Bob's Profile

Bob is a shareholder and member of the Firm’s Financial Services and General Litigation groups.

Bob represents financial institutions in commercial and consumer litigation ranging from a collection of sizeable debts and obligations to the defense of a wide spectrum of lender liability allegations. Bob has also assisted financial institutions in matters involving various banking authorities. Bob has worked with representatives from the Alabama State Banking Department, the Federal Reserve Board, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Finally, Bob has assisted clients in responding to both civil and criminal subpoenas.

The financial services industry is a heavily regulated industry. Compliance with various regulations is vital to financial services clients’ long-term success. To help clients succeed, Bob has refined and created policies and procedures to ensure that financial services clients comply with various regulations. Bob has also assisted clients with compliance audits and reviews so that clients may avoid potential regulatory violations. Finally, Bob has educated clients on a variety of topics. Bob has advised clients’ problem asset management, risk management, internal audit, and other departments to help those groups manage litigation and regulatory risk.

Bob also represents hospitals, physician groups, and other healthcare organizations in many different litigation and quality assurance matters. Bob’s healthcare litigation experience includes disputes involving vendor and other third-party contracts, physician recruitment agreements, real estate, physician discipline, and other disputes.

Bob devotes part of his practice to general commercial litigation matters including real estate, contractual disputes, partnership disputes, product liability, and insurance coverage disputes. Bob has experience in both traditional and alternative dispute resolution forums.

Bob's Accolades

  • The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation (2020-present)
  • B-Metro, Selected as a Top Attorney (2020)
  • Alabama Super Lawyers® - Rising Star, Business Litigation (2010-2015)

Bob's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

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

Education
  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (2005, J.D., summa cum laude; Alabama Law Review, Articles Editor; Order of the Coif; Hugo Black Scholar; Recipient of Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award; Research Assistant for Dean Charles W. Gamble)

  • University of Alabama
    • (1997, B.S., cum laude; Jasons; Beta Gamma Sigma)


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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Thursday, August 15, 2019

130 Maynard Cooper & Gale Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to announce that 130 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their practice areas in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer-review guide highlighting attorneys with significant achievements in their areas of practice. With 63 practice areas...

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