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Balch’s Greg Cook Recognized as BTI Client Service All-Star MVP 2018

Greg Cook, partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and chair of the Financial Services Litigation Practice, is one of only 17 attorneys nationwide to be named a BTI Client Service All-Star MVP 2018. 

This year’s All-Star MVPs are among the 326 attorneys named BTI Client Services All-Stars 2018, and were awarded MVP status by receiving All-Star recognition for at least the second year in a row. Greg was one of only three attorneys in Alabama recognized for providing superior client service and is the only attorney in Alabama selected as an MVP.

The annual Client Service All-Star list, which is the only independently researched, client-driven ranking of attorneys in the country, is created by BTI Consulting Group, Inc., who interviewed more than 350 in-house counsel to identify attorneys who have exhibited the highest level of client service. 

“They have this unrelenting drive to continue to improve their performance,” BTI president and founder Michael Rynowecer said about those who are recognized as all-star MVPs. “That’s one thing that you hear from year to year, that they keep getting better at it. They don’t remain static; they seem to have this thirst to always be improving their performance, no matter how good it was.”

According to BTI, Client Service All-Stars share a commitment to their clients that has been exemplified through responsiveness, legal pedigree and a client-centric approach. These attorneys are recognized for their proactive approach in building client relationships and taking time to understand their client in depth – their business, their objectives and their goals. 

At Balch & Bingham, Greg focuses his practice on financial services litigation, including complex commercial litigation and class actions. His work with financial institutions ranges from class actions to routine banking litigation. Over the past 25 years, he has defended over 60 class actions, handled over 250 real estate and mortgage matters, and is a part of more than 40 reported opinions. Deeply involved in the legal community, he served for three years as co-chair of the ABA Class Action & Derivative Suits Committee and is the immediate past chair of the Business Torts and Antitrust Section of the Alabama State Bar and servces currently on the Alabama Supreme Court’s Standing Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure. 

Greg is also the editor of Balch’s Southeast Financial Litigation Monitor blog and contributor to the Southeast Financial Litigation Monitor on Twitter, which report on legal developments affecting the financial services industry.