Company: Haskell Slaughter & Spratling, LLC
Location: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Wyatt Rushton Haskell, Lawyer at Haskell Slaughter & Spratling, LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in bond law.
Mr. Haskell comes from a lineage of lawyers, with his grandfather being one of the most prominent lawyers in Alabama. Growing up, this had an impression on him, along the advice his father gave him about being his own man and doing something that involved intellectual ability. The result has been leading a successful career for more than five decades. Mr. Haskell has been at his present firm, Haskell Slaughter & Spratling, LLC as a partner since 1973. Prior to working at the firm, he garnered experience as a staff attorney at Southern Natural Gas Co. and as an associate at Bradley, Arant, Rose & White.
On top of these positions, Mr. Haskell has been a visiting professor at the University of Alabama Law School. From 1965 to 1966, he had the opportunity of being a visiting research assistant at the University of Muenster. Furthermore, Mr. Haskell has been a lecturer at the National Association of Bond Lawyers. In his own academic pursuits, he graduated with an AB from Amherst College in 1961, and with an LTA from Yale University in 1965. That same year, Mr. Haskell was admitted to the Alabama Bar.
In recognition of his work, Mr. Haskell has received accolades from the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He was recognized as an Outstanding Philanthropist in 2005, and has the honor of a Thomas Pope Fellowship with Trinity College. He maintains professional affiliation with the American Bar Association, the Alabama Bar Association, the Birmingham Bar Association and the Mountain Brook Club. On a civic level, he has been a chairman of the State of Alabama Ballet, as well as served on the board of directors for the Alys Stephens Center, the Alabama Symphony Association, the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Alabama Shakespeare Fest.
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