Firm Profile

Balch & Bingham LLP

Headquarters

1901 Sixth Avenue North, Suite 1500
Birmingham, AL 35203-4642
United States
(205) 251.8100

Firm Details

Balch & Bingham LLP is a corporate law firm recognized nationally for its deep experience and counsel in regulated industries including energy, financial services and healthcare, and its highly regarded practices in business, environmental, government relations, labor and employment and litigation.  The firm includes more than 250 attorneys and lobbyists in offices across the Southeast and Washington, D.C., who are known for a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach. Since its founding in 1922, Balch & Bingham’s commitment to an uncommon, efficient client experience has remained at the core of its mission. For more information, visit www.balch.com

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Alabama in Administrative / Regulatory Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Antitrust Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Mississippi in Energy Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Energy Law with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Environmental Law with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Mississippi in Gaming Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alabama in Public Finance Law with 7 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Gulfport with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Administrative / Regulatory Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Antitrust Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Appellate Practice with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Education Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Jackson in Employment Law - Management with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Energy Law with 9 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Gulfport in Energy Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Environmental Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Government Relations Practice with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Jackson in Labor Law - Management with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Litigation - Real Estate with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Birmingham in Public Finance Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Gulfport in Real Estate Law with 2 lawyers

Contacts

Phillip A. Nichols
Antitrust
205-226-3410
Ed Haden
Appellate
205-226-3485
J. Russ Campbell
Business Litigation
205-226-3438
David R. Boyd
Civil Rights Litigation
205-226-3485
Gregory C. Cook
Class Action Litigation
205-488-5458
S. Allen Baker, Jr.
Construction
205-226-3416
Timothy J. Tracy
Corporate & Securities
205-226-3456
Jesse S. Vogtle, Jr.
Creditor Rights & Bankruptcy
205-226-3465
David R. Boyd
Education
205-226-3485
Michael D. Freeman
Energy and Utility Litigation
205-226-3432
Dan H. McCrary
Energy Regulation and Transactions
205-226-3409
Steven G. McKinney
Environmental & Natural Resources
205-226-3496
R. Bruce Barze, Jr.
Environmental Litigation
205-226-8716
John D. Pickering
Finance, Lending and Leasing
205-226-8752
H. Hampton Boles
Financial Institution Formations, M&A
205-226-3471
W. Clark Watson
Financial Institutions
205-226-3466
Jesse Vogtle
Financial Products & Services
205-226-3465
Michael L. Edwards
Financial Services Litigation
205-226-3401
Scott E. Andress
Gaming
601-965-8160
Peter D. LeJeune
Government Contracts
205-226-8774
Phillip Sprinkle
Healthcare
205-226-3425
R. Bruce Barze, Jr.
Insurance Industry Litigation
205-226-8716
Will Hill Tankersley, Jr.
Intellectual Property
205-226-3424
M. Jefferson Starling, III
Labor & Employment
205-226-3406
J. Russ Campbell
Litigation
205-226-3438
Walter M. Beale, Jr.
Mergers & Acquisitions
205-226-3436
M. Stanford Blanton
Nuclear Energy
205-226-3417
R. Bruce Barze
Products Liability
205-226-8716
J. Foster Clark
Public Finance
205-226-3482
John Pickering
Real Estate
205-226-3471
James A. Bradford
Real Property/Title Insurance Litigation
205-226-3407
Michael L. Edwards
Securities Litigation
205-226-3401
J. Russ Campbell
Sports Agency & Regulation
205-226-3438
David R. Boyd
State and Local Government Litigation
205-226-3485
S. Eason Balch, Jr.
State Governmental Relations
205-226-3461
Bing Edwards
Tax
205-226-3456
Robin G. Laurie
Telecommunications
334-269-3146

