•Alabama Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Appellate Litigation, 2012-2015
•Top Lawyer, 2016
•Top Woman Attorney, 2015-2016
•Rising Star, 2014
•Top Attorney in Entertainment Law, 2015
•About Town Magazine
•Birmingham’s Social Scene Trailblazer, 2017
•Birmingham Bar Association
•Future Leader Forum, 2012
In the News
•Abbott Jones Joins Butler Snow in Birmingham
Papers, Presentations, & Publications
•Author, Effective Use of Exhibits at the Trial Level: An Appellate Lawyer’s Perspective, Stare Decisis: A Publication of the Primerus Young Lawyers, (Winter 2015).
•Author, Becoming an Appellate Lawyer: One Associate’s Perspective, The Woman Advocate: A Publication of the ABA Section of Litigation (Apr. 8, 2014).
•Author, Hidden Camera Captures Protest that Interrupts U.S. Supreme Court Oral Argument, UK Supreme Court Blog (Mar. 6, 2014).
•Co-Author, The U.S. Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Cases: The Next Loving or Wait and See?, UK Supreme Court Blog (Apr. 9, 2013) (co-authored with Deborah Alley Smith).
•Author, Supreme Court Update, Stare Decisis: A Publication of the Primerus Young Lawyers, (2010-2012).
•Co-Author, U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Opens the Door to Potential Liability for Discrimination by Non-Decision Makers Who Influence Employment Decisions, Paradigm: A Primerus Publication (Fall 2011) (co-authored with Leslie A. Allen).
•Co-Author, Cautionary Signs for Employers: Recent Supreme Court Decisions, The Job Description: The Newsletter of the Employment Law Committee of DRI (May 10, 2011) (co-authored with Leslie A. Allen).
•Presenter, Civil Appeals 101: What Every Litigator Should Know about Handling Appeals, Birmingham Bar Association CLE Seminar (Jan. 21, 2011).
•Author, Should the Exception Be the Rule? Advocating for Appellate Review of Summary Judgment Denials, 72 The Alabama Lawyer 38 (Jan. 2011).
•Co-Author, Kawasaki v. Regal-Beloit: The Supreme Court Resolves the Long-Standing Circuit Split Regarding the Law Applicable to Multimodal Shipping Contracts, IADC Defense Counsel Journal (Jan. 2011) (co-authored with Christopher S. Berdy).
•Author, 2010 Amendments to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Birmingham Bar Association Bulletin, 30 (Winter 2010).
•Author, Get Ready ‘Cause Here They Come: A Look at Problems on the Horizon for Authorship and Termination Rights in Sound Recordings, 31 Hastings Comm. & Ent. L.J. (2008).
•Author, GRAMMY Foundation Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition Winner: Yours, Mine, and Ours: The Joint Authorship Conundrum for Sound Recordings, 10 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 525 (2008).
•Author, Getting What You Bargained For? The Eleventh Circuit Refuses to Apply the Carmack Amendment for a Through Bill of Lading Without a Separate Domestic Bill of Lading, in Altadis USA, Inc. v. Sea Star Line LLC, 31 Tul. Mar. L.J. 657 (2007).
•Opera Birmingham, Board of Directors
•Birmingham Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 2013-2017
•GRAMMY Foundation, Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition Judge
•United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, Junior Board, 2009-2013
•Alabama Bar Association
•Birmingham Bar Association
•California Bar Association
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