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Elizabeth Taylor |  Duncan B. Douglass |  Memrie M. Fortenberry |  John Bolus |  F. Wendell Allen |  Larry Childs |  Cason Kirby |  William B. Hairston III |  Michael G. Rediker |  Scott Corscadden |  A. J. Bahou |  Leah Campbell
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Embassy Suites - Hoover - Birmingham, Alabama



Those who represent banking interests are faced with ongoing challenges and changes in today’s economy.  Staying current with the ups and downs of this unpredictable environment is more necessary than ever.  Join us for this practical and timely seminar, where top experts will provide the up to date information that you need.



Elizabeth Taylor Related Seminars and Products

Elizabeth Taylor serves as the Head of Government Affairs and Economic Development and as Assistant General Counsel. She and her team are responsible for advocating for Regions and its constituents at the local, state and federal level, as well as helping to coordinate and develop regulatory policy and advocacy.  When she joined Regions in 2017, Ms. Taylor served as Head of Regulatory Policy.Prior to joining Regions, Ms. Taylor worked for the International Franchise Association as chief legal officer and chief of staff.  Earlier, she was a federal lobbyist handling capital access, tax, labor, and healthcare issues for the association.  Before joining IFA, Ms. Taylor spent almost ten years working in the United States Senate, including as chief counsel to three different senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee and as chief counsel for the ranking member of the Privacy, Technology, and the Law Subcommittee.  During her time on the committee, she handled the confirmations of two U.S. Supreme Court nominations and numerous congressional investigations as well as legislative and oversight matters.  Ms. Taylor began her career in D.C. working for her home state member, U.S. Senator Fred Thompson.  Ms. Taylor earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Rhodes College and a Juris Doctor from American University’s Washington College of Law.  Ms. Taylor is the Chair of the Government Relations Committee of the ABA’s Card Policy Council.

Duncan B. Douglass Related Seminars and Products

Duncan Douglass co-leads Alston & Bird’s Payments & Fintech Group and focuses on transactions and regulatory issues related to retail and wholesale payment systems and products.  Duncan regularly advises financial institutions, fintechs, payment processors, retailers, payment system operators, and trade associations in connection with traditional and emerging C2B, B2C, B2B and C2C payment systems and technologies, including real-time payments, card payments, ACH and check-based payments, virtual currency custody and transfers, and wires.   Duncan is a frequent lecturer and author on various topics involving electronic payment systems, is Chair of the Editorial Board of the Fintech Law Report, and is Chair of the Deposit Products and Payment Systems Subcommittee of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee.

Memrie M. Fortenberry Related Seminars and Products

Memrie is an experienced lawyer with a focus on bank regulatory and compliance matters. She regularly advises clients on a broad range of federal and state financial services regulations and laws, including Bank Secrecy Act, fair lending, and other consumer protection regulations.  Memrie is a certified community bank compliance officer and represents a broad range of banks, lenders, and other financial institutions with significant experience serving as outside counsel for community banks. Memrie is also a presenter with the Bankers Compliance Task Force.   While in law school at Mississippi College School of Law, Memrie served an externship for Judge Neil P. Olack of the US Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Mississippi. Prior to entering law school, she completed the management development associate program at Trustmark Bank and went on to work as a corporate services officer.

John Bolus Related Seminars and Products


Maynard Nexsen PC

John is a shareholder at Maynard Nexsen PC, where he has served in prior years as co-chair of its Financial Institutions and Fiduciary Litigation Group. As a litigator, John has a long history of representing banks and other financial service companies in individual and class-wide lender liability cases, in complex collection disputes, in securities class actions and shareholder derivative actions, and in a variety of other types of individual, class-wide, or mass actions.  These cases have included jury trials, arbitrations, and class and mass action litigation in state and federal trial and appellate courts in Alabama, Mississippi, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, New York, California, and other states. John also has conducted targeted internal investigations for financial institutions and other financial services companies, and has defended banks and other financial service companies in connection with regulatory investigations. The Maynard Nexsen firm is a long-time member of the Alabama Bankers Association, and John is a regular attendee of programming of that industry group. He was a founding Board member of a local Birmingham bank.  John has also served on the Board of Governors of the Association of Life Insurance Counsel and as its delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates.  He also has served his local and state Bars on boards, task forces, and as a judicial liaison. John was elected by his peers to a seat on the Jefferson County Judicial Commission, which nominates candidates to the Alabama Governor to fill unexpired terms of circuit judges in Jefferson County. In addition, he serves on the Board of Trustees of the United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit Historical Society.  He has taught a variety of continuing legal education courses on trial practice and procedure, internal investigations, and developments in substantive law.

Larry Childs's Profile

Larry Childs Related Seminars and Products

Holland & Knight LLP

Mr. Childs received his B.A. from The University of Alabama, magna cum laude, and his J.D. from the University of Virginia where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. He is co-head of Waller Lansden's Trial and Appellate Practice Section and frequently represents financial institutions. He was a law clerk to Senior Judge Seybourn H. Lynne of the Northern District of Alabama. Mr. Childs is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association, Alabama State Bar, Tennessee Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also served on the Business Entities Committee of the Alabama Law Institute, and was a member of the Alabama Consumer Information Privacy Study Committee. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Alabama Super Lawyers.

