Jacob Michael Tubbs

Jacob Michael Tubbs

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Direct Dial:

205-581-0761

Email:

jtubbs@lightfootlaw.com

Fax:

205-380-9161

Office:

Birmingham, AL

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Education

  • B.S., Business Administration, Auburn University, 1999 summa cum laude
  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 2002 cum laude

Admitted

  • Alabama, 2002

Jacob handles a broad range of litigation at the trial and appellate level, including complex commercial disputes and pharmaceutical, toxic tort, aviation, and consumer fraud litigation. Jacob recently obtained summary judgments for his clients in an accidental death case in Texas, in a workplace injury case in Lowndes County, Alabama, and in a wrongful death case involving chemical exposure claims in Jefferson County, Alabama. He has successfully defended judgements for his clients before the United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Alabama Supreme Court and Court of Civil Appeals.

In the past year, Jacob has represented a national telecommunications provider in a nationwide class action filed in the U.S. Southern District of Georgia, an Irish pharmaceutical manufacturer in a serious personal injury case in the Northern District of Alabama, and a national aerospace insurer in a personal injury case in Mobile County, Alabama.

Jacob serves on the board of directors of Alabama Appleseed, a nonprofit foundation working to identify root causes of injustice and inequality and to develop and advocate for solutions that will improve the lives of all Alabamians. Jacob also serves as a liaison to the ABA Product Liability Chemical Products subcommittee, and is a member of the Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program. He is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association’s Future Leaders Forum, and has served as a technical advisor to the Committee on Workforce Development for the Commission on Existing Industries, appointed by Governor Bob Riley. Jacob is also a USCF competitive cyclist, served on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Bike Racing Association, and is a founding member and President of the Birmingham Velo Race Team.

While at the University of Alabama School of Law, Mr. Tubbs served on the Managing Board of the Alabama Law Review, and was a member of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board and the Jessup International Moot Court Team. Mr. Tubbs was co-winner of the law school’s Campbell Moot Court Competition and was awarded the Order of the Barristers for outstanding oral advocacy.

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