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Doug Jones, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, and his wife Louise wave to supporters before his victory speech Dec. 12 in Birmingham, Alabama. Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore, a one-time GOP pariah who was embraced by the Republican Party and President Donald Trump even after facing allegations of sexual impropriety.

Whatever the political allegiances and demographic shifts that aligned Tuesday to elect G. Douglas Jones as Alabama’s first Democratic U.S. senator in two decades, one thing is certain.

Big Law threw its support behind Jones, 63, a founder of Birmingham, Alabama-based Jones & Hawley, who beat Republican candidate Roy Moore in a special election for the Senate seat once held by current U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III.

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings ($10,600); Maynard Cooper & Gale ($7,750); Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz ($5,525); and Adams and Reese ($3,800) are among Jones’ top 20 campaign donors, according to data gathered by The Center for Responsive Politics’ OpenSecrets website, which notes that lawyers and law firms were the largest contributors to Jones with a collective $140,233. That contrasts with the $156,475 that the legal industry gave to Moore, a former judge accused of sexual misconduct by nine women.

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