Gregory S. Cusimano

Gregory S. Cusimano

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Gadsden, AL

Cusimano, Roberts, & Mills, LLC
 | 153 South 9th Street, Gadsden, AL 35901
Phone: 256-543-0400
Fax: 256-543-0488
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1968
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Greg Cusimano is as passionate about practicing law as helping other lawyers represent their clients well. As the senior partner of Cusimano, Roberts & Mills he has guided the firm toward excellence, honesty, and integrity. His heart for injured and needy individuals is evident in representing his clients, being involved in community and civic programs, and teaching seminars and educational programs throughout the United States. Greg has historically represented clients catastrophically injured by wrongful conduct. He also serves as a consultant to lawyers all over the country preparing for jury trials. He received a Lifetime Achievment Award from American Association for Justice as well as the Leonard Ring Champion of Justice award, two of the four top honors awarded by the association. He served as president of Alabama Association for Justice. Practice areas of his firm include: personal injury, wrongful death, automobile/truck wrecks, workers' compensation, commercial litigation, Social Security disability, elder law, and business transactions.

About Gregory Cusimano

Admitted: 1968, Alabama

Professional Webpage: https://www.alabamatortlaw.com/gregory-s-cusimano.html

Honors/Awards:

  • .   He is listed in Best Lawyers of America, Who’s Who in American Law, Best of the U.S., and is a Life Member in the National Registry of Who’s Who. Cusimano was the second inductee into the Hall of Fame of the Small Office Practice Section of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America in 1996, listed in Academy of Catastrophic Injury Attorneys, and is a Diplomate of the International Academy of  Litigators. The designation of diplomat of Trial Advocacy was bestowed on him in 1994 by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.  He was inducted as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation in 1998, and the Alabama Law Foundation in 1999 Greg is the fifth recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and the Leonard Ring Champion of Justice award, two of the four top honors awarded by the association. Greg was inducted at the top level as “Advocate” in the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and Alabama Chapter of ABOTA, Founder and Charter member of Alabama Appleseed, Trustee of Alabama Appleseed Past President of Alabama Law School Foundation, American Bar Foundation, Alabama Bar Foundation, Lectured at numerous law schools across the country including Harvard, Hastings, Georgetown, etc., Presented to Bar Associations in 43 states, member of American Society of Trial Consultants, Plenary speaker for Alabama Bar Association and National Employment Lawyers Association, Developed Jury Bias Model along with David Wenner of AZ.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Diplomat of Trial Adcocacy
  • Trial Consulting, a member of American Society of Trial Consultants

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Still serving on the Board of Governors of American Association for Justice. Several speaking engagements in various states including a one man seminar in Iowa.
  • Member of Torts & Insurance committee of the American Bar Association, 2015

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Numerous Bar activities including mediation. Also represented victims in the 911 tragedy for no fee.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Editor of Alabama Tort Law book, presently in its’ 4th addition; Co-Editor of a national 6 volume work called “Litigation Tort Cases”. Numerous articles in the national magazine “Trial”, and other magazines and news papers, including Lawyers USA as well as internet articles. Lectured at various law schools, including Harvard (6 times), Hastings, Georgetown and others. Lectured on trial practice to bar and trial associations in 43 states on trial practice. Published numerous papers and published law review articles.
  • Published an article in Trial Expert and two articles for Lawyers USA, Trial Expert, 2009
  • Concerns the value of a trial lawyer, • A Tribute to Trial Lawyers, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Advocate, Vol. 16, No. 9, December, 1990
  • Article about closing arguments, Summation: The Last Hurdle, Trial, Vol. 28, No. 9, September, 1992
  • Combating Juror Bias, Trial, P 30, June 2000
  • Co- Author with David Wenner, Reframing the Model, Trial Magazine, 2008
  • How to prepare a case for trial considering how a jury decides issues., The Weight of Morals, Mores, and Beliefs in the Courtroom, Trial, June, 2015, 2015
  • Regarding jury selection, Co-author • Cusimano, G, and Wenner, Selecting the right jury, Lawyers USA May , 2009

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Numerous trial and settlement results exceeding a million dollars. Member of Million Dollar Roundtable. Lead trial attorney in a record amount verdict in County of Practice which has held for over 25 years.Worked as a lawyer or consultant on several cases resulting in settlements of over a hundred million dollars and involved in a trial (consulting) that resulted in a verdict of over a billion dollars, and a settlement resulting in over a billion dollars. Acted as Trial Consultant in Case in Birmingham Alabama in favor of HealthSouth resulting in a verdict of 3.86 billion.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Association of Trial Lawyers of America, now American Association for Justice. Champion of Justice Award from Alabama Association for Justice, Honored with a Symposium called Cusimano Sypposium held annually by the Alabama Association for Justice. Received the Leonard Ring National Champion of Justice Award from the American Association for Justice. Received the Thurgood Marshall Award from the American Plaintiff Trucking Lawyers Association.

Educational Background:

  • University of Alabama 1965 BS; Juris Doctors 1968 University of Alabama Law School

Industry Groups

  • ABOTA
  • Alabama Appleseed (founder And Charter Member
  • Alabama Association For Justice
  • Alabama Bar Foundation
  • American Association For Justice
  • American Bar Foundation
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Office Location for Gregory S. Cusimano

153 South 9th Street
Gadsden, AL 35901

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Last Updated: 8/29/2019

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