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H. Thomas Wells Jr.

Maynard Cooper & Gale

1901 Sixth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL35203

Tommy has a trial practice that concentrates on complex environmental, toxic tort and mass torts, including class actions. He is active in the American Bar Association, having served as ABA President 2008-09, as well as Chair of the ABA Litigation Section, 2000-01. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, and was named one of the Top Ten attorneys in Alabama by Super Lawyers. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America, in addition to ACOEL.

Work Phone:
(205) 254-1062

EPA Region:
Region 4 – (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN)
B.A. with Honors, University of Alabama, 1972 J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 1975 Doctor of Laws, Suffolk University, 2008 (Honorary)
Alabama State Bar
Court Admissions:
U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Court of Appeals (5th, 7th, 11th, D.C. and Armed Forces) U.S. District Court (Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama)
Professional Societies and Organizations:
American Bar Association (President, 2008-09) International Academy of Trial Lawyers Litigation Counsel of America
Citations of Major Published Cases:
Chemical Waste Management v. Hunt, 504 U.S. 334 (1992)