Admitted: 1994, Alabama; 1996, Mississippi.

Practice Areas: Civil Practice; Medical Liability; Professional Liability; Commercial Law; Products Liability Law; Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation.

Education: Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 1994; Rhodes College, B.A., 1987.

Honors: Fellow, Alabama Law Foundations; Alabama Legal Services, Private Attorney Star Award 2008; Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, Class of 2005; American Inns of Court; Comment Editor, Cumberland Law Review 1993-1994.

Mary Margaret Bailey is the firm’s appellate specialist, she was recently appointed to a three-year term as a member of the Standing Committee of the Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure. She has written several amicus briefs for the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, and she frequently lectures on appellate topics. Ms. Bailey is a member of the Alabama Law Foundation’s Atticus Finch Society, was elected to the Foundation’s Board of Trustees in 2010 and became a Fellow of the Foundation in 2015. She is a former Bar Commissioner for the Alabama State Bar, having served on the Board of Bar Commissioners as a representative of the 13th Judicial District from 2005 to 2011. She is also a past president of the Women’s Section of the Alabama State Bar. On the local level, Ms. Bailey has served as an officer and executive committee member for the Mobile Bar Association. She chaired the Association’s Bench and Bar Committee in 2010 and served as President of the Mobile Bar Foundation from 2008 to 2010. She has been a board member of the Foundation since 2004. Ms. Bailey is licensed to practice in both Alabama and Mississippi. She has a successful record at the appellate level, including the reversal of a $5 million plaintiff’s verdict in a medical malpractice wrongful death case. Several of her appellate victories have resulted in new law favorable to defendants.