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One Federal Place
1819 5th Avenue North, Suite 1100
Birmingham, Alabama 35203Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 205-244-5200
Fax: 205-244-5400
E-Mail: info@joneswalker.com
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  • Accountants
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Agent/Broker Liability
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Practice
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Aviation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Cargo
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Disability
  • Employment Law
  • Energy
  • Entertainment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • ERISA
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Health Care
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  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Motor Carriers
  • Oil and Gas
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • Toxic Torts
  • Workers' Compensation
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Additional Locations
New Orleans, Louisiana
201 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70170-5100
Telephone: 504-582-8000
Fax: 504-582-8583
Mobile, Alabama
RSA Battle House Tower
11 North Water Street, Suite 1200
Mobile, Alabama 36602
Telephone: 251-432-1414
Fax: 251-433-4106
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Four United Plaza
8555 United Plaza Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
Telephone: 225-248-2000
Fax: 225-248-2010
Lafayette, Louisiana
600 Jefferson Street, Suite 1600
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
Telephone: 337-593-7600
Fax: 337-593-7601
Jackson, Mississippi
190 East Capitol Street, Suite 800
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
Telephone: 601-949-4900
Fax: 601-949-4804
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
Emily Sides Bonds
Birmingham, AL
E-Mail:ebonds@joneswalker.com
Admitted
  • Alabama, 1990
  • Mississippi, 2003
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Reported Cases:
Philadelphia American Life Insurance Company v. Bender, 893 So. 2d 1104 (Ala. 2004); Densmore v. Jefferson County, 813 So. 2d 844 (Ala. 2001); Ex Parte Foster, 758 So. 2d 516 (Ala. 1999); Georgia Power Company v. Partin, 727 So. 2d 2 (Ala. 1998); Boone v. Health Strategies, Inc., 2007 WL 2332696 (M.D. Ala. August 15, 2007); English v. Capital Risk Management, 2001 WL 910412 (M.D. Ala. 2001); Maloof v. John Hancock Life Insurance Co., et al., 60 So. 3d 263 (Ala. 2010)
Education:
  • Jacksonville State University, B.A. (with distinction), 1987
  • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1990
Law Review:
Alabama Law Review
Honors:
Hugo Black L. Scholar; Sam H. Hammer Scholarship; Urban State Government Award
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Steven F. Casey
Birmingham, AL
E-Mail:scasey@joneswalker.com
Admitted
  • Alabama, 1979
Memberships:
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • The University of Alabama, B.S., 1975
  • Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, J.D. (cum laude), 1979
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J. David Moore
Birmingham, AL
E-Mail:dmoore@joneswalker.com
Admitted
  • Alabama, 1997
  • Mississippi, 2003
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association (Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section; Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee)
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • Alabama State Bar
Education:
  • University of Virginia, B.A. (with distinction, Phi Beta Kappa), 1994
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1997
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Vernon L. Wells, II
Birmingham, AL
E-Mail:vwells@joneswalker.com
Admitted
  • Georgia, 1971
  • Alabama, 1973
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Reported Cases:
Mallard v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., 730 So. 2d 118; Georgia Power Co. v. Partin, 727 So. 2d 2; Precise Engineering, Inc. v. LaCombe, 624 So. 2d. 1339; Spain v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., 363 F.3d 1183; Ruiz de Molina v. Merritt & Furmam Ins. Agency, Inc., 207 F.3d 1351; Gomer ex rel. Gomer v. Philip Morris, Inc., 106 F. Supp. 2d 1262
Education:
  • Auburn University, B.S. (summa cum laude), 1967
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1971
Military:
Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Air Force (1972-1975)
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