Five Adams and Reese attorneys have been recognized as “Top Flight Attorneys” by Birmingham, Alabama publications B-Metro and BHM Biz. The honored attorneys – all of whom practice in the Adams and Reese Birmingham office – are: Of Counsel Richard P. Carmody, Special Counsel Robert Eckinger, Of Counsel M. Ann Huckstep, Partner Stephen A. Rowe
Carmody, a member of the firm’s Transactions and Corporate Advisory Services Practice Team, has been practicing insolvency law for more than 40 years and has secured a nationwide reputation as solid counsel in the field. Carmody represents clients in difficult financial matters and provides counsel to lenders for complex commercial transactions and internal policies. He was recently named the inaugural Adams and Reese National Appleseed Senior Pro Bono Fellow in a new fellowship program launched by the firm.
Eckinger, a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Team, practices in the area of complex litigation, including banking and finance, class actions, antitrust and unfair competition, and business litigation. He primarily represents banks, accounting firms
Huckstep is a member of the firm’s Health Care; Real Estate; Corporate, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions; and Economic Development teams. For more than 25 years, she has guided companies in addressing cutting-edge issues. Health care entities rely on her for substantive advice on regulatory compliance, certificate of need, accreditation, business transactions, labor matters and more. Real estate clients rely on her negotiation skills, strategic planning assistance and aid in brokerage, leasing and property management. Corporations seek out her experience for strategic, financial and compensation planning. Huckstep is also a former chair of the Adams and Reese Executive Committee and a past Partner In Charge of the firm’s Birmingham office.
Rowe, a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Team, is a senior litigator in Alabama. He focuses his practice on securities, health care, products liability, personal injury, professional liability
Walsh is a member of the firm’s Special Business Services Practice Team. His practice focuses on advising and representing companies, officers and directors in a broad array of general business and litigation matters. This includes contract negotiation, as well as general business and complex litigation, with an emphasis on litigation involving real estate matters, consumer finance litigation, labor and employment litigation, professional liability, directors and officers claims litigation, and errors and omissions