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Aug 14, 2009

Robert T. Cunningham Named One of Top 10 Attorneys in Alabama by Super Lawyers magazine

Featuring: Robert T. Cunningham

Mobile, Alabama – Cunningham Bounds, LLC is pleased to announce that Robert T. Cunningham has been named one of the Top 10 attorneys in the state of Alabama by Super Lawyers magazine. The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minn. Each year, Law & Politics undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by Law & Politics’ attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. 

Cunningham is no stranger to awards for himself, or for his clients. He has tried and won various types of cases over the last 35 years, with the awards totaling over $15.5 billion dollars. His practice has included complex litigation, environmental torts, class actions, personal injury, products liability, insurance fraud, bad faith, medical negligence, intellectual property, and admiralty and maritime law. Most recently, Cunningham tried an intellectual property case along with another firm partner in October of 2008. They obtained a verdict of $192 million for their client for the theft of his hazardous waste recycling idea by the global chemical corporation, Ineos Phenol GmbH & Co KG. This verdict award was listed as the 14th largest in the nation in 2008 according to Verdict Search and the 3rd largest in the nation awarded to an individual in 2008 (Lawyers USA). 

Prior to his legal career, Cunningham served his country in the United States Marine Corps as both an enlisted man and officer. He received numerous decorations for his service which include the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart, 29 Air Medals and the Combat Action Ribbon. He then went on to graduate with honors from the University of South Alabama in 1973. Next Cunningham received his Juris Doctorate with honors from the University of Florida in 1975 and was admitted to the Alabama Bar that same year. Since that time Cunningham has practiced continuously with the law firm of Cunningham Bounds, LLC. 

The law firm of Cunningham Bounds, LLC, founded in 1958, is based in Mobile, Alabama and has been representing plaintiffs for over 50 years. The firm provides services in the following areas: personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice and business litigation. In addition, the firm has expertise in national and state class action litigation involving defective products, consumer fraud, and complex litigation. For more information, visit cunninghambounds.com. 

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