NextGenBHM Law 2022 Award Winner: Attorney Emily Irvin Curran

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NextGenBHM Law 2022 Award Winner: Attorney Emily Irvin Curran

Pittman, Dutton, Hellums, Bradley & Mann, P.C. attorney Emily Irvin Curran has been named as an honoree for the NextGenBHM Law 2022 series by the Birmingham Business Journal — a prestigious local honor.

Attorney Emily Irvin Curran of Pittman, Dutton, Hellums, Bradley & Mann, P.C. has been selected as a NextGen Law 2022 honoree by the Birmingham Business Journal. The NextGenBHM award is meant to highlight up-and-coming professionals in fields like law, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, and real estate.

Emily is an Alabama native, a graduate of Auburn University and Samford University, and an attorney at the civil litigation firm of Pittman, Dutton, Hellums, Bradley & Mann, P.C. She was honored at the NextGenBHM award ceremony in Birmingham’s Lakeview District with other rising stars who help our city and community thrive.

If you’re in need of award-winning legal representation, contact our firm online or by calling ​​(205) 322-8880. Our attorneys have collectively secured over $3 billion in compensation for ​​individuals, families, and small businesses in Alabama and nationwide.

To learn more about Emily’s career and this prestigious award, read on.

Meet Emily Irvin Curran, Attorney at Pittman, Dutton, Hellums, Bradley & Mann, P.C.

Attorney Emily Irvin Curran is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar Association, and The Junior League of Birmingham. Hailing from Eufaula, Alabama, she is married to Jason Curran of Elba, Alabama, and mother to daughter Lucy. She enjoys participating in sports, community enrichment through sports, and watching Auburn football.

Emily is a graduate of Political Science from Auburn University, with a J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. She consistently showed distinction in law school as an honoree of the Dean’s List at Cumberland, the President of the Public Interest and Community Service organization, and the Vice-Chair of the Cordell Hull Speakers Forum.

As a law student, Emily served on the Pro Bono Task Force Committee of the Alabama State Bar. She went on to receive the Spirit of Service Award for her pro bono work.

“Pro bono” is the shortened form of the Latin phrase pro bono publico, which translates as "for the public good." In law, it means legal aid provided at low or no cost as a service to benefit an individual in need or the community at large.

How Are NextGenBHM Winners Selected?

The eligibility requirements for the 2022 NextGenBHM series asked for local professional individuals under the age of 35. Selections were made based on factors like:

  • Contributions made to their companies
  • Their role in the industries they served
  • The likelihood that they’ll become a key leader in their field
  • Their role in the community overall

Industries considered included banking/finance, accounting, real estate/construction, healthcare, innovation, law, technology, manufacturing, and other enterprises relevant to Birmingham, aka the Magic City.

Nominations were open to the public, and an editorial panel at the Birmingham Business Journal selected the winners based on tangible examples of their accomplishments.

Contact Proven Birmingham Attorneys

We at Pittman, Dutton, Hellums, Bradley & Mann, P.C. are immensely proud of Emily’s recognition and accomplishments. We are honored that her good works have been acknowledged as valuable contributions to the law and to Birmingham.

Our firm has been named as a 2023 “Best Law Firm” in the Birmingham metropolitan area by The Best Lawyers in America® organization, a distinction we would not have without the stellar work of the award-winning lawyers on our team. Emily’s efforts are a crucial part of the legal services we provide to our clients.

If you need representation for car, truck, or premises liability accidents, we can help you. The same goes for families seeking wrongful death damages, or individuals and businesses harmed by defective products or fraudulent consumer practices. Our case results include real settlements and verdicts for ordinary people in Birmingham, throughout Alabama, and across the nation.

Contact Pittman, Dutton, Hellums, Bradley & Mann, P.C. today by calling ​​(205) 322-8880. Work with proven attorneys to secure the justice you deserve.


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