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Ethan A. Wilkinson

Associate

Ethan Wilkinson’s practice focuses largely on the defense of employment-related cases, including pending litigation and matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as a number of professional liability matters. Ethan regularly advises clients on employment related issues, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and OSHA compliance. Ethan also practices in the defense of premises liability and environmental and toxic tort cases.

Education

Birmingham-Southern College, B.A., 2013
Phi Beta Kappa
Dr. Henry C. Randall Scholarship for Excellence in History

University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2016
Junior Editor, Law & Psychology Review
Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Alabama State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Representative Experience

Tried a premises liability claim where the plaintiff alleged personal injuries arising from a defective escalator to a defense verdict. 

Awards & Recognitions

2nd Place Overall Best Defense, Phi Alpha Delta National Mock Trial Competition (2016)

News & Publications

“Eighth Amendment Protections in Capital Proceedings Against the Intellectually Disabled: Assessing State Methods of Class Protection Through the Lens of Hall v. Florida,” Law & Psychology Review, Vol. 40 (2016): 321-44.

Contributing Author, “Alabama,” Employment At-Will: A State-by-State Survey (David L. Johnson ed., 2017)