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Michael L. Edwards

Of Counsel
  • (205) 226-3401
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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?

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      Credentials

      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
      • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
      • American Board of Trial Advocates
      • Arbitrator and Mediator
      • Alabama State Bar and Birmingham Bar Association, numerous leadership positions
      • Alabama Law Foundation and 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
      • The Best Lawyers in America, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Securities/Capital Markets Law – Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Antitrust Law, Arbitration, Mediation
      • Chambers USA, Alabama, General Commercial Litigation, Senior Statesman
      • Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2008 – Present
      • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star