Ernest H. Hornsby

  • Mr. Hornsby has served as court appointed class counsel in several class actions, and was appointed in May, 2004 as 1 of 3 members of the Claimants’ Advisory Committee by the United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, to implement the Dow Corning Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization for the resolution of breast implant claims nationally and internationally. He has extensive trial experience with jury trials in various jurisdictions and has lectured to a variety of legal groups concerning litigation of tort claims.

    Areas of Practice

    • Class Actions – Plaintiff
    • Complex Litigation
    • Multidistrict Litigation
    • Personal Injury – Plaintiff
    • Medical Products & Devices
    • Pharmaceutical Products
    • Construction Defect Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation

    Litigation Percentage

    • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

    Bar Admissions

    • Alabama
    • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
    • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Claims


    • University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, AL

    Published Works

    • Tax Assessments, Tax Sales and Tax Deeds in Alabama, 25 Alabama Law Review Spring 1973
    • Adequate Warnings and Learned Intermediary in Implant Cases, Vol. 1, No. 6 Medical Legal Aspects of Breast Implants

    Honors and Awards

    • Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society

    Professional Associations and Memberships

    • Houston County Bar Association President – 1982-1983
    • American Bar Association Section on Litigation – Member
    • Alabama State Bar Business Torts Section – Member
    • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association Member, Board of Governors – 1981-1987
    • American Association for Justice Member

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