J. Rushton "Rushton" McClees

J. Rushton "Rushton" McClees

Dentons Sirote PC

Recognized since 2013

Birmingham, Alabama

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Construction

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J. Rushton McClees is a shareholder in Dentons Sirote’s Birmingham, Alabama office, where he is a co-chair of the Dentons Sirote Litigation practice group. For more than 30 years, Rushton has tried jury and bench trials in state and federal courts throughout Alabama; including securing a $20 million verdict representing plaintiffs in a class action breach of fiduciary duty case. He routinely prosecutes and defends claims for injunctive relief, including enforcement and defense of non-competition/non-solicitation agreements. Rushton was instrumental in changing Alabama’s law on anticipated nuisances. His practice also includes the defense of product liability and contractor liability claims and the representation of insurance brokers and banks in business fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder derivative, and director and officer liability matters.


  • 2311 Highland Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35205


  • The University of Alabama, JD, graduated 1986
  • The University of Alabama, BS, graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, Alabama, Alabama State Bar


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association - Member

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

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Construction


  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™


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