Lee R. Benton

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  • 2019 Third Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35203
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Phi Delta Phi. Member, Cumberland Moot Court Board. Author: Comment, "The Tort of Bad Faith: A Perspective Look at the Insurer's Expanding Liability," p. 241, Vol. 8, No. 1, Cumberland Law Review, Spring, 1977. Law Clerk to Justice Richard L. Jones, Alabama Supreme Court, 1977-1978. Treasurer, Birmingham Bar Foundation.

American Bar Foundation (Life Fellow).

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Business Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Secured Transactions
  • Corporate Reorganization

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205.278.8000  Phone
205.278.3492  Fax
University Attended:
Auburn University, B.S., 1974
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., cum laude, 1977
Year of First Admission:
1977, Alabama; 2001, Tennessee; 2008, U.S. Supreme Court; 1977, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
Birmingham (President, 2007-2008; Executive Committee, 1993-1995; Chairman, Grievance Committee, 1990), Federal and American (Member, Litigation Section) Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar (Chairman, 1988, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section); Alabama Trial Lawyers Association; Birmingham Bar Foundation (Member, Executive Committee, 2011).
Birth Information:
Birmingham, Alabama, September 5, 1951
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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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