W. Lee Gresham, III

W. Lee Gresham, III: Attorney with Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC AV stamp icon
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Mr. Gresham has devoted his practice to representing injured individuals and companies in complex product liability, toxic exposure and commercial cases. In recent years, much of Mr. Gresham's work has been devoted to representing individuals who have developed serious injuries or who have died as a result of exposure to asbestos, benzene, lead, arsenic and other toxic substances.

Mr. Gresham also represents hundreds of individuals who have been injured as a result of taking dangerously defective pharmaceutical products, and he regularly represents individuals and companies in securities fraud, breach of contract, shareholder claims and other types of business disputes. In addition to his work as a litigator, Mr. Gresham is corporate counsel for two national companies, for one of which he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and one international company.

Mr. Gresham has earned an "AV" rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which means that his peers have recognized him for achieving "the height of professional excellence" and for exhibiting "the highest levels of skill and integrity."

Mr. Gresham is a member of the Alabama State Bar (Environmental Law Section), and he is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Gresham is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) (Section on Toxic, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical Torts), he is a Sustaining Member of the Alabama Association for Justice (ALAJ), formerly the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association, and he is a member of the Christian Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA).

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Toxic Exposure Litigation
  • Products Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
1-800-241-9779  Phone
205-326-3332  Fax
University Attended:
Auburn University, B.A., English, Squires Honor Society, 1985; Dean's Advisory Committee; Food and Drug Law Book Award
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1994, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; 1996, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama; 1996, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama, and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1989, Alabama
Birth Information:
Birmingham, Alabama, May 19, 1963
Reported Cases:
DaimlerChrysler Corp. v. Ferrante, 637 S.E.2d 659 (Ga. 2006); Carter v. Innisfree Hotel, Inc., 661 So.2d 1174 (Ala. 1995).

Peer Reviews

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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