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Joseph Bradley Ponder

Joseph Bradley Ponder

Ponder Legal Group - Class Action Attorneys
  • Business Law, Personal Injury, Insurance Claims ...
  • Alabama, District of Columbia
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Brad specializes in complex litigation, including class actions and mass torts in both state and federal court. He represents consumer and business owners in a variety of law suits, including class actions against major corporations and energy cooperatives. Throughout his career, Brad has litigated numerous corporate disputes and automotive/commercial trucking cases, including several complex railroad grade crossing accident cases. He has handled multiple coverage issues relating to commercial and personal insurance policies. Brad has spent a large portion of his career representing injured railroad workers throughout the southeastern United States in actions brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“FELA”), as well as the Safety Appliance Act (“SAA”) and the Locomotive Inspection Act (“LIA”). He has represented numerous railroaders in Title 49 “Whistleblower” claims as well. Brad was recently rated AV® Preeminent™ by his peers in the practice areas of Civil Litigation, Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA), Estate Planning, Probate. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers – members of the bar and the judiciary.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Class Actions
  • Federal Employers Liability Act ("FELA")
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama State Bar Association
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District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
ID Number: 1612774
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Webster Henry Lyons White Bradwell & Black P.C.
University of Alabama School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Rhodes College
B.A. (2001) | Political Science
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Birmingham's Top Flight Lawyers
B-Metro Magazine
Birmingham's Top Lawyers
B-Metro Magazine
George Taylor Peach
University of Alabama School of Law
In recognition of outstanding performance in a national trial advocacy competition.
Professional Associations
Birmingham Bar Association
- Current
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Alabama State Bar
- Current
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Articles & Publications
But Look Over Here: How the Use of Technology at Trial Mesmerizes Jurors and Secures Verdicts
Law & Psychology Review
AV Preeminent Rating
Top 25 Class Actions Attorneys
National Trial Lawyer
Websites & Blogs
Montgomery Ponder, LLC - Class Action Attorneys
Montgomery Ponder, LLC - Blog
Contact & Map
Montgomery Ponder, LLC
2226 1st Avenue South
Unit 105
Birmingham, AL 35233
Telephone: (205) 377-5004
Fax: (205) 208-9443
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