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J. Selman

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Construction
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Cannabis
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Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Cannabis
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Government Contracts
  • International Construction Contract ...
  • Litigation
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Profile

Christopher Selman is a litigator, representing clients in a variety of industries, such as construction, government contracting, energy, and real estate. 

Christopher’s construction practice involves the representation of owners, EPC contractors, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in a variety of issues and projects, both public and private. Christopher has experience managing construction disputes across the United States and abroad, including Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, the Republic of Panama, Turkey, and the Dominican Republic. His experience includes prosecuting and defending delay, extra work, impact, and inefficiency claims on public and private jobs. He has experience with federal government contracting and preparing and prosecuting large claims against multiple government agencies and departments, including the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Army Corps of Engineers.

He also has experience advising and managing large commercial project disputes, particularly in the power-generation industry. Christopher has represented several international power plant owners in a variety of claims, including claims related to the construction of the facility, contract interpretations, maintenance disputes and power outages.

Christopher devotes a portion of his practice to contract review, drafting and negotiation; contract and claims administration; and lien and bond law issues.

He also has a diverse general litigation practice, primarily involving real estate disputes. He has also handled mass tort product-liability actions and disputes involving trade secrets. Christopher has experience representing small family-owned businesses as well as large publicly traded companies.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2012
  • Georgia, 2020

Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2012, cum laude
  • Auburn University, B.S., 2007, magna cum laude

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Cannabis
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Government Contracts
  • International Construction Contract Negotiation, Administration, Dispute Avoidance, and Resolution
  • Litigation

Blogs

BuildSmart

Significant issues can arise during the three phases of the design and construction process. Effective planning, performance and completion are critical to the success of any construction project. So is informed counsel that addresses a variety of business issues, including mergers and acquisitions, environmental and regulatory compliance, labor and employment, and bankruptcy and tax matters. The Bradley Construction team has extensive industry knowledge and experience that allows us to...

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...

It Pays to Be Covered

Bradley's It Pays to Be Covered Blog discusses insurance law developments and industry trends in property and casualty insurance, including the growing cyber insurance market, coverage for drones, and blockchain exposures. We also address practical risk management strategies of interest to risk managers, legal staff, and corporate officers and directors responsible for property and casualty insurance policy portfolios, claims management, and resolution. Our attorneys provide insights based on...

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...

Underwritten

Underwritten covers topics related to life, health, disability and long-term care insurance. Our team of experienced attorneys and authors offers insight on the issues insurers face as they seek to serve their policyholders and to mitigate risk. The blog covers significant court decisions, regulatory actions, ERISA updates, NAIC activity, cybersecurity issues and any other matters that could have an impact on the insurance industry.

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