ATTORNEY BIO
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880 Montclair Road Suite 100 Birmingham, AL 35213
Assistant
Carla Smith
Legal Assistant
bio image Laura C. Nettles
of counsel

Laura had been with LGWM since 1993. She practices in the Professional Liability Practice Group. Laura's practice has covered a broad spectrum of litigation, both in-state and federal courts. Laura has represented business professionals, contractors, insurance agents and brokers, real estate agents and brokers, accountants, employers, property managers, mortgage brokers, title agents and other professionals in errors and omissions actions, contract disputes, allegations of fraud, misrepresentation, bad faith and negligence cases.

Laura also handles cases involving all facets of Title VII, both at the EEOC administrative level and in federal court. Laura handles administrative due process proceedings involving municipal employees who are terminated or disciplined.

Laura's consumer financial litigation practice includes representing both local and national clients involved in debt collection and credit reporting litigation. Laura has experience with defending state law tort claims that arise out of debt collection and credit reporting, as well as violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act the Fair Credit Porting Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. She also represents creditors who are sued in adversary proceeding in Bankruptcy for violations of the automatic stay and discharge violations.

Professional Profile
Laura practices in LGWM's Labor and Employment and Professional Liability Practice groups. Laura's practice is divided between employment practices liability and debtor/creditor disputes.

Laura handles cases involving all facets of Title VII, both at the EEOC administrative level and in federal court. Laura also handles administrative due process proceedings involving municipal employees who are terminated or disciplined.

Laura's consumer financial litigation practice includes representing both local and national clients involved in debt collection and credit reporting litigation. Laura has experience with defending state law tort claims that arise out of debt collection and credit reporting, as well as violations of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Admitted
  • All Alabama and Mississippi State Courts
  • The United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • The United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • The United States Circuit Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
  • The United States Supreme Court
Education
University of Alabama, B.F.A. in Acting (1979)

University of Alabama, M.F.A. in Acting (1983)

Fordham University School of Law, J.D. (1993)