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Capell & Howard P.C.

Headquarters

150 South Perry Street
P.O. Box 2069
Montgomery, AL 36102-2069
United States
(334) 241.8000

Firm Details

Since 1947, the attorneys of Capell & Howard, P.C. have been providing clients professional expertise coupled with an abiding commitment to client service.  As a full-service provider of legal advice and representation, its attorneys have been recognized across a wide range of practice areas, including 17 attorneys in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and six attorneys in the 2016 edition of Super Lawyers.  The firm also has served for many years as the sole Alabama representative in SCG Legal, an international association of law firms with offices in the capital city of each State and many financial centers around the world.  Based in Montgomery, Alabama, and with offices in Auburn-Opelika and Fairhope, the firm’s central location allows for efficient representation throughout the State.  In addition to its in-State client base, the firm serves as Alabama counsel for regional, national, and international companies.

Management

Rachel C. Harris
Firm Administrator
Mary Tyler Ashe
Communications Director
M. Courtney Williams
Managing Director

Demographics

Partners

Women: 7

African-American: 1

Men: 21

Of Counsel

Women: 1

Men: 7

Associates

Women: 1

Men: 1

Other Lawyers

Women: 3

Paralegals

Women: 4

Non-Legal Employees

Women: 24

Men: 3

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Arbitration with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Construction Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Corporate Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Labor Law - Management with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Litigation - Construction with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Mediation with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Real Estate Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Montgomery in Tax Law with 5 lawyers

Awards

  • Alabama Small Business of the Year, 2016 (Business Council of Alabama/Chamber of Commerce Association of Alabama)
  • Business in the Arts, 2011 (Montgomery Area Business Committee for the Arts)

Contacts

Frank H. McFadden
Alternative Dispute Resolution | Construction & Procurement
(334) 241-8041
William D. Coleman
Alternative Dispute Resolution | Construction & Procurement
(334) 241-8056
James N. Walter Jr.
Alternative Dispute Resolution | Litigation
(334) 241-8046
K. Palmer Smith
Commercial Real Estate & Title Insurance | Mortgage & Secured Lending
(334) 241-8015
William K. Martin
Commercial Real Estate & Title Insurance | Mortgage & Secured Lending
(334) 241-8024
David B. Hughes
Commercial Real Estate & Title Insurance | Mortgage & Secured Lending | Bankruptcy, Workouts & Creditors Rights | Public Finance & Governmental Incentives | Estate Planning, Probate & Trust
(334) 241-8076
Robert D. Rives
Commercial Real Estate & Title Insurance | Mortgage & Secured Lending | Corporate & Business Law | Bankruptcy, Workouts & Creditors Rights
(334) 241-8085
Shapard D. Ashley
Commerical Real Estate & Title Insurance | Mortage & Secured Lending | Bankruptcy, Workouts & Creditors Rights
(334) 241-8073
J. Lister Hubbard
Construction & Procurement | Litigation | Administrative Law | Governmental Affairs | Environmental
(334) 241-8035
R. Brooke Lawson III
Construction & Procurement | Litigation | Alternative Dispute Resolution | Asbestos & Toxic Torts | Products Liability | Environmental | Insurance Defense & Regulation | Employment & Labor Relations
(334) 241-8031
W. Allen Sheehan
Construction & Procurement | Litigation | Domestic Relations | Criminal Defense | Products Liability | Insurance Defense & Regulation
(334) 241-8049
Richard H. Allen
Construction & Procurement | Litigation | ERISA Litigation | Administrative Law | Appeals
(334) 241-8019
Lee M. Russell Jr.
Corporate & Business Law | Commercial Real Estate & Title Insurance | Mortgage & Secured Lending | Taxation | Estate Planning, Probate & Trust
(334) 241-8012
D. Kyle Johnson
Corporate & Business Law | Health Care | Mergers & Acquisitions | Taxation | Estate Planning, Probate & Trust
(334) 241-8055
Michael P. Dalton
Corporate & Business Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Health Care | Taxation | Intellectual Property
(334) 241-8072
Henry H. Hutchinson
Corporate & Business Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Taxation | Securities
(334) 241-8070
Richard F. Calhoun Jr.
Corporate & Business Law | Public Finance & Governmental Incentives | Mergers & Acquisitions | Securities | Taxation
(334) 241-8061
Richard F. Allen
Corporate & Business Law | Taxation
(334) 241-8002
M. Courtney Williams
Corporate & Business Law | Taxation | Securities | Mergers & Acquisitions | Employee Benefits | Estate Planning, Probate & Trust
(334) 241-8054
Robert T. Meadows III
Education | Litigation | Criminal Defense | Commercial Real Estate & Title Insurance | Mortgage & Secured Lending | Domestic Relations | Employment & Labor Relations
(334) 501-1540
Patricia R. Osuch
Emloyment & Labor Relations | Litigation
(334) 241-8021
Bruce J. Downey III
Employment & Labor Relations | Litigation
(334) 241-8060
Mai Lan F. Isler
Employment & Labor Relations | Litigation
(334) 241-8069
Christopher W. Weller Sr.
Employment & Labor Relations | Litigation | Appeals
(334) 241-8066
Barbara J. Wells
Employment & Labor Relations | Litigation | Appeals | Intellectual Property
(334) 241-8016
Carla Cole Gilmore
Employment & Labor Relations | Litigation | Corporate & Business Law | Estate Planning, Probate & Trust
(334) 241-8013
Clinton A. Richardson
Employment & Labor Relations | Litigation | Criminal Defense | Construction & Procurement
(334) 241-8087
Sarah S. Johnston
Estate Planning, Probate & Trust
(334) 241-8030
Caty H. Richardson
Estate Planning, Probate & Trust | Taxation
(334) 241-8081
Debra D. Spain
Estate Planning, Probate & Trust | Taxation
(334) 241-8033
C. Richard Hill Jr.
Litigation | Appeals | Administrative Law | Insurance Defense & Regulation
(334) 241-8043
Ashley H. Freeman
Litigation | Appeals | Administrative Law | Insurance Defense & Regulation | Employment & Labor Relations
(334) 241-8038
C. Clay Torbert
Litigation | Appeals | Estate Planning, Probate & Trust | ERISA Litigation | Construction & Procurement
(334) 241-8074
Terrie S. Morgan
Litigation | Domestic Relations | Criminal Defense | Employment & Labor Relations
(334) 241-8091
R. Faith Perdue
Litigation | Education | Domestic Relations
(334) 501-1540
Chad W. Bryan
Litigation | Products Liability | Insurance Defense & Regulation | Appeals
(334) 241-8034
Robert F. Northcutt
Litigation | Products Liability | Insurance Defense & Regulation | Asbestos & Toxic Torts | Employment & Labor Relations
(334) 241-8083
J. Scott Pierce
Public Finance & Governmental Incentives
(334) 241-8084

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
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Civil Rights Law
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Communications Law
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • DUI/DWI Defense
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television
  • Entertainment Law - Theater
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utilities Law

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Office Locations

United States

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Alabama

Alabama

Fairhope, AL

317 Magnolia Avenue

Fairhope, AL 36532

United States

(251) 929.2260

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Montgomery, AL

150 South Perry Street

P.O. Box 2069

Montgomery, AL 36102-2069

United States

(334) 241.8000

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Opelika, AL

Skyway Professional Center, Suite B

3120 Frederick Road

P. O. Box 1857

Opelika, AL 36803

United States

(334) 501.1540

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