Counsel to serve a four-year term. The Board of Governors is the governing body of the Association, providing long term direction for meeting the Association’s goals that include effective delivery of legal services to the life insurance industry, both internally and through external counsel, and furthering the education and professional abilities of life insurance lawyers. Continue reading...

Maynard Cooper Attorneys Named to Alabama Super Lawyers’ Top Listings

04/29/2014

Birmingham, Ala. (April 29, 2014) – Maynard Cooper & Gale PC is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been selected in the 2014 Top 50 listing of Alabama Super Lawyers – Anthony Joseph, Maibeth Porter, Ed Sledge, John Smyth and Matt Stiles. Five Maynard Cooper attorneys were selected for the 2014 Top 25 Women listing of Alabama Super Lawyers – Beth Beaube, Cynthia Lamar-Hart, Jayna Lamar, Maibeth Porter, and Kathy Weber. In addition, 89 Maynard Cooper attorneys are cited in the publication for special recognition in their areas of practice, including 24 Rising Stars.

The selections for Super Lawyers, an independent lawyer rating publication, are made by peer nominations and evaluations combined with third-party research. Each year, the candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only five percent of the attorneys in the State are named by Super Lawyers.

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Maynard Cooper's Harrison Bishop Comments on International Business in the Birmingham Business Journal

04/19/2014

Shareholder Harrison Bishop gives small companies advice on conducting business abroad in the Birmingham Business Journal.

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Maynard Cooper Attorney Joseph (Jodie) E. Smith Chairs Bond Attorneys Conference

04/09/2014

Birmingham, Ala. (April 9, 2014) – Maynard Cooper & Gale’s Joseph (Jodie) E. Smith recently chaired the National Association of Bond Lawyers’ Tax & Securities Law Institute conference in Boston, MA on March 27-28. The Boston meeting covered the latest developments affecting the municipal bond community. This was the Tax & Securities Law Institute’s twelfth annual conference. Continue reading...