Archie I. Grubb, IIPrincipal | Fraud
Archie Grubb’s practice focuses on consumer and business litigation, including class actions and whistleblower litigation. Archie recently represented one of six whistleblowers responsible for a $39 million settlement in a False Claims Act case alleging illegal kickbacks and off-label marketing by a pharmaceutical company. Archie is involved in a number of whistleblower cases currently filed under seal in federal courts throughout the country.
Since joining Beasley Allen in 2009, Archie has been lead or co-counsel in the following matters: $3.3 million personal injury settlement; a $575,000 settlement of an insurance coverage dispute; a $400,000 settlement of breach of contract claim between two businesses; a $300,000 settlement on behalf of a consumer in a case alleging fraud, breach of contract, and other claims; a $225,000 settlement for a supplier alleging breach of contract against its buyer; a $200,000 settlement of business claims involving breach of contract and breach of confidentiality; a $162,500 settlement for a manufacturer alleging breach of contract and bad faith against its insurance carrier; and a $150,000 settlement for a merchant alleging breach of contract and bad faith against its insurance carrier.
Archie is currently involved in multi-district class action litigation against Blue Cross/Blue Shield (antitrust), General Motors (defective ignition switches), Takata and various automakers (defective airbags), and Lumber Liquidators (defective flooring). Archie is also co-counsel in two pending class actions related to force-placed homeowners’ insurance.
Archie has successfully tried cases to verdict in Alabama and Georgia, and is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell. He is a 2003 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Law, and was admitted to practice in Alabama in 2003 and Georgia in 2004. He is a 1995 graduate of the University of Alabama honors program, where he received his degree with a double-major in History and Political Science.
Archie is Past President of the Chattahoochee Circuit Bar Association. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Alabama Association for Justice, Montgomery County Association for Justice, and Montgomery County Bar Association. Archie was recognized by the Montgomery County Bar Association in 2012 and 2013 for his pro bono work through the Alabama State Bar's Volunteer Lawyer Program.
Archie presented a CLE lecture on whistleblower cases at Troy State University in 2014. In addition, he gave presentations on various consumer litigation topics at Beasley Allen's Legal Strategies Conference in Montgomery, Ala., in 2010, 2011, and 2013. This is the largest conference of its kind for Alabama attorneys in private practice, annually drawing more than 1,000 attendees. He also spoke on consumer fraud issues at Beasley Allen's Legal Strategies Conference in Atlanta, Ga., in 2011.
Archie serves on the Board of Directors at Brantwood Children’s Home. He is a member of the Administrative Board at First United Methodist Church, where he has also served on the Council of Ministries and as President of the Work Area on Church & Society. In this capacity, he was a leader in forming the Unity Group, a partnership between predominantly black and white Methodist churches in the Montgomery area. He coaches youth basketball at the Montgomery Southeast YMCA and in the Upward program at Vaughn Road Church of Christ.
Archie grew up in Eufaula, Ala., and comes from a long line of attorneys. His late father and grandfather were practicing attorneys in Alabama, and his great-grandfather was a federal judge in Birmingham. He is married to the former Mary Lynn Pugh of Columbus, Ga., and they have two sons, Win and Sam, and a daughter, Kate.
- Alabama (2003)
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama (2003)
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama (2003)
- Georgia (2004)
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia (2006)
- District of Colorado
- Alabama State Bar
- Chattahoochee Bar Association (Past President)
- American Association for Justice
- Alabama Association for Justice
- Montgomery County Association for Justice
- AV Rated
- University of Alabama School of Law (J.D., 2003)
- University of Alabama (B.S., 1995)
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