MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Aug. 30, 2023) – Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
is pleased to announce that Derek Trotter
is joining the firm as a senior advisor in the Governmental Affairs and Economic Development practice groups.
“We are excited to welcome Derek to Bradley,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan Skeeters
. “With former chiefs of staff to a governor, speaker of the House, and president pro tempore of the Senate, our Alabama team’s experience operating at the highest levels of state government is unmatched.”
“We are confident that Derek’s decade and a half of experience in state government will provide significant value for our clients and contribute to future growth,” added David Stewart
, Bradley’s Governmental Affairs Practice Group leader.
Mr. Trotter has more than 16 years of experience in Alabama government and politics, including more than a decade combined as a senior staff member for the governor of Alabama and president pro tempore of the Senate. He has been instrumental in the passage and enactment of numerous major public policy initiatives. Mr. Trotter is a graduate of Auburn University.
Bradley’s Governmental Affairs Practice Group assists clients — ranging from small businesses based in Alabama to Fortune 500 companies — in navigating state and local government. Team members maintain strong working relationships with public officials throughout the state and have deep experiential knowledge of government processes. The group represents numerous clients on matters related to appropriations, banking, construction, economic development, healthcare, real estate, procurement, taxation, technology, and transportation, among others.
Bradley offers a full range of governmental affairs services at the state and federal level. The firm helps clients solve problems and capitalize on opportunities by assisting clients with both advocacy and compliance.
Mr. Trotter will provide governmental affairs, but not legal, services for clients.
combines skilled legal counsel with exceptional client service and unwavering integrity to assist a diverse range of corporate and individual clients in achieving their business goals. With offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the District of Columbia, the firm’s more than 600 lawyers represent regional, national and international clients in various industries, including financial services, healthcare, life sciences, real estate, construction, technology, energy, insurance, and entertainment, among many others.