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Brittin Coleman

Retired Partner
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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
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Areas of Practice

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
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Profile

Britt Coleman is a retired partner who joined the firm's Birmingham office in 1971 as an associate, and he became a partner in 1976.  He continued practicing with the firm until he retired in 2012.

Before his retirement, Britt was a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. His primary area of practice was the defense of corporate defendants in civil litigation, which included product liability defense, commercial litigation, industrial accidents, coal mining litigation, consumer fraud litigation and general civil litigation. Britt represented major manufacturers in the defense of product liability cases involving tires, wheels, vehicles, and other products, including cases in Georgia as well as Alabama when he served as regional counsel for a truck wheel manufacturer. He also represented a major tire manufacturer in litigation throughout Alabama.

Britt was selected as a "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America, being named "Best Lawyers' 2010 Birmingham Product Liability Litigator of the Year". He is listed in two categories in Best Lawyers in America: Product Liability Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation. He is also listed in Who’s Who in American Law and Super Lawyers. He was a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC) and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He has been listed in Who’s Who in America since 1994.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1967

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1967, Farrah Order of Jurisprudence (Order of the Coif); Outstanding Freshman (Co-Winner); Justice of Student Court; Bench and Bar Society; Alabama Law Review case note
  • University of Alabama, B.A., 1964, Omicron Delta Kappa, Chapter President

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability

Blogs

Declassified

The Declassified blog offers commentary and insights on the latest class action suits, significant class action opinions, relevant changes to laws and rules, and important class action trends. Declassified covers topics ranging from significant Supreme Court and appellate court decisions regarding class certification requirements to proposed or enacted legislation, rules and regulations that impact class action litigation to key industry developments that may indirectly impact class action...

Patent 213

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written description and enablement requirements of 35 USC 112 and the subject matter eligibility requirements of 35 USC 101. The Patent 213 blog analyzes key decisions from the district courts and the Federal Circuit,...

The Law of Order

Bradley’s The Law of Order blog serves as a general parliamentary procedure resource, providing information about creation and revision of governing documents (constitutions, bylaws, or rules), application of Robert’s Rules of Order and other procedural authorities in a variety of contexts (such as nonprofits, political parties, homeowners associations, unions, churches, trade associations), and leadership of any type of organizational meeting. In an effort to make all things parliamentary more...

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