Peter James Hardin

Peter James Hardin: Attorney with Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • Shareholder at Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
  • 2311 Highland Avenue South, P.O. Box 55727, Birmingham, AL 35205
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Peter is a key member of our Corporate & Securities Group who represents companies in a variety of complex matters including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, financings and trademark and copyright issues. Peter is also a member of our Banking & Finance Practice Group, our Privacy and Data Security Practice Group and our Health Care Group. As a trusted advisor to his business clients, Peter regularly handles a wide range of issues across a variety of industries, including banking, technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, conservation easements, financial services and real estate.

Professional Profile

Peter advises clients in diverse industries, including technology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, conservation easements, financial services and real estate.


•The Best Lawyers in America
•Real Estate, 2018
•Corporate Law, 2019
•AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Thought Leadership

•Regularly represents companies in connection with both public and private securities offerings, mergers, acquisitions, financings and other corporate transactions
•Represents clients in all of the above industries regarding technology licensing matters, trademark registration and enforcement and copyright issues
•Extensive experience in all aspects of venture capital and private equity transactions, including, negotiation and documentation of venture capital, angel investment and other financing transactions, impact of the Sarbanes Oxley Act, and investment adviser, investment company and broker dealer regulation
•Admitted to practice before the US District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Alabama
•Represents businesses in all stages of development, ranging from newly formed entities to publicly traded entities, engaged in a wide variety of industries, including the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, telecommunications, software, computer hardware, internet, health care and banking industries

Speeches & Publications

•Author, “Drafting and Negotiating a Franchise Agreement Checklist”, Practical Law Company, March 2013
•Author, “The Franchise Rule and its Disclosure Requirements”, Practical Law Company, March 2013


Sirote Legal Alert: The Changing Tax Climate - 12/10/2012
Sirote’s Bush And Hardin To Be Panel Members At Small Business Conference - 4/21/2009

1997-1998. Symposium Editor, Cumberland Law Review, 1998. Member: Birmingham and American Bar Associations.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Health Care
  • Community Banking
  • Conservation Easements
  • General Counsel Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Securities
  • Startup & Emerging Companies
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademarks
  • Financial Institutions
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-930-5392  Phone
205.212.3805  Fax
University Attended:
University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.S., 1993
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; 1998, Alabama

•Birmingham, Alabama and American Bar Associations

Specialist, U.S Army Reserve, 1985-1993
Birth Information:
Onslow County, North Carolina, March 13, 1967
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