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Lister Hubbard, a native of Montgomery, was admitted to the Alabama State Bar in 1980. He received an A.B.J., magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia, and a J.D from the University of Alabama School of Law as a Hugo L. Black Scholar. Lister concentrates his practice in the areas of construction law, public procurement law, environmental law and commercial litigation.

As legal counsel for the Alabama AGC (Associated General Contractors), he drafted and facilitated passage of comprehensive reform legislation for Alabama’s competitive bid law. He has attained statewide prominence in the field of public procurement law, counseling both business and government as well as shaping legislative and regulatory initiatives in the field. Lister is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and also has been designated a “Super Lawyer” in the field of construction law, having litigated a number of construction and procurement cases over the years. In addition to representing trade associations in the construction, road building and engineering fields, Lister served as environmental legal counsel to the Alabama Pulp and Paper Council for many years. He continues to represent industries, businesses and municipalities on environmental compliance and related litigation.

Location

  • 150 South Perry Street
    P.O. Box 2069
    Montgomery, AL 36102-2069

Languages

  • English

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, Alabama

Affiliations

  • Alabama Associated General Contractors - Legal Counsel
  • American Council of Engineering Companies of Alabama - Legal Counsel
  • American Institute of Architects - Associate Member
  • Construction Law Section, Alabama State Bar - President
  • Environmental Law Section, State Capital Group - Former Chairman
  • Forum on the Construction Industry, American Bar Association - Member
  • Section of Environment, Energy, & Resources, American Bar Association - Member
  • Section on Public Contract Law, American Bar Association - Member
  • State Capital Group - Former Board Member
  • State Capital Group - Voting Representative, State of Alabama

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Construction

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Construction, Montgomery (2022)
  • Litigation - Construction, Montgomery (2020)

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

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Special Focus

  • COVID-19

Awards:

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • The University of Alabama School of Law - Hugo L. Black Scholar
  • Super Lawyers - Construction Litigation
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating Award

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Publications and Lectures

  • J. Lister Hubbard, “A Current Overview of Alabama's Mechanic's and Materialman's Lien Law,” The Alabama Lawyer (July 1988)

Author and lecturer:

  • Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations in Alabama (2012)
  • Alabama's New Public Works Laws (1997)
  • Alabama Construction Law (2002 & 2003)
  • Advanced Real Estate Law in Alabama - Environmental Liabilities (1996 & 1997)
  • Alabama Construction Contracting For Public Entities (2002)

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