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K. Laney Gifford

K. Laney Gifford

Associate

Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice

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Activity

Profile

Laney Gifford has a diverse general litigation practice, with a focus on representing corporate clients from a wide range of industries in class actions and complex commercial litigation.

A significant portion of her practice is also dedicated to the representation of insurers in life and disability cases, where she frequently defends claims for bad faith, breach of contract, and ERISA violations. Laney also regularly represents healthcare industry clients in medical malpractice litigation in both state and federal court.

Laney received her J.D. (summa cum laude) from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where she served as both student materials editor and junior editor for the Cumberland Law Review. She was a Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow and was named Best Oralist in the Donworth Moot Court Competition. While in law school, Laney also served as a judicial intern for the Hon. R. David Proctor of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2018

Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • 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

  • Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, J.D., 2018, summa cum laude; Student Materials Editor, Cumberland Law Review; Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow; Dean’s List; Merit Scholar
  • Auburn University, B.A., 2015, magna cum laude; Dean’s List; Spirit of Auburn Founder’s Scholarship
Areas of Practice

Litigation | Medical Malpractice

Blogs

Declassified
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP 

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...

Patent 213
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP 

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...

Tennessee Appellate Review
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP 

A successful appeal depends on counsel’s substantive understanding of appellate rules, procedures, and strategies. The Tennessee Appellate Review blog is a resource for commentary and insights on the latest state and federal appellate news. Join the conversation as we analyze decisions from the...

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