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Joseph B. Mays

Joseph B. Mays



  • Antitrust and Competition
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser

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Joe Mays' practice is concentrated on business litigation, especially antitrust, securities and shareholder litigation, government procurement fraud litigation, professional liability, and white collar criminal defense. Joe has tried more than a dozen cases to jury verdict in the last decade and has also been involved in numerous arbitration proceedings. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in the field of business litigation.

Joe has extensive experience in representing major accounting firms. His cases in that area have extended to both tax and audit issues as well as claims involving alleged securities fraud. Joe has been involved in the trial of at least four accounting malpractice cases.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1978

Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Alabama


  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1978
  • Cornell University, M.A., 1969
  • Tulane University, B.A., 1967, Phi Beta Kappa
Areas of Practice

Antitrust and Competition | Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser | Complex Business Litigation | Energy | Government Enforcement and Investigations | Insurance | Life, Health and Disability Litigation | Litigation | Professional Liability Litigation


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