Jeffrey T. "Jeff" Baker

Jeffrey T. "Jeff" Baker

Burr & Forman LLP

Recognized since 2010

Birmingham, Alabama

Practice Areas

Litigation - Real Estate

Real Estate Law

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Jeff practices in the firm's business section in the Real Estate and Lending Practice Groups with a concentration in the areas of real estate, banking, and commercial finance.

Jeff has a diverse real estate practice that includes representation of owners, lenders, landlords, and tenants in all aspects of real estate development, finance, and leasing, as well as real estate workouts and insolvencies. He devotes substantial time to the representation of nationally and regionally franchised restaurant operators in new store development, lease negotiations, sale-leasebacks, acquisitions, and dispositions. Jeff also has extensive experience in the development, leasing, and financing of both licensed and unlicensed healthcare properties. Recent projects have included an industrial brownfield redevelopment, correction of a broken condominium, sale of a large master-planned residential community, and the acquisition of a large hospital system.

Contact & Links


  • 420 North 20th Street, Suite 3400
    Birmingham, AL 35203


  • Vanderbilt University , J.D., graduated 1988
  • University of Alabama, B.S., graduated 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, Member


  • Alabama State Bar - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Birmingham Bar Association - Member

Burr & Forman LLP
Birmingham, Alabama

180 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • COVID-19


  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law (2010-2020)
  • Chambers USA, Leading Practitioner in Litigation: Real Estate (2016)

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