Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receive High Rankings in Chambers USA 2014 Guide


(JACKSON, Miss.) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm’s Jackson office and its attorneys have received recognition from the prestigious, independent-research–based referral directory, Chambers USA. The 2014 edition lists 11 of the firm’s attorneys as leaders in their practice areas, with W. Wayne Drinkwater listed as a “Star Individual” for his Litigation: General Commercial practice and Wendy R. Mullins listed as “Up and Coming” for her Corporate/Commercial practice.


Welch Receives Mississippi Bar’s Lifetime Achievement Award


(JACKSON, Miss.) – W. Scott Welch of the Baker Donelson law firm was presented with the Mississippi Bar’s Lifetime Achievement Award, an award given to an individual who has demonstrated devoted service to the public, profession, and the administration of justice over the span of a professional career.


Bradley Arant Attorney William F. Goodman, III Listed in The International Who’s Who


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Jackson. Mississippi partner William F. Goodman, III has been listed in The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers 2014. Across all of the firm’s offices, five attorneys were listed in the guide.


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partner Roy D. Campbell, III Named Mississippi Bar President-Elect

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Jackson, MS is pleased to announce that litigation partner Roy D. Campbell, III, has been named president-elect of the Mississippi Bar, effective June 2014.


Bradley Arant Partner Named Director of Capital Area Bar Association

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that partner J. William Manuel has been named a director of the Capital Area Bar Association (CABA), an organization of lawyers and judges in metropolitan Jackson, Mississippi. He will serve a two-year term beginning July 2014.


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Elevates Fortenberry to Partner

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has elevated Jason Fortenberry to partner in its Jackson, MS office, effective January 1.


BABC Announces Formation of Privacy and Information Security Team

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Jackson, MS, is pleased to announce the formation of a new Privacy and Information Security Team that will focus on representing clients on the most pressing privacy and data security issues. Partners Paige M. Boshell and Amy S. Leopard will serve as co-chairs.


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Welcomes First-Year Associate Anna Sweat

Anna SweatBradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Anna Sweat has joined the firm’s Jackson office as a first-year associate in the Litigation Practice Group and a member of the Financial Services Litigation and Compliance Team.

Ms. Sweat holds a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she served as an associate articles editor of the Mississippi Law Journal. She also has a B.A., summa cum laude, from Millsaps College.


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Ranked Among Top Law Firms in BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service A-Team 2014


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a leader in client service in The BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service A-Team 2014. The survey ranked the firm 53rd among 650 law firms that serve large companies, a significant jump up in the list from previous years. This year, only the top 336 firms earned BTI’s designation as providing “superior client service.”


Intellectual Property Is “Evil”-And Businesspeople Should Oppose It

A Q&A with Houston Attorney Stephan Kinsella

193712_10150106745438181_7721245_o(Stephan Kinsella, a patent attorney in Houston, Texas, is Executive Editor of Libertarian Papers and Director of the Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom (C4SIF). A registered patent attorney and former adjunct professor at South Texas College of Law, Kinsella has published numerous articles and books on IP law, international law, and the application of libertarian principles to legal topics and has lectured all over the world on these topics. He received an LL.M. in international business law from King’s College London, a JD from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at LSU, and BSEE and MSEE degrees from LSU. Kinsella has made an international name for himself as a leading exponent of libertarian theory and as an outspoken critic of patents and intellectual property. He recently spoke with Publisher Jack Criss from his home in Houston about why he believes the concept of intellectual property is one of the most dangerous threats to freedom and progress in the world today.)

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