Spain & Gillon - Eugene P. Stutts

Eugene P. Stutts

Retired Partner

Areas of Practice:


Gene is a Retired Partner with Spain & Gillon. His point of contact is Brian Cash.

Gene concentrated his law practice in business, commercial and personal injury defense litigation.

Before entering practice, Gene served a one year term as Law Clerk to United States District Judge H.H. Grooms, and for two years following his clerkship, served as Chief of Intelligence with the United States Army, Provost Marshall Office in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

He has served as president of the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association and has been an active lecturer on behalf of various continuing legal education programs. He is a member of the Downtown Kiwanis Club and the Monday Morning Quarterback Club. Gene is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association, American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association for the Northern District of Alabama, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (Board of Directors from 1979-1982, Vice President from 1984-1986, Secretary-Treasurer from 1989-1990 and President from 1991-1992).

Gene is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.


  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • Alabama State Bar


  • LL.B, University of Alabama, 1967
  • B.S., University of Alabama, 1965

Contact Gene:

Legal Assistant:
Sue Copeland, (205) 581-6296

Mailing Address:
Spain & Gillon, LLC
505 20th Street North, Suite 1200
Birmingham, AL 35203


Meet Gene:

Eats for breakfast:

Favorite Book:
Blood and Money is a book I’ll never forget.

The Eagles

Favorite thing about practicing law:
Helping people and companies solve their problems.

Alabama sports and golf