Randy Haynes is a partner at Morris, Haynes, Wheeles, Knowles & Nelson. Born October 25, 1956, Randy earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in 1979 from Davidson College where he received a North Carolina Fellow Scholarship. In 1983, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama Law School. While at Alabama, Mr. Haynes was named Outstanding First Year Student and to the Order of the Barristers and was a member of the 1982 Alabama National Moot Court Team.
Since 1988, Mr. Haynes has served as Municipal Judge of Alexander City. In addition to the state bar, he is a member of the American Association for Justice, serving on the President’s Council, and the Alabama Association for Justice, serving as President from 2001-2002 and currently as a member of the Executive Committee. He is also the current Chairman of the Tallapoosa County Democratic Party and a past President and Campaign Chairman for the Lake Martin Area United Way. Recently, he was inducted as a Fellow into the Alabama Law Foundation.
Mr. Haynes concentrates his practice on litigation; his case work primarily involves product liability, railroad, trucking, and wrongful death cases, as well as consumer litigation. He has handled numerous cases for families with multi-million dollar recoveries from both trials and settlements, including a recent $3.99 million personal injury verdict in Troup County, Georgia. In addition, Mr. Haynes has also represented several small businesses against insurance companies or large businesses resulting in multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Mr. Haynes has been selected to represent multiple District Attorneys in cases brought pursuant to the Alabama Deceptive Trade Practices Act.