Attorneys

Amy Davis Adams
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Trusts and Estates
Matthew A. Aiken
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Health Care Law, Corporate Law
Leslie Garrett Allen
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Energy Law
Thomas G. Amason III
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law
Scott E. Andress
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Gaming Law
Christopher S. Anulewicz
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Recognized For:
Appellate Practice
S. Allen Baker Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Commercial Litigation
S. Eason Balch Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Government Relations Practice, Energy Law, Administrative / Regulatory Law
R. Bruce Barze Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - Environmental, Insurance Law, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Walter M. Beale Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Corporate Law
Kevin W. Beatty
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Municipal Law
M. Stanford Blanton
Lawyer of the Year:
Energy Law (2017)
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Energy Law, Government Relations Practice
H. Hampton Boles
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law, Banking and Finance Law
Walter H. Boone
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate, Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Michael J. Bowers
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Recognized For:
Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
David R. Boyd
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Education Law, Appellate Practice
James A. Bradford
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate
Charles A. Burkhart
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Construction Law, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Steven A. Burns
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
John H. Burton Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Public Finance Law
Gregory P. Butrus
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Energy Law, Government Relations Practice
James A. Byram Jr.
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Environmental Law, Litigation - Real Estate, Insurance Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental
John Russell Campbell
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation
Thomas L. Casey III
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental
J. Foster Clark
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Public Finance Law
William P. Cobb II
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Workers' Compensation Law - Employers, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Kathleen A. Collier
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Public Finance Law
Gregory Carl Cook
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Consumer Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate
Ricky J. Cox
Location:
Gulfport, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Energy Law
R. Pepper Crutcher, Jr.
Lawyer of the Year:
Copyright Law (2017)
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Copyright Law, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
R. Alan Deer
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Corporate Law
Paul J. Delcambre, Jr.
Location:
Gulfport, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
James M. Edwards
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Michael L. Edwards
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Mediation, Arbitration, Litigation - Securities, Litigation - Banking and Finance
Tara P. Ellis
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Gaming Law
Allen M. Estes
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation
Robert P. Fowler
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
J. Thomas Francis Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Public Finance Law
P. Stephen Gidiere III
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - Environmental, Environmental Law
Richard E. Glaze, Jr.
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Recognized For:
Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Environmental Law
Steven B. Greenhut
Location:
Jacksonville, Florida
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
William Curtis Gwathney III
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Public Finance Law
Kelly G. Gwathney
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Corporate Law
Ed R. Haden
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Energy Law, Appellate Practice
Kimberly Hager
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law
James H. Hancock Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Water Law
Douglas B. Kauffman
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Employment Law - Individuals
Cavender C. Kimble
Lawyer of the Year:
Health Care Law (2017)
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Insurance Law, Health Care Law
Randolph H. Lanier
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Lyle D. Larson
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Energy Law
Peter D. LeJeune
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Debra Taylor Lewis
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law
William Dice Lineberry
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Non-Profit / Charities Law, Economic Development Law
Leo E. Manuel
Location:
Gulfport, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Energy Law
W. Joseph McCorkle Jr.
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Insurance Law, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Banking and Finance Law
Dan H. McCrary
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Energy Law
Steven G. McKinney
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - Environmental, Environmental Law
Hugh B. McNatt
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Recognized For:
Insurance Law
James Dartlin Meadows
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Recognized For:
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Armin J. Moeller, Jr.
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management
C. Grady Moore III
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
Phillip Anthony Nichols
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Antitrust Law
James L. Noles Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
Kathryn J. Ottensmeyer
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Public Finance Law
Kelly Fitzgerald Pate
Lawyer of the Year:
Litigation - Labor and Employment (2017)
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - Labor and Employment, Employment Law - Management
Charles B. Paterson
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - Labor and Employment, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation
Thomas L. Penland, Jr.
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia
Recognized For:
Energy Law
John D. Pickering
Lawyer of the Year:
Banking and Finance Law (2017)
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law, Banking and Finance Law
J. Hobson Presley Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Public Finance Law
Eric T. Ray
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
William C. Reeves
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Commercial Litigation
Jeremy L. Retherford
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
John H. Rice
Location:
Gulfport, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law, Banking and Finance Law
Riley W. Roby
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Trusts and Estates
Alan T. Rogers
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Insurance Law
Monica W. Sargent
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Corporate Law
William H. Satterfield
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
Timothy John Segers
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Tax Law
William B. Sellers
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Sean W. Shirley
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation
Jennifer West Signs
Lawyer of the Year:
Real Estate Law (2017)
Location:
Gulfport, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law, Project Finance Law
Jennifer J. Skipper
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Litigation - Insurance
Felton W. Smith
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
William L. Smith, Sr.
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Environmental Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate
John G. Smith
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - Labor and Employment, Litigation - Municipal, Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Marion Jefferson Starling III
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management
S. Chris Still
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Energy Law
Ben H. Stone
Location:
Gulfport, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Gaming Law, Energy Law
Will Hill Tankersley Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Antitrust Law, Trademark Law
Spencer M. Taylor
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Insurance Law
David M. Thomas II
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management
Timothy J. Tracy
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Corporate Governance Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Compliance Law
Andrew W. Tunnell
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Energy Law
Jesse S. Vogtle Jr.
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate, Litigation - Bankruptcy
Christian B. Waddell
Location:
Jackson, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Public Finance Law
Dorman Walker
Lawyer of the Year:
Appellate Practice (2017)
Location:
Montgomery, Alabama
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation, Employment Law - Individuals, Health Care Law, Education Law, Labor Law - Management, Appellate Practice, Employment Law - Management
H. Rodger Wilder
Location:
Gulfport, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Energy Law
Terese T. Wyly
Location:
Gulfport, Mississippi
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
Christopher L. Yeilding
Lawyer of the Year:
Litigation - ERISA (2017)
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - ERISA, Litigation - Health Care, Litigation - Insurance
Lee H. Zell
Location:
Birmingham, Alabama
Recognized For:
Litigation - Banking and Finance, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation - Securities

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Economic Development Law
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Non-Profit / Charities Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Water Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Office Locations

United States

United States

Alabama

Alabama

Birmingham, AL

1901 Sixth Avenue North, Suite 1500

Birmingham, AL 35203-4642

United States

(205) 251.8100

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Montgomery, AL

105 Tallapoosa Street, Suite 200

P.O. Box 78

Montgomery, AL 36101-0078

United States

(334) 834.6500

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 825 South

Washington, DC 20004

United States

(202) 347.6000

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Florida

Florida

Jacksonville, FL

841 Prudential Drive, Suite 1400

Jacksonville, FL 32207

United States

(904) 393.9000

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Georgia

Georgia

Atlanta, GA

30 Ivan Allen, Jr. Boulevard, NW, Suite 700

Atlanta, GA 30308

United States

(404) 261.6020

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Mississippi

Mississippi

Gulfport, MS

1310 Twenty-Fifth Avenue

Gulfport, MS 39501-1931

United States

(228) 864.9900

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Jackson, MS

188 East Capitol Street, Suite 1400

Jackson, MS 39201

United States

(601) 961.9900

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