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Jeremy L. Retherford

Partner Birmingham
(205) 226-3479
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Education
  • University of Mississippi School of Law
    J.D., 2003, magna cum laude, Mississippi Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief, Moot Court member
  • University of North Alabama
    B.B.A., 2000, cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Tennessee, 2009
  • Mississippi, 2004
  • Alabama, 2003
About Jeremy
Jeremy is recognized for his ability to understand his client’s goals and help them achieve them in an efficient manner.
Q&A
  • Which courts or agencies do you most often appear before on behalf of your clients?

    It depends on the matter. A number of disputes begin in state or federal district court.  However, these disputes often end up in federal bankruptcy court. I am licensed in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

  • What types of clients do you represent?
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?
MORE ABOUT Jeremy
  • Management and dissolution of foreclosed property: Represents regional bank in day to day management of foreclosed property and in the sale of that property.
  • Protection of trade secrets in bankruptcy:  Protected manufacturer’s trade secrets when parts supplier entrusted with these secrets filed chapter 11 bankruptcy.
  • Creditor disputes: Routinely represents creditors in disputes under intercreditor agreements as well as loan participations and syndications.
  • Article 9 sales: Represents creditors in the recovery of personal property collateral and the sale of that collateral in accordance with Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Receiverships: Represents creditors in the appointment of receivers in state and federal courts. Also represents the court-appointed receiver.
  • Lender liability claims: Routinely defends claims asserted against lenders by borrowers and guarantors.
  • Transaction structuring: Represents various parties in the structure of transactions to take into account the risk of default and bankruptcy.
  • Fraudulent transfer/preference litigation: Represents creditors in the avoidance of fraudulent transfers. Also represents creditors in the defense of fraudulent transfer and preference litigation in bankruptcy.
  • Commercial landlords: Represents landlords in landlord-tenant disputes.
        Education
        • University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 2003, magna cum laude, Mississippi Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief, Moot Court member
        • University of North Alabama, B.B.A., 2000, cum laude
        Courts
        • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, 2003
        • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama, 2003
        • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama, 2003
        • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi, 2003
        • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi, 2004
        • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 2015
        • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2016
        Bar Admissions
        • Tennessee, 2009
        • Mississippi, 2004
        • Alabama, 2003
        Professional Affiliations
        • American Bar Association
        • Turnaround Management Association’s Alabama Chapter, President-Elect

        Awards & Accolades
        • Chambers USA, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
        • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
        • Super Lawyers, 2012-2016
        • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
        • Birmingham Magazine, Top Attorney, 2017
        • B-Metro, Top Lawyer, 2017

         

        Community Involvement
        • Alabama Ballet Board of Directors
        • Downtown Birmingham Kiwanis Club
        • National Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Class of  2012
        • Alabama Leadership Class Initiative of 2010