Al is an associate in Burr & Formans Birmingham Office, where he practices in both the Transportation and Commercial Litigation Sections. His practice primarily involves the proactive defense of occupational injury cases brought against clients under the Federal Employers Liability Act.
Al practices in the area of railroad defense litigation with a concentration on cases involving suits under the Federal Employers' Liability Act, whistleblower claims, trespasser injuries, property damage claims, and other third-party injuries. He also focuses on the defense of heavy industry clients in personal injury claims, as well as product liability matters.
Al's personable and enthusiastic approach to litigation has quickly made him a favorite within the firm and with clients. He was chosen as an inaugural member of the Birmingham Business Alliance's “On Board Birmingham” as one of the city's leaders in the young professional arena and was inducted into Birmingham's Rotaract Club. He currently serves on the firm's Recruiting Committee and Technology Team.
Prior to joining the firm, Al attended the University of Alabama on a Presidential Scholarship, where he majored in English and Political Science. He attended the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he received the Dean's Merit Scholarship for academic achievement, the Scholar of Merit Award in Torts and Criminal Law, and was an Editor on the Cumberland Law Review.
Honors & Awards
Phi Alpha Delta, Cumberland
Vice-President, Cumberland Public Interest & Community Service Organization
Author, “Why Are Chapter 13 Debtors Still “Standing” in their Battle for Trustee's Avoidance Powers?: A Call to Resolve the Current Circuit Split, ” Cumberland Law Review, Vol. 43:2:311