Mary Beth Mantiply has served the legal needs of the people and businesses of south Alabama since graduating from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1980. During the past 30 years, Mary Beth has successfully represented hundreds of clients in civil cases, both as plaintiffs and defendants. Mary Beth served as the attorney for the Mobile County Commission and the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office from 1985 to 1988, was a founder and Master Barrister of the local chapter of the American Inns of Court and has been recommended by Best’s Directory of Recommended Insurance Attorneys since 1986. Although Mary Beth has obtained 7-figure settlements for her clients in the past, she obtained her first jury verdict for a client in excess of $1,000,000 in November of 2012 in the Baldwin County case of Moody v. United Nonwovens, LLC. This eight-day trial was a complex commercial litigation involving numerous cross-collateralized loans, fraud, mortgages, UCC documentation, insurability issues and stockholder rights.
Mary Beth represents numerous local businesses and governmental entities and has successfully pursued claims for them in the BP litigation, both within the Class Settlement and directly against BP under the Oil Pollution Act.