Capell & Howard P.C. Attorneys At Law Montgomery & Auburn/Opelika, AL

Robert F. Northcutt


(334) 241-8083


Bob Northcutt received his B.A. from Birmingham-Southern College and his J.D. degree from the Cumberland School of Law. He has regularly served as a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Alabama for more than twenty years. Bob served as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Section for many years and has served as a member of its Board of Directors. He is a native of Dothan, Alabama and is listed in Best Lawyers in America.

Bob has over forty years experience in all types of civil litigation, in arbitration and in state and federal court. His practice primarily includes cases alleging wrongful death, personal injury, products liability, commercial disputes, church disputes, anti-trust, discrimination, insurance, fraud, bad faith, asbestos and toxic torts. Bob serves as statewide counsel for two Fortune 500 companies, and routinely defends cases throughout the State. Bob has defended numerous state agencies and governmental entities and serves as counsel for the Receivership Division of the Alabama Department of Insurance. He has defended numerous § 1983 claims against corrections officers. Bob successfully represented the State and its insurers in the largest arbitration of its type brought pursuant to state statute.


J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 1977

B.A., Birmingham-Southern College, 1974

Bar Admissions


Admitted To Practice

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law

The Outstanding Lawyers of America

Marquis Who’s Who in American Law

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating Award

Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International

Delta Theta Phi

Publications and Lectures

Lecturer, “A Guide to Effective Opening and Closing Arguments,” a program sponsored by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office and the General Liability Trust Fund

Lecturer, “Communications with Employees of Parties Represented by Counsel and Related Ethical Issues”

Memberships, Affiliations, and Activities

Alabama State Bar

American Bar Association

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Chancellor for the Alabama-West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church

Defense Research Institute

Fellow, Alabama Law Foundation

Past Member of Staff-Parish Relations Committee, First United Methodist Church of Montgomery

Past Director, Montgomery Rotary Club

Past Director, Montgomery Rotary Foundation

Past President, The Samaritan Counseling Center

Board of Directors member, The Samaritan Counseling Center

Past President, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Social Fraternity

Contact Information

150 South Perry Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104

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