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  • $12.1 Billion Biggest Offshore Spill in U.S. History

    Cunningham Bounds filed many lawsuits in Alabama and Florida on behalf of different groups that have been damaged as a result of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon and the oil spill.

  • $11.9 Billion State of Alabama vs. ExxonMobil

    Cunningham Bounds was retained by the State of Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to assert claims of royalty fraud against ExxonMobil.

  • $1 Billion Defective Hardboard Siding & Shingles

    Cunningham Bounds obtained over $1 billion that was paid to homeowners affected by defective masonite siding & shingles.

  • $226 Million Lawsuit Against Healthsouth, UBS & Ernst Young

    Cunningham Bounds served as co-lead counsel for bondholder plaintiffs in a lawsuit against HealthSouth, UBS and Ernst Young for fraudulent statements concerning the company’s finances.

  • $192 Million Verdict for Inventor in Intellectual Property Case

    Cunningham Bounds represented Dr. Sven-Peter Mannsfeld, a chemical expert, who created a method of transforming certain hazardous industrial wastes into lucrative manufacturing ingredients.

  • $149.9 Million Settlement Approved in Health System Pension Crisis

    Attorneys from Cunningham Bounds, along with Reeves & Mestayer, LLC, negotiated a settlement that resolved claims on behalf of over 3,000 employees, retirees, and other beneficiaries at Singing River Health System.

The Cunningham Bounds Experience

You Deserve Justice Dedicated to Integrity, Honor & Results A History of Quality Legal Counsel

Meet Our Award-Winning Team

A History of Experienced Trial Lawyers
  • David G. Wirtes, Jr. Photo
    David Wirtes, Jr. Attorney

    Dave’s efforts over the past thirty years have helped protect working men and women in Alabama and throughout the country, in ways, most will never know: he has won many battles against unfair “tort reform” laws such as indiscriminate caps on recoverable damages, special immunity statutes, and other unfair laws intended to deprive people of their constitutional rights to trial by jury and an adequate remedy for their injuries and losses.

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    Toby Brown Attorney

    Toby Brown is a tenacious litigator who has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients over the course of his career. Unwavering in his commitment, Toby has earned national recognition as a top trial attorney and is known for his work in representing clients during some of the most traumatic and transformational times in their lives. 

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  • George W. Finkbohner, III Photo
    George Finkbohner, III Attorney

    In an era when fewer and fewer civil cases go to trial, Skip Finkbohner has consistently won major court battles over a significant period of time and across a wide range of different types of cases, including wrongful death, product liability, complex commercial litigation, fraud, industrial accidents, environmental, medical malpractice, and others.

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    Steven Nicholas Attorney

    Steve represented hundreds of employees of a regional county hospital who learned their employer canceled their pension program without making millions of dollars in required contributions. Steve served as co-class counsel in securing a settlement that required the hospital to pay all of the missed contributions to the retirement fund.

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  • Glenn E. Kushel Photo
    Glenn Kushel Attorney

    Throughout his career, Glenn has successfully tried and resolved many cases in areas such as medical malpractice and personal injury. For example, he and his partner Nick Moraitakis argued the case of Keenan v. Plouffe to the Georgia Supreme Court, a case that involved a young woman who was severely brain damaged during a surgery at the Medical College of Georgia.

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  • David S. Cain, Jr. Photo
    David Cain, Jr. Attorney

    As the lead and co-lead counsel in numerous cases that have resulted in multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, David Cain’s reputation as a “litigation star” is well deserved. David counts as one of his greatest achievements the impact he has made in the lives of his clients, and the preparation necessary to ensure that his clients’ stories are heard, understood, and validated.

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    William Bonner Attorney

    Named by Super Lawyers magazine as one of Alabama’s Rising Stars and recognized in 2014 as one of the top “Forty Under 40” trial lawyers in Alabama, Billy is a “think-outside-the-box” attorney whose creative approach and hard work have resulted in beat-the-odds wins for his clients. 

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    Robert Mitchell Attorney

    Relentless. Skilled. Prepared. Tenacious. All of these words describe Robert’s work as a trial lawyer. He understands that painstaking preparation, careful analysis, and attention to detail win big cases. In an era when very few cases are decided in a courtroom, Robert takes pride in trying cases to a jury.

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  • J. Brian  Duncan, Jr. Photo
    J. Brian Duncan, Jr. Attorney

    Brian has been described by his peers as an “exceptionally talented top-tier lawyer,” who is “tenacious,” “hard-working,” and “conscientious.” Brian’s compassion for his clients forms the foundation of his practice, and he is devoted to helping them through some of the most difficult times imaginable.

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    Lucy Tufts Attorney

    Lucy brings her clients keen legal skills coupled with an exceptional level of commitment. When she takes on a case, Lucy takes her role seriously and is in it for the long-haul. A formidable opponent in the courtroom, Lucy is equally tenacious when it comes to researching and preparing for a case. 

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  • Joseph D. Steadman Photo
    Joseph Steadman Attorney

    Joe joined Cunningham Bounds in 2016. His practice focuses on appellate practice and motion practice in the firm’s personal injury and wrongful death litigation, class actions, general negligence, product liability, medical negligence, admiralty and maritime law, and consumer fraud actions.

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  • Jennifer  Jayjohn York Photo
    Jennifer Jayjohn York Attorney

    Jenna is driven by a ferocious desire to hold wrongdoers accountable and a sincere commitment to the clients she represents. She has a disciplined focus and unparalleled attention to detail that distinguish her in the courtroom and make her an outstanding advocate in every case.

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    Amanda Herren Attorney

    A native Mobilian, Amanda Herren began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office. Amanda’s practice focuses on personal injury litigation, including automobile and trucking accidents, industrial accidents, premises liability, product liability, and medical malpractice cases.

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    Tyler Flowers Attorney

    Tyler’s unique combination of strategic thinking, aggressive advocacy, and unmatched charisma make him a natural in the courtroom. His smart, decisive arguments are the perfect complement to his warm and empathetic emotional appeal.

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  • Joseph F. McGowin Photo
    Joseph McGowin Attorney

    Joseph has devoted his career to helping people hurt by the negligent decisions of others. Through detailed preparation and a willingness to try cases to a jury, he takes pride in ensuring his clients’ stories are heard—especially when well-funded defendants spend years trying to avoid responsibility.

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  • Nicholas C. Moraitakis Photo
    Nicholas Moraitakis Of Counsel

    Nick is a native Atlantan and has lived in Atlanta all his life. He attended public schools in DeKalb County and then worked his way through Emory College and Emory Law School. He is the first in his extended family to have graduated college.

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    Christopher Estes Of Counsel

    Chris guides his practice on the belief that representing people and families who have been injured, damaged or wronged uplifts humanity and has dignity and importance.

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GIVING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY A History of protecting you inside & outside of the courtroom

Our attorneys work just as hard outside the courtroom as they do inside – all to make our community a better place to live.

Nationally Recognized, Award-Winning Advocacy

A Legacy of Legal Excellence
  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers

    Recognition of individual lawyers who stand out as among the best in the country for chosen practices areas.

  • Best Law Firm 2024
    Best Law Firm 2024

    Recognition of entire law firms that legal peers consider to be among the best in the nation.

  • The International Society of Barristers
    The International Society of Barristers
    Legal society dedicated to upholding the pillars of litigation.
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    The International Academy of Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only group of elite trial lawyers from more than 30 countries.
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
    National Board of Trial Advocacy
    A group of Board Certified attorneys who must pass rigorous examinations to earn the title.
  • SuperLawyers
    Super Lawyers annually lists attorneys who have gone above and beyond in their practice area. Attorneys selected to Super Lawyers are formally nominated by their peers and evaluated by third-party researchers.
  • LawDragon
    LawDragon creates and publishes well-respected guides, such as the LawDragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer guide, honoring 500 of the nation's most distinguished attorneys.
  • Litigation Counsel of America
    Litigation Counsel of America
    Peer-selected group of just 3,500 trial attorneys with practices across the country.
  • National Civil Justice Institute
    National Civil Justice Institute

    The NCJI is a national legal nonprofit created by pioneering members of the trial bar dedicated to ensuring access to justice for ordinary citizens. The Institute works to give lawyers, judges, legal educators and the public a balanced view of the issues affecting the U.S. civil justice system.

  • Alabama Civil Justice
    Alabama Civil Justice
    Alabama legal community supporting local families in need.

Experience Matters

Committed & Dedicated

Cunningham Bounds has a well-deserved national reputation as a firm of courtroom lawyers with a proven track record. Our firm has participated in and won some of the most important, high-stakes, and consequential personal injury, business and complex cases in the country. Using our court system as the great equalizer, we have obtained substantial jury verdicts that led to significant improvements in product safety and workplace conditions.

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Experienced & Elite

Whether you are injured physically, emotionally, or financially, we will fight to hold the wrongdoers accountable. Contact Cunningham Bounds today to learn more about how our team of advocates can help obtain the best possible result on your behalf.

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