Lawyer Profile

Brad Chynoweth
Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne
2101 West Clinton Avenue, Suite 102
Huntsville, AL, 35805
Phone | 334-242-7997

Law School - University of Georgia School of Law
Bar Admission - 9/27/2013

Law Office Locations: Huntsville

Geographic Areas Served: Madison, Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Marion, Limestone, Lawrence, Winston, Morgan, Cullman, Marshall, Jackson, DeKalb, Cherokee


Brad Chynoweth’s practice focuses primarily on the representation of municipalities, school boards, and counties in civil litigation. He is particularly passionate about the defense of municipalities, police officers, and deputy sheriffs in suits alleging violations of constitutional rights under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. His governmental liability practice involves litigation in both federal and state courts and requires familiarity with complex governmental immunity law.

Areas of Practice:
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Civil Rights Litigation
Local Governments & Municipalities
Education & School Law
Employment Law
Employment Discrimination
Employment Litigation

Alabama, 2013
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
All Alabama Courts

Alabama Bar Association
Huntsville Madison County Bar Association


Brad Chynoweth also represents school boards in a variety of matters, including claims involving the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act as well as state-law tort claims. 

In addition, he represents both public and private employers in employment discrimination lawsuits under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other anti-discrimination laws.


J.D., magna cum laude, 2013, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
    Order of the Coif Articles Editor, Georgia Law Review, 2012-2013 Research Assistant

M.A., 2010, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA Herbert Heidelberger Prize

B.A., 2001, summa cum laude, Auburn University, Auburn, AL Phi Beta Kappa Phi Kappa Phi


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