Attorney John Pennington

About Me

Mr. Pennington represents people with claims against long-term disability insurance companies. This includes individual claims, as well as those governed by the Employees Retirement Income Security Act ("ERISA"). He also represents claimants seeking disability benefits under the Social Security Act, including claims for SSI and Disability Insurance Benefits. Mr. Pennington has represented several thousand Social Security disability benefit claimants. He frequently receives referrals of disability cases from other attorneys, as well as from health care professionals. He represents Social Security claimants at both the Administrative and Federal Court levels. He frequently represents claimants before the Administration in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
Alabama State Barsince 1986
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabamasince 1986
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuitsince 1987
Supreme Court of the United Statessince 2011
My Education
Cumberland School of LawJuris Doctor - 1986
University of Alabama BirminghamBS - 1978
Florida State University
My Memberships
American Association for Justice
Alabama Association for Justice
Birmingham Bar Association
Multiple Sclerosis Board of Trustees 2002 to 2006

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Social Security Disability Law since 2013
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Representative Verdicts & Settlements
Williams v. United of Omaha, 2013 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 141563
Received the Following Awards
Birmingham Magazine's List of Top Attorneys for ERISA

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