Giles Perkins advises clients in Alabama, the Southeast, and Washington, D.C. at the intersection of government and business. He understands the language of both, and he shepherds clients through litigation, regulatory compliance, public finance, legislative, government contracting, and administrative matters. In recent years, he has focused on advising clients in the financial services, housing, and healthcare industries regarding regulatory and litigation matters at the state and federal level.
Giles is an experienced trial lawyer, having tried dozens of cases, bench and jury, civil and criminal. He has handled matters in both state and federal court, including the U.S. Court of Appeals – D.C. Circuit, the U.S. Court of Claims, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has particular strength in assembling teams of lawyers and other professionals to address the complex litigation, government relations, and public relations needs of clients.
Giles served as Executive Director of the Alabama Democratic Party from 1997 to 1999, and he has advised elected officials and candidates for offices at the local, state, and federal levels. In 2017, he was honored to serve as Campaign Chair for the Doug Jones for U.S. Senate campaign.
- Washington and Lee University, J.D., 1992
- Southern Methodist University, B.A., 1989
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
- Birmingham Zoo, Inc., Founding Member
- Railroad Park Foundation, President Emeritus
- Rotary Club of Birmingham, Member
- UAB Athletics Fundraising Campaign
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