Stephanie M. Gushlaw
Municipal & County Government Law
Breach of Contract
General Civil Litigation
Ms. Gushlaw’s practice is concentrated in the area of general civil litigation. Using a pragmatic approach, she has assisted individuals, businesses, and municipalities in a wide range of litigation and pre-litigation matters, including contract disputes and business torts, employment discrimination and retaliation, trade secret and intellectual property protection, police civil-liability lawsuits, and governmental liability.
As a former business owner, she brings a unique perspective to her law practice with practical insights into screening, interviewing, and hiring job applicants; training and managing employees; and discharging employees. She also has experience in public relations, risk management, creating marketing plans, forming small businesses, and negotiating sales agreements.
Boyette v. Adams, 2021 WL 6754285 (N.D. Ala. Dec. 28, 2021).
New South Media Group, LLC, v. City of Huntsville, No. 5:20-CV-2050 (N.D. Ala. Oct. 1, 2021).
Robinson v. City of Huntsville, 2021 WL 4820652 (N.D. Ala. Oct. 10, 2021).
Kennamer v. City of Guntersville, 2020 WL 2781243 (Ala. May 29, 2020).
- Alabama Bar Association
- Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association
- J.D., cum laude, 2019, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, AL
Cumberland National Trial Team, 2017-2019
Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow
Chief Judge, Trial Advocacy Board, 2018-2019
First Place, National Civil Trial Competition, 2017
Finalist, National Trial Competition Regionals, 2019
First Place, National Trial Competition Regionals, 2018
Courtroom Technology Award, National Top Gun Competition, 2018
- 2013, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Gamma Phi Beta
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
- All Alabama state courts
- All Tennessee state courts