E. B. (Chip) Chiles IV, a Managing Member of Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers (AAAL) at the 2017 AAAL Spring Meeting held in Boston, Massachusetts, April 6-8, 2017.
Since its founding in 1990, AAAL has committed itself to advancing the administration of justice and promoting the highest standards of professionalism and advocacy in appellate courts.
Membership in AAAL is reserved for experienced appellate advocates who have demonstrated the highest skill level and integrity. Nominations to the organization can only be made by current Fellows and a nominee’s practice must have focused substantially on appeals during at least the last 15 years. Nominees are thoroughly vetted by the legal and judicial communities in a confidential process and must be elected to the fellowship by the board of directors. Because of these high standards, Academy Fellows rank among the “Who’s Who” of appellate practice in the jurisdictions where they appear. Academy membership is limited to 500 members in the United States.
Mr. Chiles focuses his practice on business-related dispute resolution, including trial and appellate practice in state and federal courts. His primary areas of practice include complex business litigation, class-action litigation, product-liability litigation, employment litigation, and ERISA litigation.