James R. Sturdivant - Sirote & Permutt, PC

James R. Sturdivant

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Jim represents and defends clients in criminal and white collar matters, whether brought by the U.S. Justice Department, the Alabama Attorney General, the United States Attorney, or local district attorneys. A former federal prosecutor, he represents individuals and corporate clients facing federal grand jury and law enforcement investigations, as well as securities fraud and tax allegations. He assists businesses, professional, governmental and nonprofit organization on strategies to avoid becoming the target of an investigation and he aggressively represents his clients at trial. In addition to white collar cases, Jim’s state court criminal practice also focuses on alcohol and substance abuse issues. Jim also maintains a diverse civil and commercial litigation caseload.

University of Alabama School of LawJ.D. 1987Auburn UniversityBA 1984
American Bar Association

Office Location

2311 Highland Avenue South
P.O. Box 55727
Birmingham, AL 35255-5727
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: White-Collar of the Birmingham Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in DUI/DWI Defense of the Birmingham Metro Area
James R. Sturdivant has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!James R. Sturdivant has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Government Investigations, Governmental Investigations, Internal Investigations, Litigation, Securities Fraud, Tax-Evasion Defense)
DUI/DWI Defense

Other Information

Gender: Male