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Mike Edwards and Michael Taunton Contributed to Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law Regarding the Enforcement of Arbitration Awards in Alabama

Mike Edwards, partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and member of the Litigation Practice, and Michael Taunton, attorney in the firm’s Birmingham office and member of the Litigation Practice, contributed to a Practice Note for Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law publication entitled, “Enforcing Arbitration Awards in Alabama.” The article discusses how to enforce arbitral awards in Alabama state and federal courts. The attorneys discussed the procedure for confirming an arbitration award in Alabama and the grounds on which a party may challenge enforcement under Alabama and federal law, including the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, the Federal Arbitration Act, and the Alabama Arbitration Act. The resource also briefly explains the procedure for vacating, modifying, or correcting an arbitral award in Alabama.