TROY - Troy University alumnus Britton Bonner has been elected Partner by the law firm of Adams and Reese.
The 1996 TROY graduate first joined Adams and Reese as a law clerk in 1999 and now serves as Partner in Charge in the Mobile Office. His practice focuses on business growth and economic development, encompassing a wide range of practice matters, including governmental relations, public finance and incentives, construction disputes, real estate transactions, contractual disputes, commercial condominium and residential development issues, municipal and regulatory compliance, and other general business matters.
Bonner was recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers magazine in the areas of Business and Corporate Law, Governmental Relations and Real Estate. He has also been rated as "Preeminent" by the Martindale-Hubbell Client Review System.
Bonner is the current vice-chairman of the Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance and will serve as chairman of the board in 2014. He also serves on the board of directors and executive committee of the Coastal Alabama Partnership. He is the former Chairman of the Board for the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of the South Baldwin Museum Foundation and is past-Chairman of Habitat for Humanity of Baldwin County.
He was elected to and served a four-year term on the Alabama State Republican Executive Committee, and is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association, the Louisiana State Bar Association, the Baldwin County Bar Association, the Mobile County Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Paul W. Brock Chapter of the American Inns of Court.
While at TROY, the Mobile native was a member of the Troy Trojans football team, and was a member of ODK, Mortar Board, and Phi Alpha Theta. Britton served as a graduate teaching assistant while pursuing a Master's degree from the University of Alabama. He received his J.D. with honors from Tulane University School of Law in 2000.
Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary law firm with offices strategically located throughout the southern United States and Washington, DC. American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation's top law firms - "The Am Law 200". The National Law Journal also includes the firm on the "NLJ 250" list of the nation's largest law firms.