Alabama Trial Lawyer Toby D. Brown Named 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America®


Our legal team at Cunningham Bounds, LLC congratulates attorney Toby D. Brown on being named “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Toby was recognized for his work in personal injury law and the reputation he has established as a tenacious litigator.

As one of the country’s pre-eminent legal rating services, The Best Lawyers in America® has become known for its peer-reviewed attorney rankings. Each year, Best Lawyers captures the opinions of leading lawyers and legal professionals to curate a list of the nation’s most accomplished and respected lawyers. Attorneys included in the Best Lawyers listings are vetted through a rigorous selection process that consists of nominations, independent research, and third-party evaluations by top-tier lawyers who have the necessary insight to assess the abilities of their peers.

While inclusion in the Best Lawyers list is a prestigious achievement, and one that 12 of our firm’s attorneys recently secured, the publication’s highest honor of “Lawyer of the Year” is given to attorneys with the highest scores earned during the selection process. Only one attorney is recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” for their work in a particular area of law and geographic location. Toby earned his “Lawyer of the Year” distinction in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs’ for Mobile, Alabama, and was included in the 2019 Best Lawyers list in that category as well as Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs.

Toby’s recognition among the most accomplished legal minds in the country is a testament to a more than 20-year career spent fighting for clients during some of the most traumatic and transformational times in their lives. A Mobile native, Toby has secured numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients, and has cultivated a reputation as a proven trial attorney capable of handling even the most challenging cases.

A Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, a distinction that speaks to his expertise in civil litigation, Toby has leveraged his experience and insight to secure numerous notable victories. In addition to a track record of success that includes his role as lead and co-lead counsel on a $108 million verdict against a chemical plant for disposing hazardous waste and a $140 million verdict against a hospital and medical transcription company whose negligence led to a fatal medication error (both of which have been included in the Top 100 Jury Verdicts in America as published by the National Law Journal and VerdictSearch), he has also held prominent memberships and leadership roles in the legal community. This includes serving as a past President of the Alabama Association for Justice and the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation.

Our firm congratulates Toby on his latest accomplishment and knows that the same qualities that have earned him this prestigious distinction will continue to drive his ability to secure the positive outcomes our clients rely on during difficult times. You can learn more about Toby and his record of success on his attorney bio, or discuss a potential case by contacting our firm.

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