Tammy Stokes has been licensed for 20 years and works in Birmingham, AL. This attorney attended Samford University, Cumberland School of Law and handles cases in Class Action, Business, Antitrust & Trade Law, Financial Markets and Services, Securities & Investment Fraud.
Since joining the firm in 1998, Tammy Stokes has exercised lead roles in many of the firm’s highest profile cases. Ms. Stokes’ practice in the areas of business litigation and securities, antitrust and consumer fraud class actions has earned her an “AV Preeminent” peer-review rating (the highest awarded) from Martindale-Hubbell, a listing for Commercial Litigation in The Best Lawyers in America (2018), and recognition in B-Metro Magazine.
Ms. Stokes graduated cum laude from the Cumberland School of Law in 1998. While at Cumberland, Ms. Stokes served as an Associate Editor of the Cumberland Law Review and as a member of the Cumberland National Moot Court Team. Ms. Stokes obtained her B.S. in International Business from Samford University in 1995, graduating magna cum laude.
Ms. Stokes became a member of the Alabama Bar in 1998, and she has been admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the American Bar Associations, Birmingham Bar Association, National Association of Securities and Consumer Attorneys, and Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce.
Ms. Stokes represented the plaintiffs in this class action regarding the defendant’s improper use of “yield spread premiums” as under-the-table compensation to independent mortgage brokers to steer the brokers’ customers to the defendant. As a result of the Culpepper litigation, HUD created new rules designed to save consumers $3.75 billion per year in previously hidden fees and excessive interest rates.