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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 and Family Medical Leave Act compliance. 

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)