Marshall's Profile

Marshall Gardner’s practice is devoted almost exclusively to civil litigation matters. His practice has historically focused on products liability, admiralty and maritime, defense of financial institutions and professional liability. Products liability cases defended by Marshall include aviation accidents, offshore oil rig collapses and structural failures of commercial buildings. Marshall also has litigation experience in cases involving maritime lien priorities, cargo damage claims, vessel construction defects and defense of personal injury claims.

Marshall represents major banking and financial institutions in a broad range of lender liability cases, professional liability, as well as directors and officers and error and omissions actions.

Marshall's skills and reputation as a lawyer are widely recognized. He is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Litigation: Banking & Finance, and he was named the Best Lawyers® 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" for Banking & Finance Litigation in Mobile, a distinction given to only one attorney in each geographic area.

Marshall's Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Litigation: Banking and Finance (2013 - present)
  • Best Lawyers® 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" for Litigation: Banking and Finance in Mobile
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rating
  • Hugo L. Black Scholar
  • The Order of the Coif

Marshall's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association, Section on Litigation
  • Defense Research Institute

Bar Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern)

U.S. Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit

Education

University of Alabama School of Law (1982, J.D., Hugo L. Black Scholar, The Order of the Coif)

University of South Alabama (1979, B.S.)


Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 76 practice areas listed...

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 76 practice areas listed...

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

168 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Birmingham, AL. (August 20, 2020) Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 168 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 76 practice areas listed...

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