James E. Vann

James E. Vann: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C. (109 Attorneys)
  • 2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Jim is a member of the Business and Financial Services Practice Group. Jim represents banks and other lenders in connection with all types of lending and workout activities, including commercial and industrial loans and real estate loans. Jim represents developers and owners of multi-family, industrial and other commercial real estate in the acquisition, sale, leasing and financing of such properties. Jim serves as general counsel to various businesses and companies, advising the clients on a broad range of business issues and coordinating delivery to them of our firm’s legal services.

Awards & Accreditations

•Best Lawyers in America
•Chambers USA
•AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Professional Profile


•The Best Lawyers in America
•Banking and Finance Law, 2012-2019
•Chambers USA, Banking, and Finance, 2017-2018
•AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
•Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney, Commercial Real Estate, 2009

Thought Leadership

•Represents clients in many areas of business law and finance
•Represents clients with respect to real estate development
•Represents clients in Section 1031 tax deferred exchanges
•Represents lenders and borrowers in both real estate and asset-based loans


Sirote & Permutt Announces 47 Attorneys Selected as The Best Lawyers in America for 2016 - 8/17/2015
Sirote & Permutt Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America for 2015 - 8/19/2014
Best Lawyers Recognizes 46 Sirote Attorneys as the Best Lawyers in America for 2014 - 8/16/2013
Best Lawyers Recognizes 43 Attorneys from Sirote & Permutt as the Best Lawyers in America for 2013 - 11/5/2012
Birmingham Magazine Recognizes 17 From Sirote As Top Attorneys - 3/10/2009

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Banking & Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Secured Lending
  • Financial Institutions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-930-5484  Phone
205.212.3806  Fax
University Attended:
Montevallo University, B.S., cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1981
Year of First admission:
1981, Alabama

•Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
•American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
•Birmingham Bar and Alabama State Bar Associations

Birth Information:
Birmingham, Alabama, 1953

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