Robert F. Northcutt

Robert F. Northcutt

Shareholder

150 South Perry Street (36104)
Post Office Box 2069 (36102)
Montgomery, Alabama

p: (334) 241-8083

f: (334) 241-8283

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Betty Ruth Russell

Secretary

p: (334) 241-8006

f: (334) 241-8206

Bettyruth.Russell@chlaw.com

Education:

J.D., Cumberland School of Law, 1977

B.A., Birmingham Southern College, 1974

Bar Admissions:

Alabama

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1978

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1981

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, 1992

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, 1978

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, 1991

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America - Commercial Litigation

The Outstanding Lawyers of America

Marquis Who's Who in American Law

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating Award

Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International

Delta Theta Phi

Bob Northcutt received his B.A. from Birmingham-Southern College and his J.D. degree from the Cumberland School of Law. He has regularly served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama for over a dozen years. Bob serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Section and has served as a member of its Board of Directors. He is a native of Dothan, Alabama and is listed in Best Lawyers in America.

Bob’s practice is concentrated primarily in the area of civil litigation including cases alleging wrongful death, personal injury, products liability, commercial disputes, anti-trust, discrimination, insurance fraud, bad faith, asbestos and toxic torts. Bob serves as statewide counsel for at least two Fortune 500 companies, and routinely defends cases throughout the State. Bob has defended numerous state agencies and governmental entities and serves as counsel for the Receivership Division of the Alabama Department of Insurance. He also represents insurers in administrative and regulatory matters.

Bob and other members of the firm are currently representing the Alabama Medicaid Agency in its transition to providing healthcare and long-term care services through capitated payments to local Regional Care Organizations (RCOs) and Integrated Care Networks (ICNs).

 

Publications and Lectures

Lecturer, “A Guide to Effective Opening and Closing Arguments,” a program sponsored by the Alabama Attorney General's Office and the General Liability Trust Fund (2003)

Lecturer, “Communications with Employees of Parties Represented by Counsel and Related Ethical Issues” (2004)

Lecturer and co-author, “Electronic Discovery,” presented at the November 2006 meeting of the Hugh Maddox Chapter of the American Inn of Court

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Alabama State Bar

American Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Fellow, Alabama Law Foundation

Defense Research Institute

President of Board of Directors, The Samaritan Counseling Center

President, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Social Fraternity

Member of Staff-Parish Relations Committee, First United Methodist Church of Montgomery

Past Director, Montgomery Rotary Club

Past Director, Montgomery Rotary Foundation