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Lee T. Patterson

Lee Patterson is a Shareholder in the Firm and maintains a general litigation practice with an emphasis on environmental, toxic tort, personal injury, mining and blasting litigation and commercial transactions.  Mr. Patterson routinely litigates matters in Alabama State and Federal Courts and handles appeals before the Alabama Supreme Court and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Patterson has also litigated matters in the states of Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Georgia and Texas.  Mr. Patterson has been selected as a Rising Star in the Alabama Super Lawyers publication.

Professional Affiliations

• Alabama State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Birmingham Bar Association
International Society of Explosives Engineers
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute

News, Honors and Awards

Rated by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star

Reported and Notable Current Cases and Representative Clients

• Served as co-lead counsel in the defense of global Portland cement manufacturer in mass tort case filed on behalf of 75 local residents seeking recovery for property damage and personal injury.
• Served as lead counsel representing local retailers and national manufacturers in asbestos litigation.
• Serves as outside general counsel for nationwide functional fitness franchisor with operations in numerous states.
• Represented blasting and mining companies in mass tort cases pending in Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia and Texas.
• Argued multiple appeals before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Personal Information

Mr. Patterson and his wife Brandi have three children and reside in Homewood, Alabama.

Areas of Practice 

Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Toxic Torts
Insurance Coverage
Products Liability
Business Litigation
Blasting and Explosives Litigation
Mining and Quarry Litigation
Appellate Practice
Commercial Transactions
Class Actions

STATE BAR ADMISSIONS

Alabama

EDUCATION

J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
B.S., Auburn University

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