Jaime's Profile

Jaime is a Shareholder and member of the Litigation, Construction, and Admiralty & Maritime practices at Maynard Cooper.

His focus is on admiralty, transportation law, and construction law where he represents contractors, subcontractors, shipyards, property owners, and other businesses in commercial disputes and personal injury litigation. Additionally, Jaime has experience in representing clients during OSHA inspections and contesting OSHA citations. He is an active member in several trades and industry groups related to his areas of practice including The Maritime Law Association of the United States, the Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI), and the Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA).

He has extensive experience at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts in Florida and Alabama.

Jaime has a deep knowledge of preservation law and uses it in his civic work as a member of several historic preservation organizations. He previously served as President of the Mobile Historic Development Commission and remains an active member. He is also a member of the Historic Mobile Preservation Society and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Currently, he is President of the Barton Academy Foundation, which is working with the Mobile County Public School System to raise funds for the establishment of the Barton Academy for Advanced World Studies in downtown Mobile.

Benchmark Litigation recognizes Jaime as a Litigation Star in the areas of commercial and transportation litigation, and he is listed by The Best Lawyers in America© in Construction Law and Admiralty and Maritime Law. He is also listed as an Alabama Super Lawyer for Transportation/Maritime and a Mid-South Super Lawyer for Transportation/Maritime. He is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

He received his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law and holds a B.S. in Political Science from Spring Hill College.

Jaime's Accolades

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Admiralty and Maritime Law (2014 - present); Construction Law (2021 - present)
  • Recognized as a "Litigation Star" by Benchmark Litigation for Commercial, Insurance, and Transportation (2022)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers for Transportation/Maritime (2016 - present)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers for Transportation/Maritime (2015)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rating

Jaime's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Professional Affiliations

  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA)
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (SEALI), Long Range Planning Committee
  • Mobile Bar Association
  • Propeller Club – Port of Mobile

Civic Involvement

  • Mobile Historic Development Commission, Member and Past President
  • Barton Academy Foundation, Board Member and Past President
  • Historic Mobile Preservation Society, Member
  • St. Thomas More Society, Vice Chancellor
  • Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Cantor
  • Musica Sacra Chorus, Member
  • Mobile Revolving Fund for Historic Properties, Past President
  • Mobile Christmas Parade Board of Directors, Past President
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Alabama/Mississippi Chapter, Past Board Member
  • National MS Society Greater Mobile Leadership Class, Past Member and Honorary Chairman
  • National MS Society Greater Mobile Leadership Class Advisory Council, Member

Jaime's Speaking Engagements

American Society of Civil Engineers February Meeting
Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017
Featured speaker at the February 8 ASCE Mobile Branch meeting speaking on OSHA's revised regulations governing silica exposure.

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Alabama Chapter Leadership Series
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Presented to a leadership group of young contractors on dealing with OSHA investigations and contesting OSHA citations.


State Bar: Alabama, Florida

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

U.S. Court of Appeals: Eleventh Circuit

  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (1997, J.D., summa cum laude; Alabama Law Review; Jessup International Moot Court Team; John A. Campbell Moot Court Board; Hugo Black Scholar; Order of Barristers; Order of the Coif; Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society)

  • Spring Hill College
    • (1987, B.S., cum laude; Sigma Chi Fraternity; Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society; Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society)

Wednesday, October 6, 2021


Maynard, Cooper & Gale (Maynard) has earned the distinction of a Highly Recommended Litigation Firm and Highly Recommended Labor & Employment Firm in the recently released 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide spotlighting the nation’s leading law firms and litigators. The list of Maynard lawyers recognized in the...

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

179 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 179 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, including 17 who are distinguished as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of expertise and 48 of the Firm’s younger attorneys...

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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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