Keith Andress, office managing shareholder in the Birmingham office, concentrates his practice in civil litigation, primarily in the areas of business, construction and real estate. He has extensive experience representing financial institutions, title insurers and others involved in loan security and improvements to real property. He has devoted a significant amount of his practice to defending mortgage lenders and servicers against lender liability charges, allegations of mortgage fraud, and real estate title clearance and litigation.
Another major part of Mr. Andress' practice includes litigating cases involving breaches of contracts and business torts. In addition to litigation, Mr. Andress serves as a counselor to his clients for issues involving potential litigation and risk reduction. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Andress practiced as a C.P.A. at Ernst & Young, and he passed all four parts of the C.P.A. exam on his first sitting.