CONTACT INFORMATION

504-619-6148

EDUCATION

  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D, 2013
    • Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow, Legal Writing Mentor
    • Joint Degree Students of Cumberland, Secretary
    • Student Bar Association, Class Representative
  • Samford University, Brock School of Business,  M.B.A, 2013
  • Auburn University, B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude, 2008
    • Marketing, International Studies

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • All State Courts of Louisiana
  • All State Courts of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

M. Ali Barnes |  Associate

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Construction Law  |   Employment and Labor Law |  Commercial Litigation   |   Transactional Law  |  Insurance Law

Ali Barnes joined the firm as an associate in 2020.  Ali practices primarily in the areas of construction law, commercial litigation, employment and labor law, transactional law, and insurance law. Prior to joining the firm, Ali served as a prosecutor in Mobile, Alabama, at the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office, prosecuting felonies and misdemeanors at the district and circuit court levels. She also served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Mobile. In addition to her courtroom involvement, she also has significant experience in the insurance industry, working for a family business on complex estate, trust, and insurance matters.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

M. Ali Barnes  |  Associate

abarnes@rllaw.com
504-619-6148

Ali Barnes joined the firm as an associate in 2020.  Ali practices primarily in the areas of construction law, commercial litigation, employment and labor law, transactional law, and insurance law. Prior to joining the firm, Ali served as a prosecutor in Mobile, Alabama, at the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office, prosecuting felonies and misdemeanors at the district and circuit court levels. She also served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Mobile. In addition to her courtroom involvement, she also has significant experience in the insurance industry, working for a family business on complex estate, trust, and insurance matters.

EDUCATION

  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D, 2013
    • Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow, Legal Writing Mentor
    • Joint Degree Students of Cumberland, Secretary
    • Student Bar Association, Class Representative
  • Samford University, Brock School of Business,  M.B.A, 2013
  • Auburn University, B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude, 2008
    • Marketing, International Studies

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • All State Courts of Louisiana
  • All State Courts of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association
  • American Bar Association