Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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As an emerging trailblazer on the national correctional litigation stage, Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Practice Group delivers unparalleled defense in large class action cases and constitutional claims, as well as long-term public policy and risk management counsel. Distinguished as one of the first corrections-focused practices in the U.S., our attorneys employ a deep institutional knowledge of the corrections industry, trial-tested experience, and principled, yet relentless, defense strategies that ensure state employees are empowered to do their jobs without interference.

As the prison industry endures an unprecedented sweep of complex and class-action lawsuits, now, more than ever, public and private corrections professionals need legal representation from experts who fundamentally understand the intricacies of how correction facilities operate. Spanning medical and mental health, safety and security, custody classification, inmate transport, housing, and an array of sensitive issues, Maynard litigators possess highly specialized expertise in large-scale, complex, constitutional prison system matters, which constantly are evolving.

We defend a diverse range of correctional providers, including government and executive-level officials, facility operators, attorney generals, agency and private prison general counsel, officers, and probation and parole professionals. Our corrections work spans across the Firm’s national footprint, which provides centralized and convenient service access to multiple prison system jurisdictions. The team has handled cases in Arizona, Alabama, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, and Missouri.

Correctional Litigation News
Thursday, October 6, 2022

Maynard Adds Depth to National Footprint

Maynard is pleased to announce the addition of five attorneys to our Correctional Litigation, Compliance & Risk Management, Insurance, Real Estate, and Securities & Financial Services Litigation Groups. Anne Adams Hill, Of Counsel, Correctional Litigation, MontgomeryChristopher Massey, Shareholder, Compliance & Risk Management, New York City Garrett Owens, Associate, Insurance &...

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022

The U.S. Virgin Islands Retains Maynard Correctional Litigation Team

The U.S. Virgin Islands recently retained Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Team to assist in compliance with two long-standing court orders governing the conditions of confinement within the Territories prison facilities on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix. Different iterations of court oversight have governed the operations of the Virgin...

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022


Maynard & Gale is pleased to announce the arrival of five experienced attorneys joining various practice groups across multiple Maynard locations. Vincent J. Schilleci, III, Shareholder, Estate, Trust, and Business Planning, Birmingham Andrew T. Dixon, Of Counsel, Litigation, Orlando Eric Nanfito, Of Counsel, Corporate, Securities and Tax, Birmingham Riley Murphy...

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