For more than ten years, Mike Pennington has been voted by his peers for listing in The Best Lawyers in America, where he is specifically recognized for his skills in defending Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation, and Bet-the-Company Litigation. He also is recognized in both the Chambers USA and nationalSuper Lawyers listings of top U.S. lawyers.
Mike chairs the Class Action and Complex Litigation Practice Team, and his primary areas of practice include complex litigation, class action defense, financial services litigation, insurance litigation and general commercial litigation. Much of Mike’s practice is devoted to defending financial services litigation, insurance litigation, and class action litigation not just in Alabama, but throughout the Southeast. His clients include Ally, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Fannie Mae, Ocwen Financial Corporation, Torchmark Corporation, Pacific Life Insurance Company, Liberty National Life Insurance Company, Untied American Life Insurance Company, MONY Life Insurance Company, The Principal Financial Group, Great American Insurance Company, Jefferson Pilot Life Insurance Company, AXA-Equitable Insurance Company, United Investors Life Insurance Company, Genworth, MAPCO, Pharmacia, and Monsanto, among others. Mike frequently speaks at seminars around the country on class action litigation and other topics. His most recent speaking engagement was at ACI’s 14th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & Litigation, which was held in Chicago on July 30-31, 2012.