Overview

Ms. Hampton is an experienced litigator who has represented international corporations, governmental agencies and states, and individuals in complex business disputes in both federal and state courts. Ms. Hampton’s litigation has focused on a variety of regulatory schemes in the environmental, financial, and administrative law sectors. In the environmental sector, she has extensive experience in National Environmental Protection Act and Oil Pollution Act litigation, as well as natural resource damage assessments and restoration planning.

As in-house counsel for an R1 research institution, Ms. Hampton counseled institutional leaders on all varieties of day-to-day compliance and adversarial matters. In particular, Ms. Hampton specialized in FOIA and open meeting issues, litigation, real property, and research compliance. She has also served as an adjunct instructor of pretrial advocacy at a Top 25 law school and enjoys training and mentoring young attorneys.

Ms. Hampton approaches both basic and complex counsel with out-of-the-box thinking that keeps an end goal of practical and positive results for her clients in mind.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee

Experience

  • In-house counsel for R1 research institution
  • Associate in private practice with governmental litigation and compliance focus
  • Adjunct professor of pretrial advocacy

Representative Matters

  • Represented state in largest natural resource damage settlement and recovery in history
  • Represented museum in largest repatriation of Native American ancestors in history of Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
  • Obtained summary judgment for Fortune 500 companies under TILA and RESPA
  • Obtained summary judgment for financial institution for federal and state mortgage fraud claims
  • Performed over thirty pro bono matters to completion since barring

In the News

Education

  • The University of Alabama School of Law (J.D. 2015)
  • The University of Alabama (B.A. 2012)

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana