Clifton E. Slaten

Founding Partner
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Phone:
877-464-5022 (Toll Free)
334-328-3894
Fax:
334-396-8880
Email:

Founding partner of Slaten law, Clifton E. Slaten, was born in Cullman, Alabama. He was admitted to the Texas bar in 1987, the Alabama bar in 1990, the Tennessee bar in 2005, and the Georgia bar in 2008. He received his BBA with honors from the University of Montevallo and his J.D. from the University of Alabama in 1987, and his LL.M. in dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University in 2010. Cliff maintains memberships in the State Bar of Texas, the Alabama State Bar, the Tennessee State Bar, The Georgia State Bar, and the American Bar Association. Cliff concentrates his practice in product liability, toxic tort litigation, pest control litigation, mental health, construction defect, premises liability litigation, transportation litigation, and bed bug litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Pest Control Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Transportation Litigation
  • 20% Corporate and Small Business Acquisitions
  • 10% ADR

Litigation Percentage

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1987
  • Alabama, 1990
  • Tennessee, 2005
  • Georgia, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1990

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California
    • LL.M. - 2010
    • Major: Dispute Resolution- Concentration: Mediation
  • The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    • J.D. - 1987
    • Honors: Moot Court Board, Jessup International Law Moot Court Team, 1987 SE Regional Champions
  • University of Montevallo
    • B.B.A. - 1978
    • Major: Accounting with Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Alabama State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee State Bar, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Sasser & Littleton, P.C., Partner, 1993 - 1997
  • Atlas & Hall, Associate, 1991 - 1993