CLIFFORD C. BRADY
Cliff Brady has practiced law in many areas of defense litigation since he was admitted to practice in 1989. He has extensive experience in the areas of construction litigation, title insurance litigation, professional malpractice litigation, products liability and premises liability defense. In addition to these areas of litigation, Mr. Brady has acted as counsel to a national bank giving advice regarding commercial transactions and loan documentation. His practice consists of representing corporations and individuals in various aspects of the construction process including drafting and analysis of contract language, addressing all aspects of mechanic's and materialman's lien issues, and representation of contractors and subcontractors in construction defect litigation.
Mr. Brady’s title insurance practice includes the defense of title insurance companies for direct claims of breach of contract, fraud and bad faith, defense of insureds with respect to claims against title, and the resolution of title defects. In the area of professional liability, he has represented hospitals, individual physicians and other health care providers in claims involving medical malpractice. Mr. Brady also defends various business owners in cases involving premises liability.
Mr. Brady has tried several cases to jury verdicts in both state and federal courts in Alabama and Pennsylvania. In addition, he has represented clients in arbitration procedures and has pursued claims on behalf of clients before governmental agencies such as the Alabama Departments of Transportation and Public Health. Mr. Brady is also registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster.
Mr. Brady is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association and the Construction Lawyers Society of America.
The University of Alabama, B.S. 1985, cum laude
The University of Alabama, M.B.A. 1986
The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. 1989
Hugo Black Scholar
Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society
Omicron Delta Kappa
Order of the Coif
Alabama Law Review 1988-1989
Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award
Phi Eta Sigma
Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law
Alabama Super Lawyers 2008-2009, 2013-2015
Martindale Hubbell AV Rating
U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama (1990 and 2001)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1996
U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
Professional Organizations and Associations:
International Association of Defense Counsel
Alabama State Bar
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
American Bar Association – Forum on Construction Industry
Mobile Bar Association (Treasurer, 1997)
Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution - Registered on the State Court Mediator Roster
Construction Lawyers Society of America
“Construction Lien Law”
- Real Estate Law Seminar, Mobile, Alabama (April 2000)
“The Handling of Title Insurance Claims & Litigation”
- Real Estate Law Seminar, Mobile, Alabama (April 2005)