As a member of the Wilmer & Lee Government Contracts Practice Group, and the firm’s Litigation Group, Kimberly Rucker focuses her practice on litigation with an emphasis on government contracts and employment litigation.
Kimberly makes every effort to help clients navigate the sometimes complex and difficult waters of government contract protests and litigation with as little interruption to her clients’ business operations as possible. Kimberly is committed to the thorough analysis of each client’s legal matter and partnering with them to chart a course for meaningful resolution.
Kimberly takes pride in taking the knowledge and skills she acquired while conducting program and financial audits of Federal Government agencies and contractors to benefit her legal clients. Kimberly’s clients trust her with their government contract and employment litigation needs because she has experience adjusting to new challenges quickly and using her skill set to develop solutions for her client’s business needs.
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
United States Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Professional and Community Activities
Alabama State Bar, Character and Fitness Committee (Present), Diversity Committee (Present), Minority Pre-Law Conference Committee Member (2012 – 2015), Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee (2012 – 2013).
Huntsville Madison County Bar Association, Grievance Committee (2014– Present), Executive Committee (2013 – 2014), Diversity Pipeline Committee Chair (2010 – 2011)
Alabama Lawyers Association, Member, President (2012 – 2013)
University of Alabama School of Law Farrah Alumni Society Board of Trustees, Secretary-Treasurer (2016 – Present)
North Alabama African American Chamber of Commerce
THRIVE Alabama Board Member (2017 – Present)
Huntsville Hospital Foundation Development Council, Board Member (2013 – 2016)
Village of Promise Math Tutoring Program, Volunteer (2014 – 2015)
Harris Home for Children Board of Directors, Member (2009 -- 2014), Secretary (2010 -- 2011)
Alabama A&M University Community Development Corporation Board of Directors, Member (2009 – 2011), Vice President (2010 – 2011)
Foster Children’s Alliance Board of Directors, Member (2009 – 2012), Vice-President (2010 – 2012)
Huntsville Committee of 100 Young Professionals, Member (2012 – 2014)
Accolades and Honors
SuperLawyer, Mid-South Rising Star, 2016 - Present
SuperLawyer, Alabama Rising Star, 2013 – 2015
North Alabama African-American Chamber of Commerce, Young Professional of the Year, 2010
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Kimberly enjoys spending time with her husband and their two children which includes watching football (ROLL TIDE!), traveling, and serving North Alabama through community projects at their church, Calvary Assembly. Kimberly visited more than 15 countries to conduct audits of foreign governments before attending law school and moving to Huntsville.