Mr. Bostick graduated, cum laude, from Birmingham-Southern College in 1992. He received his law degree and his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Alabama in 1996. While in Law School, he was a member of the Alabama Law Review and also was a member of the winning team in the John A. Campbell Moot Court Competition, a competition which emphasizes both oral and written appellate advocacy.
After completing law school, Mr. Bostick began his professional career in 1996 as a law clerk to United States District Judge C. Lynwood Smith, Jr. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. Mr. Bostick has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law in the Birmingham area since 1997, and has been with Ogletree Deakins since 2000. He has considerable experience representing employers in employment-related litigation in both federal and state courts. He has defended employment lawsuits pending before each of the federal districts in Alabama, the Alabama Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He has also successfully represented employers before numerous administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration.