Gayle L. Douglas

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Gayle Douglas is a partner with the firm handling a broad range of litigation at the trial and appellate levels. Gayle represents clients in personal injury and death cases arising out of product liability, negligence and wantonness claims. Her practice also includes complex commercial disputes and class action litigation. She has represented hundreds of clients through her work on executive committees in various Multi-District Litigation matters.

Gayle has been involved in several high profile cases, including litigation concerning electronic bingo which resulted in a jury verdict in excess of $64 million dollars. This verdict was selected by The National Law Journal as one of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2012. For the past five years, she has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Alabama Super Lawyers Magazine, a designation awarded to no more than 2.5% of the lawyers statewide. In 2011, the Alabama State Senate passed a Resolution (No. 11-322) recognizing Gayle L. Douglas for her achievement in the legal profession and granting her their highest commendation.

Gayle is committed to giving back to her community. She currently serves on the Young Supporters Board for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. She is also a regular volunteer with the Birmingham Volunteer Lawyer’s Program. While at the University of Alabama School of Law, Gayle was a member of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board and the Jessup International Moot Court Team. Gayle was the winner of the Judge Walter P. Gewin Best Brief Award and was awarded the Order of the Barristers for outstanding oral advocacy.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Trucking Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
1-800-241-9779  Phone
205-326-3332  Fax
University Attended:
Florida State University, B.S., 1999; John A. Campbell Moot Court Board; Jessup International Moot Court Team; Order of the Barristers
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2002, Alabama; 2003, Florida
Alabama State Bar; The Florida Bar; Birmingham Bar Association (Women's Section - Award for Distinguished Service); American Association for Justice; Alabama Trial Lawyers Association.

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (15 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 06/17/12 in Complex Litigation

    Gayle recently was counsel of record in a complex litigation matter in Montgomery, Alabama in which Gayle and her firm obtained a $64 million judgment. She is an outstanding lawyer.

    Gayle recently was counsel of record in a complex litigation matter in Montgomery, Alabama in which Gayle and her firm obtained a $64 million judgment. She is an outstanding lawyer. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 06/11/12 in Litigation

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