Headlines and Firm Announcements
What makes Badham & Buck one of the most formidable business litigation firms in the nation?
Read the cover article in the 2014 Alabama issue of Super Lawyers and discover what continues to drive our practice onward and upward.
Badham & Buck welcomes attorney Christopher Driver to the firm. To learn more, visit his bio page.
past Firm Announcements
Badham & Buck named by Super Lawyers as the “Top Law Firm” in Alabama for Business Litigation in the small firm category.
Badham & Buck Attorneys Recognized by Alabama Super Lawyers 2015.
- Percy Badham named one of the top 10 lawyers in Alabama.
- Brannon Buck named one of the top 10 lawyers in Alabama.
- Sam David Knight named one of the top 50 lawyers in Alabama
- Richard Dorman named a "Super Lawyer" for class actions and mass torts
- Brett Ialacci named a "Rising Star" in Alabama.
Brannon Buck re-elected to The Board of Commissioners for the Alabama State Bar
- Percy Badham elected to serve as secretary of the University of Alabama Law School Foundation
- Brannon Buck elected as Trustee of the University of Alabama Farrah Law Alumni Society
Putting the Weight of the Law on Your Side
Sample Case Results
Settled nationwide FLSA action on behalf of employees of health screening company.
Representing employees of a national provider of employee health screenings in a nationwide class action for failure to pay hourly wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
Won appeal before the Alabama Supreme Court representing 9-1-1 districts asserting claims against telephone service providers for failing to remit 9-1-1 charges.
Settled numerous cases for 9-1-1 districts and Alabama Statewide 9-1-1 Board against telephone services providers for failing to remit 9-1-1 charges.
After a 2.5 week trial, Badham & Buck, along with co-counsel Moore & Trousdale, obtained an $8.6 million jury verdict in Madison County, Alabama on behalf of Liveonthenet.com, Inc., a Huntsville-based online company. The case involved claims for theft of trade secrets and fraudulent concealment against Digium, Inc. arising from a software development project.
Obtained $3.5 million judgment in Oklahoma federal court for Professional Employer Organization against insurance holding company for breach of contract.
Awarded summary judgment for a law firm client on claims relating to a real estate foreclosure. Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment.
Obtained summary judgment for a private railroad that had been sued for breach of contract and fraud by a transportation company
Won summary judgment on behalf of FDIC, as Receiver for Washington Mutual Bank, in wrongful foreclosure lawsuit
Negotiated a substantial settlement for a pregnant mother who was involved in a head-on collision with a drunk driver
Earned a multi-million dollar arbitration award in commercial dispute
Recovered in excess of $2.5 Million for clients who suffered catastrophic injuries in a motorcycle accident
Achieved multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of a bank against a big four accounting firm in a professional malpractice suit related to bank audits
Settled a national class action against a provider of cable services relating to service protection plan charges
Settled national class action against a vacation rental company related to damage waiver fee
Achieved a settlement in a derivative action on behalf of policyholders of a mutual insurance company against the Directors and Officers of the company for mismanagement and lack of oversight
Recovered substantial six-figure settlement for cyclist injured in a collision with a service repair truck
Obtained substantial six-figure jury verdict for client in a dispute over the sale of a manufacturing and retail business.
Obtained a court-ordered release from a non-compete agreement for a client in the software industry.
Negotiated a substantial settlement for a former owner of a closely-held company who was wrongfully forced out of the company by his co-owners.
Selected Current Cases
Defending Trustee of municipal bonds against various claims.
Prosecuting putative class action against Braztech International and Forjus Taurus for defective safety mechanisms in revolvers.
Defending Toshiba America Medical Systems against claims relating to the sale of an MRI system.
Representing 9-1-1 Districts against telephone service providers for failing to pay statutory 911 fees.
Representing a statewide class in California against a roofing tile manufacturer on various claims including breach of warranty.
Representing several of the largest owners of Wyndham Vacation Rental points in lawsuits against Wyndham for fraud, breach of contract, and suppression.
Handling multiple derivative actions and shareholder oppression cases for closely held businesses.
Representing a former banker who was falsely accused of a crime by Wells Fargo Bank in an action for malicious prosecution.
Representing real estate development firm against Alabama Department of Transportation relating to traffic control measures.
Representing homeowners against Lumber Liquidators relating to defective flooring.
Representing trucking companies against Navistar International relating to defective engines.
Defending management of utility pole manufacturing company in a shareholder derivative action case.
Representing real estate brokerage firm against agents for breach of agency agreements.
Representing Alabama Statewide 9-1-1 Board in multiple cases against telephone service providers.
Representing a prominent commercial developer against a former employee and a competing developer in a dispute over commercial property.
Representing a bank in a dispute with a non-customer over a failed coastal development.
Representing a stockholder in a closely-held corporation in a dispute over the failure to properly run the business and the breach of duties by the company.
Defending prominent Alabama brewery business in a shareholder derivative action.