Richard Broughton is a partner in the Montgomery office and has been practicing with the firm for over 28 years. Mr. Broughton maintains an active practice defending product liability, general liability, casualty, trucking, aviation and industrial accident cases. Mr. Broughton also regularly defends veterinarians and other similar professionals in both Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (ASBVME) matters and civil lawsuits. Mr. Broughton has been a member of the Alabama Bar Association since 1981, and is admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit along with the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama. He is also a member of the Montgomery County Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar, the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute.
Mr. Broughton received his B.S., in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama in 1973. He worked for Union Camp Corporation as a Chemical Engineer in the Power Plant Operations, Waste Treatment, Environmental Control, and Energy Conservation areas from 1973 through 1978. He received his J.D., from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1980, and worked as a Law Clerk and Staff Attorney for the Honorable John C. Tyson, III, on the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals from 1981 through 1984.
He is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County. Mr. Broughton and his wife, Caroline, are the parents of two adult children. An avid golfer, Mr. Broughton’s other hobbies include visiting with his grandchildren, fitness, and University of Alabama sports.