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Clifford C. Brady


Phone: 251-405-0045
Fax: 251-432-6843


  • The University of Alabama, B.S. 1985, cum laude
  • The University of Alabama, M.B.A. 1986 
  • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. 1989

Admitted In

  • Alabama, 1989
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama (1990 and 2001)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993


  • Hugo Black Scholar
  • Bench & Bar Legal Honor Society
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Order of the Coif
  • Alabama Law Review, 1988-1989
  • Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award
  • Jasons, President
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • Mortar Board
  • Capstone Man
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law
  • Alabama Super Lawyers
  • Martindale Hubbell Rating:  AV

Cliff Brady has practiced law in many areas of defense litigation since he was admitted to practice in 1989. He has extensive experience in the areas of construction litigation, title insurance litigation, professional malpractice litigation and general products liability defense. In addition to the areas of litigation, Mr. Brady has acted as counsel to a national bank giving advice regarding commercial transactions and loan documentation. Mr. Brady’s practice consists of representing corporations and individuals in various aspects of the construction process from drafting and analysis of contract language, addressing all aspects of mechanics and material and lien issues to representation of contractors and subcontractors in construction defect litigation.

With regard to his title insurance practice, Mr. Brady’s practice includes the defense of title insurance companies for direct claims of breach of contract, fraud and bad faith to the defense of insureds with respect to claims against title and the resolution of title defects. In the area of professional liability, Mr. Brady has represented hospitals and individual physicians and other health care providers in claims involving medical malpractice.

Mr. Brady has tried several cases to a jury verdict in both state and federal courts in Alabama and Pennsylvania. In addition, he has represented clients in arbitration procedures and has pursued claims on behalf of clients before governmental agencies such as the Alabama Department of Transportation.

Mr. Brady is a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel as well as the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association.

Professional Affiliations

  • Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution – registered on the Alabama State Court Mediator Roster; registered on the Alabama Arbitrator Roster
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
  • Construction Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Mobile Bar Association (Treasurer, 1997)


“Construction Lien Law”
– Real Estate Law Seminar, Mobile, Alabama (April 2000)
“The Handling of Title Insurance Claims & Litigation”
– Real Estate Law Seminar, Mobile, Alabama (April 2005)

Representative Cases

  • Jennifer Ritter, et al v. Grady Automotive Group, Inc., etc, 2007 WL 1454458 (Ala. 2007)
  • St. Paul Fire & Marine Ins. Co. v. Christiansen Marine, Inc., 893 So 2d. 1124 (Ala. 2005)
  • In re Amtrak “Sunset Limited” Train Crash in Bayou Canot, Ala. on September 22, 1993, 136 F.Supp.2d 1251, S.D. Ala., 2001, March 21, 2001
  • In re Amtrak “Sunset Limited” Train Crash in Bayou Canot, Ala. on September 22, 1993, 121 F.3d 1421, 11th Cir. (Ala.), September 11, 1997
  • Redmond v. Bankester, 757 So.2d 1145 (Ala. 2000)
    Boh Bros. Const. Co. v. Nelson, 730 So.2d 132 (Ala 1999)
  • In Re Amtrak Sunset Ltd., 121 F. 3d 1421 (11th Cir. 1997)
  • Ex Parte Pfizer, 746 So.2d 960 (Ala. 1999)
  • National American Ins. Co. v. Boh Bros. Const. Co. Inc., 700 So.2d 1363 (Ala. 1997)
  • Hughes v. Hertz Corp., 670 So.2d 882 (Ala. 1995)
    Smith v. Scott Paper Co., 620 So.2d 976 (Ala. 1993)

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