Jerome K. Lanning

Jerome K. Lanning: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP AV stamp icon
  • Of Counsel at Butler Snow LLP (363 Attorneys)
  • One Federal Place, 1819 Fifth Avenue North, Suite 1000, Birmingham, AL 35203
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As a member of the Finance & Real Estate Group, Jerome focuses on business and commercial transactions, and real estate law.


•AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America
•Real Estate Law, 1983-2019

In the News

•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•Firm Ranked #2 for 2016 Healthiest Employers by BBJ
•18 Lawyers From Dwindling Johnston Barton Join Birmingham, Ala., Office of Butler Snow
•Butler Snow Expands Birmingham Office - 19 Attorneys Join

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Real Estate Development and Finance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(205) 297-2242  Phone
(205) 297-2201  Fax
University Attended:
Amherst College, B.A., 1963
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1965
Year of First Admission:
1965, Alabama


• Alabama State Bar Association
• Birmingham Bar Association
• American Bar Association

Reported Cases:
Experience; Significant experience in representing developers, owners, operators, investors and users in all aspects of real estate, including land acquisition, finance, construction, leasing and sales. Counsels clients on real estate matters involving development, partnerships and joint ventures, buying, selling and exchanging of real estate, leasing and other complex commercial real estate transactions. Serves as general counsel to the Freshwater Land Trust, a Sec. 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization which acquires land for waterbed protection, and routinely advises and assists landowners regarding conservation easements and related tax opportunities and strategies.

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Birmingham, Alabama

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