BMetro Magazine honored Adams and Reese Birmingham attorneys Ann Huckstep and Giles Perkins among the 2015 class of “Top Flight Lawyers” in the March issue of the publication. Huckstep was named a recipient of a “Lifetime Achiever” award, while Perkins will be recognized as a “Star of the Bar.”
The awards event will be held Thursday, March 12, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the HealthSouth Hangar in Birmingham.
For more than 25 years, Huckstep has guided companies in cutting-edge issues in health care, real estate
Huckstep has been listed in Best Lawyers® (by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners) in Health Care Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law since 2005 and also in Alabama Super Lawyers® (by Thomson Reuters) in 2009 and 2010. She has been awarded such honors as Birmingham Business Journal's Businesswoman of the Year Award for 2007, and, also in 2007, the Birmingham Bar Association’s “Nina Miglionico: Paving the Way” Leadership Award, given annually to a lawyer who has achieved professional excellence, assisted women lawyers through mentoring, inspired women lawyers through role modeling and provided opportunities for the advancement of women lawyers. She was also named among the Birmingham Business Journal’s Top 10 Businesswomen for 2005.
Perkins, a fourth generation lawyer living in Birmingham, Alabama, and practicing law since 1992, works at the intersection of government and business and shepherds clients through litigation, regulation, public finance, legislation
Perkins served as Executive Director of the Alabama Democratic Party from 1997 to
Perkins is active in the Birmingham community as a Founding Member of the Birmingham Zoo, Inc., where he was instrumental in making it the number one tourist attraction in Alabama. He served as President of the Railroad Park Foundation during the construction of the 22 million-dollar green space, park, and amphitheater in downtown Birmingham. Railroad Park won the Urban Land Institute's Open Spaces Award as well as many other accolades. It has transformed downtown Birmingham.