Claire Hyndman Puckett

Claire Hyndman Puckett advises the firm's education and local government clients with regard to a broad range of issues, including employee misconduct, tenure, teacher certification rights and obligations, student rights, employment discrimination, general contractual matters, and regulatory compliance. Ms. Puckett has defended the Jefferson County and Birmingham Boards of Education, among others, in employment discrimination, civil rights, and tenure related litigation. Ms. Puckett is of counsel to the firm.


  • Cumberland School of Law,  Samford University, Juris Doctor, 2002
  • Southern Methodist  University, Bachelor of Arts, 1998


  • Alabama (2002)
  • United States Court of Appeals for 11th Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama


Telephone: 205.251.2881