William F. Patty

William F. Patty graduated with Honors from Auburn University in 1985 with a B.S. Degree in Business-Finance. After graduating Auburn University, Bill attended Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. Bill received his Juris Doctorate from Cumberland in 1990, summa cum laude. While attending Cumberland, Bill was a member of the Cumberland Law Review (Associate Editor), Phi Kappa Phi, and Curia Honoris.

Bill is a shareholder with the firm and has practiced law for over 20 years. His practice is primarily in the areas of education law, administrative law, labor and employment law, products liability and insurance defense. Bill has represented the Alabama Education Association and its members as well as various municipalities and other governmental entities, businesses and individuals in a variety of legal matters.

Bill maintains memberships in the Alabama and Montgomery County Bar Associations. Bill is currently a Master of the Bench in the Hugh Maddox Inn of Court. Bill is also AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest ranking provided by that organization, based upon peer review by other lawyers and judges.

Bill is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of Alabama, including the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. Bill is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.



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