Mr. Hargrove joined the firm in 1999 and became a shareholder in 2005. He is a member of the litigation department, where he has a broad civil defense practice that includes complex and commercial litigation, construction defects, products liability, defense of state and federal employment claims, and insurance defense. Recently a significant percentage of his practice has focused on the representation of major pharmaceutical manufacturers. Mr. Hargrove has also defended employers in discrimination, retaliatory discharge, and whistleblower claims.
Mr. Hargrove holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Birmingham-Southern College with a major in political science. He graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1999 where he was a member of the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court team and the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board.
Secured defense verdict for insurance company in a case involving claims of breach of contract for failure to pay uninsured motorist benefits; Circuit Court of Montgomery County
Member of trial team that secured defense verdict for major pharmaceutical company related to products liability claim alleging prescription medication caused heart attacks; Circuit Court of Jefferson County
Member of trial team that secured defense verdict for major pharmaceutical company related to products liability claim alleging prescription medication caused heart attacks; 13th Judicial Circuit, Hillsborough County, Florida
Obtained summary judgment for local brick manufacturer related to a contract and products liability claim; Circuit Court of Montgomery
Obtained summary judgment in case involving breach of contract, negligent installation and fraud against a local HVAC installer; Circuit Court of Autauga County
Obtained summary judgment in case involving a local lawyer and law firm in a legal malpractice claim; Circuit Court of Montgomery
Obtained summary judgment for plaintiff land owner in a property line dispute; Circuit Court of Autauga County
Obtained dismissal of action filed against local lawyer and law firm in a claim alleging legal malpractice; Circuit Court of Montgomery County
Pro Bono Award
Montgomery County Grievance Committee
John A. Campbell Moot Court Board
Jessup International Moot Court Team
The Order of Barristers
Mr. Hargrove is a member of First United Methodist Church, where he serves on the Administrative Board. He is also a Sunday school teacher and Young Life Montgomery board member. In addition, Mr. Hargrove serves as a little league baseball coach, and recently organized a 5K Run for a local charity.