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Walter M. Beale Jr.

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  • (205) 226-3436
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  • Cumberland School of Law
    J.D., 1970
  • Auburn University
    B.S., 1967
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 1970
About Mac
Mac Beale is, according to his peers, skilled in handling complex corporate transactions. He has substantial experience in many areas, and has handled much bond work for power companies.

- Chambers USA

  • What types of clients do you represent?

    I primarily represent publicly-held companies and their boards of directors.  I have also regularly represented non-profit organizations.

  • What do you find most exciting about your work?

    I very much enjoy working with accomplished corporate executives and assisting them in attracting and acquiring capital necessary to operate and grow their businesses.

  • How are you involved in your community?

Select Matters

  • Senior Note Offering: Served as issuer's counsel on sale of $400 million 30-year senior notes for public utility client. (2016)
  • Advising Board of Directors: Provide advice to board of directors of a publicly held company on how best to deal with subsidiaries to avoid parent-company liability for subsidiaries' obligations. (2015)



    • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1970
    • Auburn University, B.S., 1967
    Bar Admissions
    • Alabama, 1970
    Professional Affiliations
    • Birmingham Bar Association
    • Alabama State Bar
    • American Bar Association, Member of Council of Section of Public Utilities, Communications & Transportation Law
    Awards & Accolades
    • The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, 2003 – Present
    • Super Lawyers 
    • Chambers USA, Corporate/Commercial 
    Community Involvement
    • Lakeshore Foundation, Board Member, Former Chairman
    • Cathedral Church of the Advent, Senior Warden Emeritus