Stephen D. "Steve" Heninger

Stephen D. "Steve" Heninger


Heninger, Garrison & Davis, LLC

Recognized since 1989

Birmingham, Alabama

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Product Liability Litigation
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A founding partner of Heninger Garrison Davis, Steve Heninger graduated from the University of Illinois in 1972 where he was a member of the track team. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army for two years as a prosecutor before enrolling in law school at the completion of his tour of duty. Steve graduated from the Cumberland School of Law (summa cum laude) in 1977. He then served as a law clerk to the Honorable James Hancock in the Northern District of Alabama before beginning his practice as a trial attorney.

Steve has served as the President of the Birmingham Bar Association (1998), President of the Alabama Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and as a member of the Alabama Supreme Court Advisory Committee on appellate practice for the past fifteen years. Steve is a frequent lecturer and teacher for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, teaching at such places as Harvard School of Law, Stanford, Georgetown, University of Wisconsin, University of Miami, and University of New Mexico.

He has been listed in Woodward & Whites “Best Lawyers in America” for the past ten years, and he has tried eighteen cases resulting in verdicts over seven figures. He recently was inducted into the Alabama Law Foundation, which limits its invitations to the top one percent of the Bar in Alabama. Additionally, Steve has been selected in the top 10 lawyers in Alabama by Superlawyers for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Location

  • 2224 First Avenue North
    Birmingham, AL 35203

Education

  • Samford University , J.D., graduated 1977
  • University of Illinois - Chicago, B.A., graduated 1972

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1977

Affiliations

  • Alabama Law Foundation (2006) - Fellow
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association - Member: Executive Committee, 1982— Alabama Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Appellate Procedure, 1982 2001
  • American Association for Justice - Member
  • American Bar Associations Alabama State Bar - Recipient, Judge Walter P. Gewin Award, 1993
  • American Board of Trial Advocates - Advocate; Alabama Chapter, President, 1991 Member, National Board of Directors
  • Birmingham Bar Association - Secretary Treasurer, 1985; President, 1997
  • International Society of Barristers - Member
  • National College of Advocates - Member

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

Heninger, Garrison & Davis, LLC
Birmingham, Alabama

12 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Product Liability Litigation

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

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Birmingham (2014)
  • Product Liability Litigation, Birmingham (2011)

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

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Commercial Litigation

Special Focus

  • Automobile Collision
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Product Liability

Awards:

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top One PercentSuper Lawyers - Top 10 AlabamaSuper Lawyers - Top 50 AlabamaSuper Lawyers - 10+ YearsMartindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence

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