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Gregory A Cade

Gregory A Cade

2160 Highland Ave
Birmingham, Alabama 35205
United States

Telephone: 205-328-9200
Firm: Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
Practice Overview:
Primarily focused on cases dealing with asbestos-related injuries, Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. handles cases with diligence, personal approach, proactive counseling and advocacy through extensive experience. Founded in 1990 and located in Birmingham, Alabama, the law firm provides legal representation nationwide and builds a trust-based relationship with each client. Offers free consultations.


Professional Profile:
Gregory A. Cade is an attorney specialized in Environmental and Occupational Law who has successfully represented thousands of clients throughout the Southeastern region of the U.S. over the course of his career. He is also the chairman of Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. which he joined in 1993 as an investigator and litigation paralegal. Gregory A. Cade has been recognized as a specialist in Environmental Trial Attorneys by the AATA and has also been deemed one of Birmingham’s Top 40 Under 40, a prestigious award offered to successful young professionals for their remarkable achievements.

His primary area of practice is asbestos mesothelioma, having assisted numerous Americans who have been affected by pleural mesothelioma or other asbestos-related conditions following prolonged occupational or environmental exposure during his vast legal experience of 20 years. The attorney has efficiently aided clients who have been intentionally or negligently exposed to these carcinogenic minerals in the process of filing a lawsuit against asbestos manufacturers or companies, thus obtaining the financial compensation they were eligible for. Gregory A. Cade’s personal vision can be summed up as “Know your case”, which has also been the leading principle throughout his professional practice. He approaches each asbestos litigation case from both a personal, humane point of view and a legal perspective in order to ensure the most positive outcome for his clients.

Gregory A. Cade received his Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Science and Mathematics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health in 1991 and completed a master’s program in Occupational Health, Safety and Industrial Hygiene at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1996. Subsequently, the attorney obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Miles School of Law in 2001. Over the course of his legal practice, Gregory A. Cade was the recipient of an impressive number of awards, including Alabama’s 2011 and 2012 Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell’s AV Preeminent Rating for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards and Birmingham Magazine’s Top Attorneys in 2011. He is also a member of several groups and associations such as the National Registry of Environmental Professionals, the American Bar Association, as well as the Magic City Bar Association.

Gregory A. Cade has also been an environmental consultant and OSHA compliance expert for a brief period of time, his work focusing on groundwater contamination and worker exposure to hazardous substances in various industries such as petroleum processing and steel manufacturing. The attorney has worked closely with epidemiologists, toxicologists and other scientists at the UCLA School of Public Health as well, which undoubtedly represented a great opportunity during which he substantially expanded his knowledge on the detrimental health effects of occupational and environmental exposure to toxic agents. Additionally, Gregory A. Cade is Registered Environmental Manager of the National Association of Environmental Professionals.

The fundamental professional motivation of Gregory A. Cade is represented by his avid interest in the legal system, as well as by his passion for science, particularly for chemistry and biology. Desiring to pursue a career which would cater to both of his passions, he decided to become an environmental attorney, a profession which Gregory A. Cade considers to be very rewarding. Although asbestos cases are often extremely difficult and challenging to resolve, the attorney is permanently bound to provide his clients with support and quality legal representation. Thus, asbestos victims can successfully obtain the compensation they are entitled to from companies which turn a blind eye to asbestos use and exposure or completely neglect the issue.

UndergraduateUniversity of AlabamaM.P.H.1989
LawMiles College Law SchoolJ.D.2001
OtherUniversity of AlabamaB.S.1991

Affiliations & Memberships:
The American Bar Association
Miles College Board of Trustees, 2015
National Association of Environmental Professionals, Registered Environmental Manager, 2004
National Registry of Environmental Professionals
American Association for Justice, Benzene Litigation Division
Alabama Association for Justice, and one of Alabama's Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Birmingham, Alabama's 2005 "Top 40 Under 40"
Alabama’s 2011 and 2012 "Top 100 Trial Lawyers"
Birmingham Magazine 2011 "Top Attorneys"
Magic City Bar Association
Arbitrator for the Eagle Pitcher Asbestos Trust
Martindale Hubbell's AV Preeminent Rating for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards