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Walker “Percy” Badham III Martindale Profile
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Sam David Knight Martindale Profile
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Richard Dorman Martindale Profile


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Walker “Percy” Badham III
Brannon J. Buck
Richard T. Dorman
Brett A. Ialacci
Sam David Knight
Christopher B. Driver
Lance L. Goodson, Jr.


Badham & Buck has been recognized by Best Lawyers for its reputation and achievements in Business Litigation.

  • Percy Badham has been named to the Best Lawyers list for Alabama in the areas of Antitrust Law, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, and Securities/Capital Markets Law.
  • Brannon Buck has been named to the Best Lawyers list for Alabama in the areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation.


W. Percy Badham III receives the J. Anthony “Tony” McLain Professionalism Award by the Alabama State Bar (2019) – This award is given to recognize members of the Alabama State Bar for distinguished service in the advancement of professionalism (2019)