The Firm is pleased to announce that Brad Dean and Matt Bauer have joined the Firm as associates. Brad graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2003 after receiving a B.S. from Spring Hill College in 1997 and an M.S.B.A. from Auburn University in 1999, majoring in human resource management. Brad practiced for three years with a firm in Jackson, Mississippi, prior to joining the Firm. Matt received a B.S. in Environmental Management Systems from L.S.U. in 1997, after which he had experience in environmental compliance while working with a private consulting firm. Subsequently, Matt graduated cum laude from Duquesne School of Law in 2004, and was awarded an L.L.M. in Admiralty from Tulane University in 2005.