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Education
  • The University of Alabama School of Law
    LL.B., 1966, Editorial Board, Alabama Law Review
  • The University of Alabama
    B.A., 1964
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 1966
About Michael
He is good at handling complex matters and is a lawyer you look for if you have a case you have to win.

- Chambers USA

Q&A
  • What types of clients do you represent?

    I represent financial institutions, health care providers, attorneys and accounting firms.  I focus my practice on complex business litigation. 

  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

    The most exciting part of my work is having the opportunity to work with my clients to help them achieve their goals and to develop a legal strategy to challenging circumstances. I enjoy challenging cases and appreciate the trust my clients have in my ability to help them resolve the issue. 

  • What previous experience, prior to your work at Balch, influence your practice?
MORE ABOUT Michael
      Education
      • The University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1966, Editorial Board, Alabama Law Review
      • The University of Alabama, B.A., 1964
      Bar Admissions
      • Alabama, 1966
      Professional Affiliations
      • Alabama Law Foundation, Fellow
      • Alabama State Bar, numerous leadership positions
      • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator – Commercial Panel, Mediator
      • American Board of Trial Advocates
      • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
      • Birmingham Bar Association, numerous leadership positions
      • Birmingham Bar Foundation, Fellow
      • Birmingham Inn of Court, Master and President from 2001 – 2003
      • University of Alabama School of Law, Adjunct Professor, Advanced Evidence
       
      Awards & Accolades
      • Chambers USA, Alabama, General Commercial Litigation, Senior Statesmen
      • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star
      • The Best Lawyers in America, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution – Arbitration and Mediation, Securities/Capital Markets Law – Litigation, Antitrust Law
      • Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2008 – Present