Daniel D. Sparks - Christian & Small LLP

Daniel D. Sparks

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 205-250-6670

Dan Sparks is head of Christian & Small’s Creditor & Lender Rights Practice Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and business litigation involving creditors’ rights, consumer finance, lender liability and injunctive relief. Dan represents commercial lenders, debt buyers, corporations, Trustees, individuals and other secured and unsecured creditors in all aspects of commercial litigation, loan workouts, loan restructuring, asset recovery, foreclosure and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy.

He spends a significant amount of his time representing creditors in all bankruptcy courts in Alabama and the Southeast. Among his extensive list of clients are several financial institutions, including Federal Express Credit Association, Synovus Bank, Aliant Bank, First Commercial Bank, Bank of Tuscaloosa, Commercial Bank and Trust, Coastal Bank, Regions Bank, Oakworth Capital Bank, Alamerica Bank and First Partners Bank.

Additional Information

Professional & Community Involvement
  • Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute: Director, 2016
  • American Bankruptcy Institute: Member
  • American Bar Association: Member
  • American Bar Foundation: Fellow
  • Alabama State Bar: Member
  • State Bar of Georgia: Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association: Member
  • International Referral Group, exclusive Alabama member for the Insolvency Group
  • St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Publications & Presentations
Awards & Recognition
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized in Chambers USA for Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Alabama
  • Selected for inclusion in Alabama Super Lawyers® in the field of bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights
  • Selected for inclusion in Alabama Super Lawyers® Top 50 Attorneys in Alabama
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights; insolvency and reorganization law; commercial litigation; bankruptcy litigation; and banking and finance litigation
  • Listed as “Top Attorney” in fields of banking and bankruptcy forBirmingham Magazine
  • Listed as one of the Birmingham Business Journal’s “Best of the Birmingham Bar”
Samford UniversityJ.D. 1985University of GeorgiaAB 1981
American Bankruptcy Institute

Office Location

Financial Center, Suite 1800
505 North 20th Street
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Commercial, Creditors' and Debtors' Rights, Creditors' Rights, Foreclosures, Lender Liability, Litigation, Out-of-Court Workouts, Trustee Representation, Workouts and Restructurings)
Commercial Litigation (Banking, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy and Creditors'-Debtors' Rights, Breach of Contract, Business Disputes, Civil Litigation, Commercial Disputes)
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Other Information

Gender: Male