Bradley Arant Boult Cummings


One Federal Place
1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham AL, 35203-2119
United States

+1 (205) 521 8000

Bradley’s Life Sciences team has a global perspective and deep trial experience in some of the most challenging jurisdictions in the United States.  Our attorneys counsel and defend clients involved in pharmaceuticals, medical devices, molecular testing services, drug delivery systems, clinical labs (CLIA), genomic labs, bioinformatics, genomic medical clinics, research institutions, contract research organizations, animal sciences, plant sciences and healthcare.  We serve as international, national, regional, and statewide counsel across the full spectrum of litigation and risk management, including high-stakes individual matters, complex multidistrict litigation, and cross-border concerns requiring coordinated novel legal strategies.  Our attorneys combine legal experience and knowledge with a sophisticated understanding of the life sciences industry to develop practical, strategic solutions specifically tailored to our clients’ business goals.


In addition to our life sciences efforts, Bradley frequently serves as national coordinating, regional, and statewide counsel for business clients around the world, offering a full suite of legal services in dozens of industries and practice areas, including:

Affordable Housing and Community Development  |  Antitrust and Competition  |  Appellate

Banking & Financial Services

•     Anti-Money Laundering
•     Auto Finance
•     Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser
•     Commercial Lending
•     Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
•     Payment Systems
•     Examinations and CIDs under Litigation
•     Small Dollar and Unsecured Consumer Lending
•     Licensing and Examinations
•     Privacy, Security and Innovation
•     Regulatory Compliance
•     Reverse Mortgages
•     Title Insurance Claims and Title Defect Curative
•     Vendor Management

Cannabis  |  Class Actions  |  Construction

Corporate and Securities

•     Capital Markets and Corporate Finance
•     Emerging Growth Companies
•     Mergers and Acquisitions
•     Private Companies
•     Private Equity
•     Public Companies
•     Public Finance
•     Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance
•     Venture Capital

Cybersecurity and Privacy  |  Economic Development  |  Emerging Growth Companies

Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation  |  Energy  |  Environmental Law

Food, Beverage and Hospitality  |  Franchise and Distribution  |  Government Contracts  |  Government Enforcement and Investigations  |  Governmental Affairs


•     ACOs, Value-Based Payments, and Managed Care    
•     Ambulatory Surgery, Outpatient Imaging and Other Outpatient Services
•     Certificate of Need
•     Clinical Research
•     M&A and Joint Ventures
•     Home Health and Hospice
•     Hospitals and Health Systems
•     Medical Staff Issues
•     Nonprofit and Tax-exempt Issues
•     Post-Acute and Long Term Care
•     Regulatory Compliance


•     ERISA Litigation
•     Life, Health and Disability Litigation
•     Policyholder Insurance Coverage
•     Regulatory/Corporate/ Government  Relations

Intellectual Property

•     Copyrights
•     International and Cross Border
•     Patents and Patent Litigation
•     Technology Transactions

Labor and Employment
•     Immigration

Life Sciences

•     Food and Agriculture Litigation and Regulatory
•     Life Sciences Litigation


•     Complex Business Litigation
•     Electronic Data and Discovery
•     Environmental & Toxic Tort Litigation
•     Healthcare Litigation
•     Managed Care Litigation
•     Medical Malpractice
•     Product Liability

Media and Entertainment  |  Public Finance  |  Retail

Real Estate

•     Commercial Leasing
•     Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Property
•     Institutional Investment
•     Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions
•     Real Estate Finance and Development
•     Zoning and Land Use

Tax  |  Telecommunications and Utilities  |  Trusts and Estates