Product Liability – Lead and national/regional coordinating counsel for Ford Motor Company for past eight years in MS, AL, SC and NC. Tried to verdict 10+ high exposure jury trials. Throughout career, defended 100+ product cases.
Gordon Sproule leaves no stone unturned. From the smallest detail to the biggest arguments, Gordon looks for every advantage for his clients. Whether he is preparing and researching on his own, or working as a team, he brings unwavering professionalism and poise to every facet of a defense case.
Since 1996, Gordon has served as lead counsel garnering success in numerous high exposure product liability and nursing home jury trials. He represents automobile manufacturers and distributors in both product liability and warranty cases throughout the Southeast where he has served as lead trial and coordinating counsel in Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina. All across Alabama, he represents nursing homes in medical malpractice and premises liability cases. His passion and concern for his clients can be seen in the many client relationships he has developed over the years. For Gordon, hard work is the only path to success and every challenge becomes another problem-solving opportunity and a chance to show his clients how far he is willing to go for them.
In his free time, Gordon enjoys spending quality time with his wife, Tracy, and supporting their two children in competitive sports and activities. Gordon and Tracy also volunteer their time to numerous charitable causes.
Gordon earned his BS from Vanderbilt University and his JD from Georgia State College of Law.
Bar & Court Admissions
Alabama State Bar - 1996
Georgia State Bar - 1996
Mississippi State Bar - 2011
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Birmingham Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
International Association of Defense Counsel
Nursing Home – Selected to represent national nursing home entity in all medical malpractice cases in the state of Alabama. Throughout career, defended 20+ nursing home cases.03
Automobile Warranty – Successfully tried three cases to defense jury verdicts. Throughout career, defended 60+ cases for major automobile manufacturers/distributors, including 11 cases in GA and AL.04
Insurance Defense – Successfully tried 10+ to jury verdicts as lead counsel. Throughout career, defended 400+ cases, including slip & falls and construction defect.05
Voluntary dismissal obtained for a development client in a construction defect case after five days of trial. (2014)06
Mobile, Alabama – A nursing home in medical malpractice case where plaintiff’s counsel requested $2 million dollars at trial. (2013)07
Mobile, Alabama – A nursing home in medical malpractice/wrongful death case, involving a stage IV decubitus ulcer. (2013)08
Clarksdale, Mississippi – Ford Motor Company in a rollover crash involving the deaths of three minors. (2012)09
Jefferson County, Mississippi – Ford Motor Company in a rollover crash resulting in a quadriplegic injury. (2012)10
U.S. District Court / Southern District of Mississippi – Ford Motor Company in a crashworthiness case involving a paraplegic injury. (2012)
Resources & News
...Gordon Sproule leaves no stone unturned. From the smallest detail to the biggest arguments, Gordon looks for every advantage for his clients. Whether he is preparing and researching on...02
...Gordon Sproule and Charles Fleming of Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart successfully defended a Mobile, Alabama nursing home in a medical malpractice case that was arbitrated in August 2013. The...03
...On July 21, 2016, Gordon Sproule and Charles J. Fleming, Jr. secured a defense verdict on behalf of a nursing home in a medical malpractice case that was tried...04
...lawyers Gordon Sproule and Patrick Strubel represented Ford. This was their second defense verdict for Ford in less than a month in Mississippi. The most recent case involved a single...05
...March 20, 2012 Gordon Sproule and Patrick Strubel of Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP recently obtained a defensive verdict for Ford Motor Company following a twenty-one day trial in...06
...Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart attorneys Gordon Sproule and Charles Fleming obtained a defense verdict for a Mobile, Alabama nursing home in the Circuit Court of Mobile County, Alabama on...07
...Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart attorneys Gordon Sproule and Charles Fleming obtained a defense verdict for a Mobile, Alabama nursing home in the Circuit Court of Mobile County, Alabama on...08
...– Defendants Kelly May Litigation – Real Estate Walt Price Insurance Law Jim Shaw Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants Gordon Sproule, Jr. Product Liability Litigation...09
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Distinctions & Contributions
Listed by The Best Lawyers in America for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants since 201402
Listed by Super Lawyers (2010, 2015-2016)03
Speaking engagements at several trial strategy seminars04
Author of “Desk Reference of Operating Procedures and General Economics of Law”; an article pertaining to small and medium-size firms and a quarterly update on professional malpractice issues.