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  • University of Notre Dame Law School
    J.D., 1998, magna cum laude
  • University of Notre Dame
    B.A., 1993, History
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 1998
About Greg



      Speaking Engagements


        • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1998, magna cum laude
        • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1993, History
        Bar Admissions
        • Alabama, 1998
        Professional Affiliations
        • American Law Institute, Elected Member
        • Alabama Supreme Court Standing Committee on Rules of Conduct and Canons of Judicial Ethics, Member
        • Alabama Law Institute, Standing Committee on Election Laws, Co-chair
        • Frank M. Johnson Institute, General Counsel
        • Energy Institute of Alabama, Secretary
        • Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, Board Member
        • Alabama State Bar, Government Relations Liaison Committee, Co-chair
        • Business Council of Alabama Board, Judicial & Legal Reform Committee, Co-chair
        • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Alabama Law Foundation
        • Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL), Member
        • Joint Interim Legislative Committee on the Recompilation of the Alabama Constitution, 2021-2022
        • Alabama State Bar, Governance and Internal Operations Task Force, 2020-202
        • Alabama Law Institute Judicial Article Study Committee, 2017- 2019
        • Alabama Constitutional Revision Commission, 2011-2014
        • Alabama Study Commission on Campaign Finance Reform, 2012-2014
        • Energy Bar Association, System Reliability and Planning, Committee, Chair and Vice Chair, 2010-2012
        • Alabama State Bar, Elections, Ethics, & Government Relations Law Section, Co-founder and former Chair, 2011-2013
        • North American Electric Reliability Corporation Legal Advisory Committee, 2007-2012
        • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2010-Present
        • Governor’s Black Belt Action Commission, Technical Adviser, 2004
        • Governor’s Commission on Education Spending, Technical Counsel, 2003
        Awards & Accolades
        • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2024 Lawyer of the Year, Birmingham, Energy Law; 2016 Lawyer of the Year, Birmingham, Government Relations
        • The Best Lawyers in America®, Energy Law, Government Relations Practice, 2010 – present
        • Yellowhammer News, Power & Influence List
        • Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney, 2017
        • National Association of Secretaries of State Medallion Award, 2015
        • Bailey Thomson Award to Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform – Constitutional Revision Commission, 2013
        • Alabama State Bar President’s Award for Distinguished Service, 2012
        Community Involvement
        • 4 Little Girls Memorial Fund, Board of Directors
        • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, Board of Directors
        • Mountain Brook City Schools Foundation, Board of Directors
        • American Red Cross, Alabama Region, Board of Directors
        • Rotary Club of Birmingham
        • Boy Scouts Greater Alabama Council Board of Directors
        • Leadership Alabama, 2021-2022
        • Leadership Birmingham, 2006-2008
        • Alabama Governor’s School, Council Member, 2006 – 2008
        • Children’s Hospital of Alabama Committee for the Future, 2007- 2008
        • Youth Leadership Forum of Birmingham Steering Committee, 2007 – 2014
        • University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees, Member, 1999 – 2002