HGD Partner Erik Heninger has been selected to serve as Co-Chair of the Birmingham Bar Association Grievance Committee. The Grievance Committee works in conjunction with the State Bar Grievance process by conducting investigations into complaints against attorneys in the Birmingham Area.
Currently, Erik represents the 10th Judicial Circuit (Birmingham) as an elected member of the Board of Bar Commissioners for the Alabama State Bar. As part of his Commissioner responsibilities, Erik sits on the Alabama State Bar Character & Fitness Committee and the Disciplinary Rules & Enforcement Committee, Finally, he has been a member of the Birmingham Bar Executive Committee since 2016. Erik is “AV Preeminent” Rated by Martindale-Hubbell – the highest possible distinction conferred by both professional peers and judges.
Erik also earned the honor of a Civil Law Trial Advocate from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 2020. In 2013, he was inducted as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), an invitation-only organization committed to preserving the right to trial by jury. Erik is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society, and a member of Order of Juris an honorary trial order.
Erik was also recently named “Top 50 Lawyers in Alabama” a third time by Super Lawyers in 2021.