Hill Hill Carter Franco Cole & Black, P.C. is pleased to announce Attorney Michael M. Eley has joined the firm in its Montgomery office. His practice will focus primarily on workers’ compensation issues for individual companies, self-insured funds, and insurance companies.
Mr. Eley is an accomplished trial attorney with over 40 years’ experience. The courts of various jurisdictions regularly appoint him as a mediator in both worker’s compensation and employment matters. He has litigated in almost every county in the State of Alabama and federal courts.
“We are very excited to welcome Mike to the firm,” said Managing Shareholder David W. Henderson. “He is a well-respected and accomplished attorney. He is a valuable addition to our team.”
After graduation from Cumberland School of Law and before going into private practice in 1986, Mr. Eley served as an Assistant Attorney General in the White Collar Crime Division. During his five years at the Attorney General’s office, he tried or prosecuted over 500 trials and pleas of guilt. At only 27 years of age, Mr. Eley was named head of both the Medicaid and Welfare Fraud. He is a founding partner and the former managing shareholder of Webb & Eley.