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Meade Hartfield

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
    Local Time: Monday 12:39

Practice Expertise

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Auto Finance
  • Commercial Lending
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Areas of Practice

  • Auto Finance
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Commercial Lending
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigaton
  • Product Liability
  • View More

Profile

Meade Hartfield represents clients nationwide in a variety of industries, including mortgage servicing, auto finance, farm credit, automotive, insurance, and construction. Her financial services practice includes representing financial institutions, auto-finance lenders and mortgage companies in defensive litigation matters throughout the country. She also spearheads regulatory compliance services in response to pending or new legislation. Her product liability work includes personal injury and class action defense for various automotive and motorcycle manufacturers.

Meade has been admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. She is an active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), where she serves as vice-chair of the Women in the Law Committee, as well as the Women in the Law Liaison to the International Law Committee. Meade also has served as the inaugural chair of the Women in the Law Committee for the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2005
  • Mississippi, 2006
  • Tennessee, 2006

Court Admissions
  • United States Bankruptcy 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, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2005, magna cum laude; Symposium Editor, Mississippi Law Journal; Moot Court Board
  • Mississippi State University, B.B.A., B.A., 2001, summa cum laude; G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Scholar; John Grisham Scholar

Areas of Practice

  • Auto Finance
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Commercial Lending
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigaton
  • 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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