But individual accolades are only the tip of the iceberg.
The lawyers at Lightfoot have always been an experienced group. They have included the former Chief Judge of
the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama; a former Justice of the Alabama Supreme
Court (who served on the Court for 20 years); five Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers (including
the College’s president from 2002–2003, who continues to serve as a non-voting member of the
College’s Board of Regents); two former state bar commissioners; a former president of the Alabama State
Bar; the former chairman of the Board of Editors for the Manual for Complex Litigation, Second; a former
member of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation; one of the Alabama members of the Product Liability
Advisory Council; a former president of the Birmingham Bar Association; three members of the American Board of
Trial Advocates (one of whom is a former president of its Alabama Chapter); a Fellow of the International
Academy of Trial Lawyers; a former Chair of the NCAA Committee on Infractions, and the author of a book
on toxic torts litigation.