Michael Alston Named Fellow Of American Bar Foundation

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Husch Blackwell announces Chattanooga Office Managing Partner Michael Alston has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities.

Membership in the Fellows is limited to one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.

Mr. Alston handles complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He represents business clients in litigation and alternative dispute resolution involving contracts, commercial leases, construction agreements, employment agreements, and insurance policies throughout the country. He is also a certified mediator in Tennessee.


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Business

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