Royal Dumas & Morgan Chappell Join Rushton Stakely Law Firm


Rushton Stakely is pleased to announce that Royal Dumas and Morgan Chappell have joined the firm. Prior to joining Rushton Stakely, Mr. Dumas practiced in a Montgomery firm primarily focused on corporate representation. He has litigated a wide range of civil cases with an emphasis in defending complex commercial, funded and unfunded pension plans, aviation, and professional malpractice claims. His experience in this area includes litigation of individual cases, multi-district and class action litigation, both at the local and national level.  Mr. Dumas graduated from Hartt School of Music with a Bachelor of Music degree in Classical Guitar Performance; from Southern Methodist University with a Master of Music in Classical Guitar; and from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served on the Alabama Law Review and as the Co-Chair of the Campbell Moot Court Board.

Mrs. Chappell practices civil litigation with an emphasis on corporate and business litigation and labor and employment law. After graduating from law school, Mrs. Chappell clerked for a Circuit Court Judge in South Carolina and later practiced in another Montgomery firm. Mrs. Chappell received her Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Clemson University and her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from The University of Mississippi School of Law, where she served as an Executive Editor of the Mississippi Law Journal.