Charley M. Drummond is a partner at the Birmingham insurance defense firm of FISH NELSON & HOLDEN, LLC. Charley focuses his practice primarily on legal matters involving workers’ compensation, employers’ liability, OSHA and FMCSA regulation. Charley also has extensive experience in assisting businesses with other legal issues, including labor and employment matters, transportation/logistics law, contract litigation, and general liability matters. Charley was born and raised in Jasper, Alabama and received his B.S. Degree in Business Management from the University of Alabama in 1998. He earned his J.D. Degree from Birmingham School of Law, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2009. 

Charley is the Immediate Past Chair of both the Alabama State Bar Workers’ Compensation Section and the American Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation & Employer’s Liability Law Committee. He also serves on the Board for the Alabama Chapter of the Risk & Insurance Management Society (RIMS), and is an active member in good standing of the Alabama State Bar, the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Organization (AWCO), the Alabama Workers’ Compensation Defense Lawyers Association (AWCDLA), the Alabama Defense Lawyers’ Association (ADLA), the Alabama Self-Insurers Association (ASIA), Birmingham Bar Association, American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Section (TIPS), and Montgomery Claims Association. Charley is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars for other attorneys, judges, insurance adjusters, risk managers, and employer representatives, and is a former adjunct professor of workers’ compensation law at Birmingham School of Law. 

Charley is active in fundraising and community-awareness activities for Muscular Dystrophy Association of Alabama, and renders pro-bono legal assistance to families of children affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Outside of work, Charley enjoys spending time with his sons, Will & Jett.