Firm Overview

Chenault Hammond, P.C., is a full service law firm located in the heart of North Alabama and has been for over sixty-seven years. Chenault Hammond, P.C. was established in 1949 by William L. Chenault, Jr. Mr. Chenault was a sole practitioner until joined by his son and current firm President, William L. “Billy” Chenault, III in 1974. A few years later, in 1979, Billy’s law school classmate, Stephen V. Hammond, joined the firm after serving for five years as corporate council for Exxon Company USA in New Orleans, Louisiana.

In the nearly forty years since, our Decatur office has allowed for a practice which easily encompasses the Decatur, Athens, Florence, Huntsville, Cullman, and Birmingham areas. Meanwhile, Chenault Hammond remains anchored by William L. “Billy” Chenault, III and Stephen V. Hammond, who now serves as Vice-President. To further grow the practice, the firm brought on associates Erick K. Pratt in 2002 followed by Laura Terry Powell in 2011.

Chenault Hammond, P.C. has an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.