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Legal Committee

Chair: David Carroll, Hunt Refining Company
Vice Chair: Scott Smith, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP
Staff Liaison: George Clark

The Legal Committee evaluates legal policy to determine its potential impact on the legal obligations of manufacturers. When necessary, the committee recommends pursuit of objectives through legal action, primarily through the filing of amicus briefs. The Legal Committee also serves as a resource to the Governmental Affairs Committee on bill review and analysis. This committee meets on an ad-hoc basis.

Committee Members:


Jennifer Carin Burford
Attorney/Managing Shareholder
Ogletree Deakins
Birmingham, AL

Martin Burke
Partner
Burr & Forman, LLP
Birmingham, AL

Greg Butrus
Partner
Balch & Bingham LLP
Birmingham, AL

David Carroll - Chairman
Senior Vice President
& General Counsel
Hunt Refining Company
Tuscaloosa, AL

Mary Margaret Carroll
Associate
Fine Geddie Government Relations
Montgomery, AL

Steven Casey
Attorney
Jones Walker
Birmingham, AL

Jeff Copeskey
Government Relations Advisor -
Southern Region
ExxonMobil Corporation
Baton Rouge, LA

Buddy Cox
Partner
Bradley
Birmingham, AL

Fred DeLeon
Principal, Engineering & Environmental
ATC Group Services
Alabaster, AL

Ronald W. Flowers
Partner
Burr & Forman, LLP
Birmingham, AL

Jordan Gerheim
Partner
Starnes Davis Florie LLP
Mobile, AL

Phillip Gray
Production Manager
AmeriBolt, Inc.
Sycamore, AL

Blake Hardwich
Special Counsel
Adams & Reese, LLP
Birmingham, AL

Lee Hollis

Member
Lightfoot, Franklin & White
Birmingham, AL


Rick Hooper
Chief Counsel
Shaw Industries Group
Dalton, GA


Ted Hosp
Executive Director
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama
Montgomery, AL


Paul Lammers
Restoration Program Manager
Mobile Bay National Estuary Program
Mobile, AL

Clay Loftin

Manager of Governmental Affairs
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama
Montgomery, AL

Gary M. London
Partner
Burr & Forman, LLP
Birmingham, AL

Bill McGowin
Partner
Bradley
Montgomery, AL

Bryance Metheny
Partner
Burr & Forman, LLP
Birmingham, AL

Michael C. Niemeyer
Attorney
Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, LLC
Fairhope, AL

Ryan O’Guin
General Manager
AmeriBolt, Inc.
Sycamore, AL

Jeff Pelton
General Manager
Vulcan Heating & Air Conditioning Service
Montgomery, AL

Katie Powell
Attorney
Butler Snow
Birmingham, AL

James M. Proctor, II
Senior Vice President &
General Counsel
McWane, Inc.
Birmingham, AL

Brian Pugh

Corporate Counsel
Threaded Fasteners, Inc.
Mobile, AL


Allen Richardson
Regional Manager-State Government Affairs
Koch Companies Public Sector
Atlanta, GA


Quentin Riggins
Senior Vice-President,
Governmental & Corporate Affairs
Alabama Power Company
Montgomery, AL


Alisa Robertson
HR Manager
The Westervelt Company
Tuscaloosa, AL


Chip Russell
Managing Member
Matter Management
Montgomery, AL


Christopher E. Smith

Shareholder
Maynard, Cooper & Gale, PC
Huntsville, AL

Scott Smith - Vice-Chairman
Partner
Bradley
Huntsville, AL

David Stewart
Segment Business Manager-Chemicals
Alabama Power Company
Mobile, AL

David Stewart
Partner
Bradley
Birmingham, AL

Robin Stone
Vice President
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama
Montgomery, AL

Sean Strickler
Vice President, Public Affairs
Alabama Rural Electric
Association of Cooperatives
Montgomery, AL

David L. Warren
Attorney
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash,
Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Birmingham, AL

H. William "Bill" Wasden
Partner
Burr & Forman, LLP
Mobile, AL

Jarrod White
Partner
Cabaniss, Johnston, Dumas
& O'Neal LLP
Mobile, AL
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