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Steve Ball is a shareholder with Carr Allison residing in the firm’s Birmingham, Alabama office. Steve represents local and national clients in their business litigation and corporate matters arising both in Alabama and other states. His diversified practice includes the representation of his clients, both as plaintiffs or defendants, in their litigation and transactional needs.

Steve has litigated numerous contractually based claims for his clients and also has extensive experience in the fields of covenants not to compete, non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets, intentional interference with business and contractual relations, and other business tort claims. His clients come from several areas of industry, including healthcare, banking, transportation, construction and real estate, and from international corporations to “mom and pop” entrepreneurs.

Steve heads the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditor’s Rights practice. His background area includes the representation of creditors in Chapters 7, 11 and 13 cases, along with representation of bankruptcy trustees in pursuit of claims within pending cases.

In addition to his litigation practice, Steve provides counsel to his clients in the formation and governance of various business entities. He has received an AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell and was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the area of commercial litigation. He also serves on Samford University’s Alumni Association Executive Council.

Contact & Links


  • 100 Vestavia Parkway
    Birmingham, AL 35216


  • Samford University

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, Alabama State Bar


  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (ADLA) - Member
  • American Bankruptcy Institute - Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association - Member
  • Samford University Alumni Association Executive Council - Member

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Northern , Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Carr Allison
Birmingham, Alabama

32 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

14 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation


  • AV-rate Martindale-Hubbell
  • Curia Honoris

Additional Areas of Practice:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Real Estate Law


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