Cason Kirby Related Seminars and Products

Holland & Knight LLP

Cason Kirby is a commercial litigation partner in Holland & Knight's Birmingham office. His practice includes a broad range of commercial disputes, with particular experience in business competition issues. Mr. Kirby regularly represents clients in the financial services and insurance sectors in restrictive covenant enforcement, trade secrets disputes, and unfair competition and business tort claims.  Mr. Kirby also has extensive experience counseling corporate officers, directors and shareholders on fiduciary duty and shareholder rights issues, including litigating minority shareholder oppression and breach of fiduciary duty claims. He has also defended a large law firm in multiple fraud and legal malpractice claims.  In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Kirby served in a leadership role on an Alabama Law Institute drafting committee for Alabama's first-in-the-nation non-disparagement obligation statute, which was signed into law in 2021.

William B. Hairston III Related Seminars and Products

Mr. Hairston is currently a solo practitioner providing business and succession planning guidance to select clientele.  He previously worked for 39 years at the Engle Hairston & Johanson firm in Birmingham and has also served as an adjunct professor at Cumberland School of Law.  He received his J.D from The University of Alabama School of Law and his B.S. from Cornell University.  He is a member of the Alabama Law Institute, Alabama Bar Association, ABA, and the Birmingham Bar Association and has given numerous CLE presentations .

Michael G. Rediker Related Seminars and Products

Olsen Palmer LLC

Michael Rediker leads the Community Bank practice at Porter White & Company. He has spent more than a decade advising financial institutions on a wide range of corporate finance matters including mergers, acquisitions and capital offerings. In addition to his time serving community banks, Mr. Rediker has worked in the retail and commercial real estate industries in various investment banking and finance officer capacities. He is a graduate of the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Scott Corscadden's Profile

Scott Corscadden Related Seminars and Products

Mr.  Corscadden is presently employed by the Alabama State Banking  Department as the Supervisor, Bureau of Loans. As Supervisor, he is  responsible for the administration and regulatory supervision of  licensees under the Alabama Consumer Credit Act, Alabama Small Loan Act,  Alabama Pawnshop Act, Alabama Mortgage Brokers Licensing Act, Alabama  Deferred Presentment Services Act and Alabama SAFE Act. Prior to  accepting the position of Supervisor he was with the financial  institutions group at the law firm of Miller, Hamilton, Snider &  Odom in the Birmingham office. He also served as the General Counsel for  the Alabama State Banking Department from 1994 through 2001. He holds a  law degree from The University of Alabama School of Law and a Bachelor  of Arts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Mr. Corscadden  also serves as the Ombudsman for the Nationwide Multistate Licensing  System. He has trained at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and  served as a panelist on several continuing education programs as well as  seminars presented by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.

A. J. Bahou's Profile

A. J. Bahou Related Seminars and Products

A.J. Bahou is Bradley's Artificial Intelligence (AI) Practice Leader and an intellectual property attorney who focuses on the intersection of law and technology.  As a transaction attorney and trial lawyer, he has extensive experience in the areas of computer technologies, including artificial intelligence, virtual reality, medical devices, computer hardware, blockchain, software, and internet security systems in the healthcare and financial arena.  A key part of A.J.’s practice includes FinTech Transactions, M&A Diligence, Financial Services Technology, and regulatory issues related to Data Privacy and Security.  A.J. earned his B.S.C.E. from Tennessee Tech University, a Masters of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with honors from The Johns Hopkins University, and a Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of New Hampshire.

Leah Campbell Related Seminars and Products

Leah Campbell relies on her 22+ years of banking law experience to help national and regional bank clients resolve their most complex legal issues. Her prior role as senior counsel at Deutsche Bank AG in New York gave Leah unique insight into banks’ business operations, the risks they face, and how to provide solutions in any area of law.  Leah advises bank clients on virtually all areas of the legal spectrum, including regulatory issues, transactions, warehouse lending, pre-litigation risk, and compliance with federal and state law. An important part of her practice includes reviewing and advising on financial technology contracts when banks partner with fintech companies and other third-party vendors. 

Leah has advised national mortgage servicers on FDCPA claims, loan finance companies on UDAAP claims, and banks on OFAC-related issues. She also provides intellectual property guidance in M&A and corporate structuring matters and advised on GDPR implementation and cross-border encryption issues.  Prior to joining Bradley, Leah served as senior counsel in the Cyber/Intellectual Property/Information Technology group for Deutsche Bank. In that capacity, she was responsible for negotiating outsourcings, software license agreements, SaaS agreements, consulting services agreements, commercial leases and construction agreements.  She received her B.A. from The Evergreen State College and her J.D. magna cum laude, from Tulane University Law School.


Embassy Suites - Hoover

2960 John Hawkins Parkway, Birmingham, Alabama 35244, United States
(205) 985-9994