Alan T. Hargrove, Jr.

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Mr. Hargrove joined the firm in 1999 and became a shareholder in 2005. He is a member of the litigation department where he has a broad civil defense practice that includes complex and commercial litigation, construction law, product liability, state and federal employment claims, and professional liability. Recently, a significant percentage of his practice has focused on the representation of major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Mr. Hargrove has also defended employers in discrimination, retaliatory discharge, and whistleblower claims.

Mr. Hargrove has litigated cases in over 50 counties in Alabama. He has also litigated cases in the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. Mr. Hargrove was admitted to practice in the Vioxx Multi District Litigation in the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Mr. Hargrove holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Birmingham-Southern College with a major in political science. He graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1999 where he was a member of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Team, the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, and The Order of Barristers National Honor Society.

Recent Practice Highlights

Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death products liability claim arising in a nursing home; Circuit Court of Wilcox County, Alabama.

Secured defense verdict for insurance company in a case involving claims of breach of contract for failure to pay benefits; Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama.

Member of trial team that secured defense verdict for major pharmaceutical company related to products liability claim alleging prescription medication caused heart attacks; Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama.

Member of trial team that secured defense verdict for major pharmaceutical company related to products liability claim alleging prescription medication caused heart attacks; 13th Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Florida.

Obtained immunity and dismissal of an engineering firm pursuant to Ala. Code § 6-5-711 in a wrongful dealth action; Circuit Court of Lowndes County, Alabama.

Obtained summary judgment for brick manufacturer related to a contract and products liability claim; Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama.

Obtained summary judgment in case involving breach of contract, negligent installation and fraud against a local HVAC installer; Circuit Court of Autauga County, Alabama.

Obtained summary judgment in case involving a lawyer and law firm in a legal malpractice claim; Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama.

Obtained dismissal of an employment claim against an aerospace company; Circuit Court of Elmore County, Alabama.

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America® has chosen Mr. Hargrove for inclusion in the 2015 and 2016 editions for Insurance Law and Litigation

AV Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Pro Bono Award

Montgomery County Grievance Committee

John A. Campbell Moot Court Board

Jessup International Moot Court Team

The Order of Barristers

Community Involvement

Mr. Hargrove is a member of First United Methodist Church, where he serves on the Administrative Board, Executive Committee, Board of Trustees (Chair) and Stewardship Committee (former Chair). He has served as a Sunday school teacher and Young Life Montgomery board member. In addition, Mr. Hargrove has served as a little league baseball coach, and has organized a 5K run for a local charity.

Mr. Hargrove joined the firm in 1999 and became a shareholder in 2005. He is a member of the litigation department where he has a broad civil defense practice that includes complex and commercial litigation, construction law, product liability, state and federal employment claims, and professional liability. Recently, a significant percentage of his practice has focused on the representation of major pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. Mr. Hargrove has also defended employers in discrimination, retaliatory discharge, and whistleblower claims.

Mr. Hargrove has litigated cases in over 50 counties in Alabama. He has also litigated cases in the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. Mr. Hargrove was admitted to practice in the Vioxx Multi District Litigation in the Superior Court of New Jersey.

Mr. Hargrove holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Birmingham-Southern College with a major in political science. He graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1999 where he was a member of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Team, the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, and The Order of Barristers National Honor Society.

Recent Practice Highlights

Obtained summary judgment in a wrongful death products liability claim arising in a nursing home; Circuit Court of Wilcox County, Alabama.

Secured defense verdict for insurance company in a case involving claims of breach of contract for failure to pay benefits; Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama.

Member of trial team that secured defense verdict for major pharmaceutical company related to products liability claim alleging prescription medication caused heart attacks; Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama.

Member of trial team that secured defense verdict for major pharmaceutical company related to products liability claim alleging prescription medication caused heart attacks; 13th Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Florida.

Obtained immunity and dismissal of an engineering firm pursuant to Ala. Code § 6-5-711 in a wrongful dealth action; Circuit Court of Lowndes County, Alabama.

Obtained summary judgment for brick manufacturer related to a contract and products liability claim; Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama.

Obtained summary judgment in case involving breach of contract, negligent installation and fraud against a local HVAC installer; Circuit Court of Autauga County, Alabama.

Obtained summary judgment in case involving a lawyer and law firm in a legal malpractice claim; Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Alabama.

Obtained dismissal of an employment claim against an aerospace company; Circuit Court of Elmore County, Alabama.

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America® has chosen Mr. Hargrove for inclusion in the 2015 and 2016 editions for Insurance Law and Litigation

AV Peer Review rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Pro Bono Award

Montgomery County Grievance Committee

John A. Campbell Moot Court Board

Jessup International Moot Court Team

The Order of Barristers

Community Involvement

Mr. Hargrove is a member of First United Methodist Church, where he serves on the Administrative Board, Executive Committee, Board of Trustees (Chair) and Stewardship Committee (former Chair). He has served as a Sunday school teacher and Young Life Montgomery board member. In addition, Mr. Hargrove has served as a little league baseball coach, and has organized a 5K run for a local charity.

  • B.A., Birmingham-Southern College, 1994
  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 1999
  • Alabama State Bar
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute (Drug & Medical Defense Section and Labor & Employment Section)
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals