Hobart McWhorter

Retired Partner
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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Litigation

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We mourn the passing of retired partner and friend Hobart A. McWhorter, Jr., who passed away on January 6, 2022, at the age of 90. A legendary lawyer and valued member of our firm, Hobart will be sorely missed. Read about his impact and legacy, and read his obituary

Hobart McWhorter is a retired partner in Birmingham whose litigation practice covered a broad range of complex litigation in both state and federal courts, in and out of Alabama. He had represented both corporate and individual plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of cases including derivative and class action. His trial experience includes securities fraud, construction, environmental, products liability, personal injury, F.E.L.A., insurance defense and commercial litigation.

Hobart is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for over 20 consecutive years.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1958

Court Admissions
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1958, Student Legal Research Prize, 1957
  • Yale University, , Dean Hudnut Memorial Award, 1953

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Litigation



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