Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

4 Star Rating     4 reviews 
Main Office:
1 Federal Place, 1819 Fifth Ave. N. | Birmingham | AL | 35203
Phone: 205-521-8000  | Fax: 205-521-8800 

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Year of establishment 1871 Number of partners 248
Number of offices 7 Partner to associate ratio 2.30
Biggest office Birmingham Percentage of women attorneys 12.80
Number of attorneys 359 Percentage of minority attorneys 4.10
Number of associates 107 Percentage of LGBT attorneys
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Reviews

- Reviewed on October 26, 2017

Advice to law firm management: My advice for management is to support your employees better and work together as a more cohesive unit instead of bickering about frivolous things.

Pros: Overall, my time at this law firm has been a good experience. My co-workers are very friendly and we all work as a team.

Cons: The biggest problem I have with the company is that there isn't a lot of room for growth. Also, the management is not always on the same page.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

- Reviewed on July 01, 2017

Advice to law firm management: You need to work hard along with your seniors if you want to learn interesting and new things. Gradually you will be asked take on more responsibilities. In short, great place to establish and grow your attorney career.

Pros: Good firm structure and professional work culture. Flexible work conditions and environment and I must say that work-life balance is also good. Attorneys are knowledgeable and helpful, you can learn new and interesting thing which are helpful in advancement of your career.

Cons: I had to meet tight deadlines and have to achieve job tasks in a very short period of time. The work can sometimes be meaningless and require overdoing things to make a good impression. Salary increments are slow and difficult to achieve.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is a regional law firm with a global perspective. The firm has nearly 500 attorneys serving emerging businesses; established regional, national, and international companies; and individuals. Clients rely on us for innovative legal services that reflect an in-depth understanding of their business realities. We are one of the largest firms in the Southeast, with offices strategically located in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia. These offices provide an extensive geographic base from which to serve clients on a regional, national, and international basis. We frequently serve as national coordinating counsel, regional counsel, and statewide counsel for clients in various industries. Among many other things, our lawyers work for major construction companies in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East; for multinational pharmaceutical companies in Germany, New York, and California; for major insurance and financial clients throughout the country; and for national tire manufacturers in Ohio, Tennessee, and Georgia.

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Awards and Recognitions

ABA Business Law Section Honors Bradley Arant Partner Scott E. Ludwig With 2010 Section Chair's Award

Andy Murray Named 2014 "Leading Lawyer" by The Ambulatory M&A Advisor

BABC Attorney Ann T. Taylor Named BBVLP Volunteer Attorney of the Year

BABC Finalist in 2013 Nonprofit Awards Program

BABC Partner Scott Burnett Smith Speaking at DRI's 2011 Annual Meeting

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Again Garners High Rankings in Annual Chambers USA

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorney Michael J. Bentley Named Young Attorney of the Year by Mississippi College School of Law

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorney Wendy Mullins Judges Fourth Annual New Venture Challenge

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Richard F. Warren and Chloe Truslow Shafer

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Attorneys Richard F. Warren and Chloe Truslow Shafer Named NAIOP Award Finalists for 2011

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Awarded First Place for Holiday Card in Legal Marketing Association's 2014 Your Honor Awards

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Awards Annual Diversity Scholarships to Four Deserving Law Students in 2014

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Awards Diversity Scholarship to Vanderbilt Law Student TaCara Harris

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Awards Diversity Scholarships to Vanderbilt and University of Alabama Law Students

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Awards Four 2013-14 Diversity Scholarships

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Congratulates Bruce Ely On Receiving Prestigious Paul H. Frankel Award from NYU

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Counsel Kate Margolis Receives Capital Area Bar Association's "Outstanding Service Award

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Donates Fee Award from Pro Bono Case to Children's Charities in Mississippi

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Helps Secure Reversal of $103 Million Malpractice Award

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Named "Firm of the Year" for Alabama and Mississippi in 2013 U.S. Benchmark Annual Awards

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partner Dylan Black Receives ABA Outstanding Subcommittee Chair Award

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Partner E. Todd Presnell Receives 2012 Richard H. Krochock Award from Defense Research Institute

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Ranked in Nashville Business Journal's 2014 Corporate Giving Awards

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives 2011 Chevron Law Firm Diversity Recognition Award

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives 2014 Leadership Award from Nashville Bar Association Diversity Committee

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives Birmingham Business Alliance's "Small Business Champion of the Year" Award

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives Corporate Giving Award from Nashville Business Journal

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Receives Top Honors at Inaugural Benchmark Litigation Awards South

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Diversity and equality are essential to the support of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings' core values, business strategies, professional behavior, and to our relationships with clients and the communities in which we work and live.

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is a limited liability partnership in which minorities and women hold ownership interests. The firm's partners set high expectations and empower individuals within the firm - and always have. We have a strong nondiscrimination hiring policy and actively recruit qualified women and minority candidates. We hire applicants without regard to age, ancestry, gender, color, national origin, disability, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any legally protected status. Our culture is one in which the unique talents and perspectives of attorneys and employees are understood, valued, and leveraged.

Summer associate program

Our summer associates are asked to perform real and substantive work that is important to our clients. We encourage each summer associate to work with as many different attorneys and in as many different practice areas as possible. One of the great advantages of our summer program is that the summer associates are allowed to choose their own work assignments from the work projects assembled together from the entire Firm. Our summer associates can take projects from several different practice areas or concentrate on one or two practice areas. They are not rotated through practice groups or forced to choose a practice area. In order to show our summer associates what it is like to practice law at our Firm, we include our summer associates in our trials, depositions, closings, negotiations, and client conferences.

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