Benjamin B. Coulter: Lawyer with Burr & Forman LLP

Benjamin B. Coulter

Birmingham,  AL  U.S.A.
Phone(205) 458-5420

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Practice Areas

  • Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Banking & Financial Institution Disputes
  • "Bet the Company" Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Fiduciary, Trust & Estate Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • UCC Litigation
  • Unfair Competition & False Advertising Litigation
  • Appellate
University Baylor University, B.A., 1994-1998; Wayne State University, M.A., 1998-1999
Law SchoolSamford University Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2007-2010
Admitted2010, Alabama; US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; US District Court - Middle District of Alabama; US District Court - Northern District of Alabama; US District Court - Southern District of Alabama; US District Court - Northern District of Florida

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
Alabama State Bar
Birmingham Bar Association
Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court


Ben is a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation group where his clients include community, regional and national banks business owners; insurance companies; and individuals involved in business disputes, consumer protection, real property disputes, false advertising, non-compete agreement enforcement and contract matters, and securities fraud.

Ben has assisted in the defense of banks and related entities, and their employees, in mortgage, securities and financial fraud cases, and consumer protection claims, the defense of a industrial container business against false advertising claims, and clients of all types in title dispute matters.

Prior to practicing as a commercial litigator, Ben spent several years as a debate coach and instructor in the Department of Communication Studies at Samford University. He has been involved with debate since high school, and participated at the college level as a student (a member and president of the Debate Team at Baylor University) and a coach (coaching at Wayne State University and Samford University).

Professional Associations

American Bar Association

Alabama State Bar

Birmingham Bar Association

Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court

Honors & Awards

Order of the Barrister, Cumberland School of Law, Member

Named executive editor of the Cumberland Law Review

Community Involvement

East Lake Arts District, Board of Directors

Alabama Volunteer Lawyers Program, Participant

Birmingham Volunteer Lawyer Program Participant

Homeless Experience Legal Protection (H.E.L.P.), Participant

Legal Eagles Educational Program, Participant

Birmingham MS Leadership Class of 2013


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Reverse Churning: Don't Fall Asleep at the Wheel
Benjamin B. Coulter,Rhett Owens, July 17, 2014
It is obvious that broker-dealers and their registered representatives, and investment advisors, must be careful in making recommendations to clients. But the recent increase in regulatory interest relating to inaction in a client account should also give pause to members of the securities...

FINRA Sends Transition Bonus Disclosure Rule to SEC
Benjamin B. Coulter,Al F. Teel, May 23, 2014
In a move designed to increase transparency between its member firms’ registered persons (“representatives”) and their former clients when they move from one firm to another, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") recently submitted FINRA Rule 2243 to the...

“Interim Final” Volcker Rule Approved
Benjamin B. Coulter, January 31, 2014
On December 10, 2013, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and Securities Exchange Commission announced the “final rules” implementing § 619 of...
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Benjamin B. Coulter

420 North 20th Street, Suite 3400
BirminghamAL 35203


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