About this office:
With 115 attorneys in five offices, Sirote & Permutt handles corporate transactions, business and financial services, estate planning and litigation on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, family-owned businesses and high net worth individuals.
Our professionals not only serve clients, but also the communities in which we live and work. "Sirote Supports" is an initiative that honors programs dedicated to health, education and the arts.
Since its founding in 1946, Sirote has developed strong client relationships by providing quality, sophisticated legal services.
The firm's long and impressive history began after World War II when Morris Sirote and Edward Friend, Jr. joined forces with James Permutt to establish a law office in Birmingham, Ala. Karl Friedman soon joined the group, and together these men built one of the Southeast's largest and most respected corporate law firms.
Sirote & Permutt represents clients throughout the United States from its offices in Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile, Alabama and Fort Lauderdale and Pensacola, Florida.
Sirote is Alabama's only member of the Law Firm Alliance, an international association of more than 50 law firms, which by membership gives the firm access to high quality local experts throughout the world.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
Antitrust Law, Appellate Litigation, Banking & Financial Institutions, Bankruptcy & Creditor's Rights, Class Action Litigation, Collections, Commercial/Business, Construction Law, Copyrights & Technology, Corporate & Securities, Domestic Law, Education Law, Employee Benefits, Environmental, Natural Resources & Toxic Torts, Estate Planning & Probate, Governmental Affairs, Health Care, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Landlord/Tenant Law, Mediation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mortgage Services, Municipal Law, Non-Profit and Tax-Exempt Organizations, Patents, Pension & Profit Sharing, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Public Finance, Real Estate Development & Finance, Tax and Government Contract Law, Workers' Compensation, White Collar Criminal Defense.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Beneficiary Designations: Have You Checked Yours Lately?
Katherine N. Barr, March 23, 2015
When most people think of estate planning, Wills and Trusts come to mind first. Often, however, the beneficiary designation placed on life insurance policies, retirement plan accounts and other accounts with the option to transfer by beneficiary designation, such as Pay-on-Death (POD) or...
Year Established: 1946
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All Attorneys are Members of the Alabama State Bar or Florida State Bar unless otherwise indicated.
(For Biographical data on Mobile Attorneys, see Professional Biographies at Mobile, Alabama; for Biographical data on Huntsville Attorneys, see Professional Biographies at Huntsville, Alabama)