Sunday, January 4, 2015
MAYNARD COOPER NAMES FIVE NEW SHAREHOLDERS
Maynard Cooper & Gale PC proudly announces the firm’s five newest shareholders: Josh Baker, Jack Bethay, Stephanie Mays, Randall Minor and Harrison Smith.
“Each of these individuals has distinguished themselves as outstanding attorneys and team members,” said Mark Drew, Managing Shareholder. “We are very excited to add them to the shareholder ranks.”
Josh Baker is a member of the firm’s Litigation practice and represents clients in complex commercial litigation involving a wide variety of matters, including business torts, mass and class actions, insurance coverage, real estate, and products liability. Josh has litigated a broad array of cases in state and federal courts across Alabama and the Southeast. The 2013-2015 Alabama Super Lawyers list named him as a Rising Star in Business Litigation.
Jack Bethay’s practice involves representing directors, officers and controlling interests in corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters. Jack is also involved in energy litigation and has extensive experience representing oil and gas pipeline operators in advisory and litigation matters throughout Alabama. Jack is involved in the firm’s construction practice and represents owners and general contractors in large construction disputes. The 2013-2014 Alabama Super Lawyers list named him as a Rising Star in Business Litigation. Jack also received the Martindale-Hubbel AV Preeminent® rating.
Stephanie Mays is a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment practice where she has significant experience defending public and private employers, ranging from municipalities, poultry processing facilities, health care providers, large retail companies, post-secondary colleges, and small businesses. She represents clients in litigation and federal agency proceedings and provides training, day-to-day legal advice and pragmatic solutions that are tailored to meet client needs. In 2013, she was recognized on the inaugural Southern Region Lawyers of Color Hot List. She has been listed in Alabama Super Lawyers since 2013 and was a selected participant in the Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum for 2013-2014.
Randall Minor is member of the firm’s Public Finance and Real Estate practice groups. He focuses on the representation of governmental and nonprofit entities in connection with the issuance of taxable and tax-exempt bonds, notes, warrants and other debt instruments. He also represents lenders and borrowers in a variety of commercial real estate and tax credit finance transactions, including low-income housing tax credits, new markets tax credits and historic tax credits.
Harrison Smith is a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations, Corporate Compliance and Litigation practices. He represents individual and corporate clients in a wide range of criminal and civil matters in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Harrison also advises clients on designing anti-corruption compliance programs and has extensive experience conducting internal corporate investigations, including international investigations in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America.