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Greg Cook Presents at the University of Alabama’s 2021 Virtual Alabama Law Review Symposium

Greg Cook, chair of the firm’s Banking & Financial Services Litigation Practice, presented at the University of Alabama’s 2021 Virtual Alabama Law Review Symposium on March 5, 2021. 

The symposium, entitled “Ten Years of the Supreme Court’s Personal Jurisdiction Revival” explored the Supreme Court’s recent decisions on personal jurisdiction and the questions they raise going forward.

The symposium featured renowned scholars in the legal space, including a keynote address by Arthur Miller of New York University School of Law, along with veteran practitioners, including Sean Marotta and Deepak Gupta, known for arguing the Ford cases, the Supreme Court’s latest exploration into personal jurisdiction.

Greg joined fellow industry leaders for a panel discussion on Real World Impact and Strategies by Practitioners for Recent Changes in Personal Jurisdiction Law.

Greg’s practice centers on financial services and commercial litigation, including class action and complex litigation. He serves as the chair of Balch’s Financial Services Litigation Practice, where he has practiced since 1991. He has defended over 60 class actions, handled over 250 real estate and mortgage matters, and he is a part of over 40 reported opinions. Our class action practice recently received a Tier 1 ranking nationally by Best Lawyers. Greg is a frequent writer and speaker on these topics. He served for three years as co-chair of the ABA Class Action & Derivative Suits Committee and as the immediate past chair of the Business Torts and Antitrust Section of the Alabama State Bar. He is the recent author of “The Fifth Edition of The Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure Annotated” (Thompson Reuters) and serves on the Alabama Supreme Court Standing Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure. Greg was also recently named a BTI Client Service All-Star.