James A. Patton, Jr. (Birmingham, Alabama)
James A. Patton, Jr. (Birmingham, Alabama)

James A. Patton, Jr.

Licensed for 20 years

Practice Area: Employment Law, Restrictive Covenants

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James A. Patton, Jr.

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About James A. Patton, Jr.

Distinguished Cadet, United States Military Academy at West Point. Hugo Black Scholar, University of Alabama School of Law. Order of the Coif. Member, John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, 1995-1996. Senior Lead Article Editor, Alabama Law Review. Law Clerk to the Honorable Ira DeMent, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 1996-1997. Member, Birmingham Downtown Kiwanis Club, Chairman - Youth of the Youth Committee, 2007-2014. Member, Board of Directors, Birmingham Downtown Kiwanis Club, 2010-2012, 2013-2015. Member, Board of Directors, Center Management, Inc. (Harbert Center), 2009-2015; President Center Management, Inc. Board of Directors 2016. President, West Point Society of Birmingha...

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Distinguished Cadet, United States Military Academy at West Point. Hugo Black Scholar, University of Alabama School of Law. Order of the Coif. Member, John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, 1995-1996. Senior Lead Article Editor, Alabama Law Review. Law Clerk to the Honorable Ira DeMent, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 1996-1997. Member, Birmingham Downtown Kiwanis Club, Chairman - Youth of the Youth Committee, 2007-2014. Member, Board of Directors, Birmingham Downtown Kiwanis Club, 2010-2012, 2013-2015. Member, Board of Directors, Center Management, Inc. (Harbert Center), 2009-2015; President Center Management, Inc. Board of Directors 2016. President, West Point Society of Birmingham, 2007-2012. Board Member, Bridgett's Home Incorporated, 2008-2016. Alabama Super Lawyer 2013-16. Member, Personnel Committee, South Highland Presbyterian Church, 2008-2016; Frequent lecturer on employment law topics including restrictive covenant issues.

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  • 4.3/5.0 3 reviews
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  • Communication

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  • Legal Experience

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Staff Lawyer on 09/14/09 in Labor and Employment

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  • 3.6/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/28/09 in Employment Litigation

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      4.0/5.0
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  • 3.4/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/16/15 in Labor and Employment

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      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1996, Alabama
      U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
      U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
      Law School Attended
      University of Alabama School of Law
      Class of 1996
      J.D.
      magna cum laude
      University Attended
      United States Military Academy at West Point
      Class of 1987
      B.S.

      Troy State University - European Division
      Class of 1990
      M.S.
      International Relations
      Birth Information
      Born in 1965
      Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1965
      Military
      Captain, U.S. Army, 1987-1994
      Associations & Memberships
      Birmingham Bar Association
      Alabama State Bar
      American Bar Association.
      Representative Cases
      Evans v. Facco USA, Inc., 2016 WL 304565 (N.D. Ala. 2016)
      Jamous v. Saint-Gobain Corp., 2016 WL 4206320 (N.D. Ala. 2016)
      Harris v. Oak Grove Resources, L.LC., 2016 WL 3997254 (N.D. Ala. 2016)
      Crocken-Waugh v. ITT Educational Services, Inc., 2013 WL 3776554 (E.D. La. 2013)
      Thomas v. ITT Educational Services, Inc., 2013 WL 1189230 (5th Cir. 2013)
      Jackson v. Dunn Construction, 2013 WL 754716 (N.D. Ala. 2013)
      Thomas v. ITT Educational Services, Inc., 2012 WL 1964501 (E.D. LA. 2012)
      Blue v. Dunn Construction, 453 Fed. Appx. 881 (11th Cir. 2011)
      Arvin North American Automotive, Inc. v. Rodgers, 71 So. 2d 669 (Ala. Civ. App. 2011)
      ArvinMeritor, Inc. v. Johnson, 1 So. 2d 77 (Ala. Civ. App. 2008)
      Batch v. Jefferson County Child Development Council, 183 Fed. Appx. 861 (11th Cir. 2006)
      Laube v. Campbell, 333 F. Supp. 2d 1234 (M.D. Ala. 2004)
      Ex parte General Nutrition Corp., 855 So. 2d 475 (Ala. 2003)
      Laube v. Campbell, 215 F.R.D. 655 (M.D. Ala. 2003)
      Curtis, et al. v. TeleTech Customer Care Management (Telecommunications), Inc., 208 F. Supp. 2d 1231 (N.D. Ala 2002)
      Ambac Assur. Corp. v. Blount County, 786 S. 2d 443 (Ala. 2000)
      New York Life Ins. Co. v. Robinson, 735 So. 2d 463 (Ala. 1999).
      Hobbies & Interests
      Running, reading, live music