Full-Service Civil Law Firm in Montgomery, Alabama
Sasser, Sefton, Brown, Tipton & Davis, P.C.2000 Interstate Park Drive
Montgomery, Alabama 36109
(334) 532-3400 or(877) 222-0661
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Law Firm OverviewSasser, Sefton, Brown, Tipton & Davis, P.C., based in Montgomery, Alabama, has a broad civil law practice focused on providing innovative and cost-effective solutions to legal problems. Our attorneys have maintained a presence in the Montgomery, Alabama, area for more than thirty-five years. However, our firm's reach extends well beyond Montgomery. The firm represents a broad spectrum of clients in the state of Alabama, the Southeast (including some of the Southís largest lending and financial institutions and a number of publicly traded companies), and the United States (including many nonprofit and grant-funded organizations).
The firm's reputation for solving complex and unique legal problems has won the firm clients across Alabama, the Southeast, and the United States. Our clients represent a broad spectrum of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits. The firm's clients include some of the South's largest lending and financial institutions and several publicly traded companies as well as major utilities and many nonprofit and grant-funded organizations.
For these clients, our attorneys provide an equally broad range of services. Sasser, Sefton, Brown, Tipton & Davis, P.C., is a full-service law firm engaged in general civil practice. The firm's practice areas are diverse and encompass Litigation, Administrative Law, Banking and Mortgage Banking Law, Business and Corporate Law, Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy, Commercial Transactions, Community Action Law, Environmental Law, Estate Planning and Probate, Grant Law, Head Start Law, Insurance Coverage and Litigation, Labor and Employment Law, Nonprofit Law, Real Estate, Taxation, Utilities Law, and Water Law. In addition, the firm regularly provides training and technical assistance to grant-funded and other nonprofit organizations.
Although the firm divides its practice into distinct areas, the firmís attorneys operate as a team to serve virtually all of our clients' legal needs. The firm seeks to develop long-term, close relationships with our clients to best serve their interests in todayís competitive business and legal environments.
Year this Office was Established: 1990
Areas of Law
- Administrative Law
- Appellate Practice
- Asset Protection
- Bad Faith Insurance
- Banking & Finance
- Banking Law
- Business & Industry
- Business Formation
- Business Law
- Business Litigation
- Civil Litigation
- Civil Rights
- Class Actions
- Commercial Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Constitutional Law
- Construction Law
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Law
- Corporate Litigation
- Corporate Taxation
- Credit & Mortgage
- Debt Relief
- Debtor & Creditor
- Eminent Domain
- Employee Benefits
- Environmental & Natural Resources
- Environmental Law
- Estate & Trust
- Estate Planning
- Federal Law
- Financial Litigation
- Financial Services Law
- General Practice
- Government Contracts
- Homeowners Association
- Human Resources Law
- Industrial & Manufacturing
- Inheritance Law
- Insurance Defense
- Insurance Fraud
- Land Use & Zoning
- Landlord & Tenant Law
- Licensing Law
- Local, Municipal & State Law
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Natural Resources
- Nonprofit Organizations
- Personal Injury
- Personal Property
- Premises Liability
- Property Law
- Public Finance
- Real Estate
- Regulatory Law
- Tax Planning
- US Federal Courts
- Workers Compensation
Additional Areas of Law: Community Action Law; Chapter 11 Bankruptcy; Breach of Contract; Family Business Succession Planning; Business Torts; Creditors' Rights and Collections; Lender Liability; Mortgage Banking Litigation; Warranty Claims; Water Law; Preparation of Powers of Attorney; Grant Law; Head Start Law; Legislative Affairs.
Areas of Law Description
At Sasser, Sefton, Brown, Tipton & Davis, P.C., our firm's work encompasses many areas of the law. Although we use a team approach to provide the best service to our diverse mix of clients, for convenience, our firm has established a number of practice groups, each of which encompasses several related practice areas. As our firm has grown, so has the number of practice groups. Currently, our attorneys find creative and cost-effective solutions to our clients' legal needs while working in the following major practice groups:
- Community Action, Head Start, and Nonprofit Organizations
Our Community Action, Head Start, and Nonprofit Organizations Practice Group works with organizations across Alabama, around the Southeast, and throughout the United States. With almost 50 years of combined experience, the members of Sasser, Sefton, Brown, Tipton & Davis, P.C.'s Nonprofit Practice Group have a deep understanding of nonprofit organizations and their needs. Our clients range from Community Action Agencies, Head Start programs, and other grant-funded entities, to trade groups, professional societies, and homeowners' associations, and include both long-established, multi-million dollar public charities as well as newly formed organizations.
- Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
The attorneys of Sasser, Sefton, Brown, Tipton & Davis, P.C., are experienced in serving the legal needs of both creditors and business organizations. The firm provides a variety of creditor-oriented and business-related legal representation, including commercial and general civil litigation as well as residential and commercial foreclosure, eviction, and ejectment services. The firm has assisted creditors throughout Alabama and the Southeast in the enforcement of security interests in real estate, equipment, and other collateral.
- Financial Institutions and Credit Transactions
The firm's attorneys have a long history of representing financial services companies and are experienced in working with a variety of banking institutions ranging from large regional banks to local community banks, from national banks to state banks, and from thrifts and savings banks to Internet-based institutions. The members of our Financial Institutions and Credit Transactions Practice Group also represent non-bank financial services companies, including insurance companies, mortgage companies, finance companies, and financial divisions of manufacturing companies. The firm provides regulatory compliance, general business (including commercial and residential real estate loan closings), collections, and litigation services to our many financial services industry clients.
- General Business
The attorneys of our General Business Practice Group represent and advise not only businesses of all sizes but also individual business owners, entrepreneurs, and professionals. The work of our General Business Practice Group encompasses several related practice areas. Our services include the following: Business Formation, Reorganizations and Dissolutions, Commercial Transactions, Contracts, Family Business Succession Planning, Labor and Employment Law, Real Estate, and Taxation.
The attorneys of Sasser, Sefton, Brown, Tipton & Davis, P.C., regularly provide legal counsel to insurance companies. Our firm's insurance industry clients include: Life Insurers, Commercial Insurers, Automobile Insurers, and Specialty Insurers. For our insurance industry clients, our attorneys provide coverage opinions, policy reviews, and liability defense. The firm's attorneys also provide representation in the defense of actions made directly against the insurer, including claims alleging bad faith and misrepresentation as well as cases seeking class action certification.
The firm's Legislative Affairs Practice Group advises a variety of clients, including trade associations, businesses, and individuals, in matters concerning proposed and pending legislation in the Alabama Senate and the Alabama House of Representatives. Our firm serves its legislative affairs clients by drafting proposed legislation, monitoring pending bills and reporting on new legislation affecting our clients, preparing and presenting testimony before House and Senate committees, acting as a liaison with the legislative staff, and representing clients in legislative hearings.
The attorneys of our Litigation Practice Group have represented clients in various types of litigation in state and Federal courts throughout the Southeast, including Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Louisiana. Our firm's attorneys have also represented clients in appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court, as well as before state appellate courts. In addition, the firm regularly represents clients in disputes with government entities before state and Federal administrative agencies and boards.
- Estate Planning and Probate
Our law firmís extensive estate planning practice is dedicated to helping our clients provide for the future financial needs of their families. Our attorneys provide estate planning and probate services from the initial assessment of the client's estate planning needs to the preparation of wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents, and through the conclusion of the estate administration and probate process.
- Labor and Employment Law
Our firm frequently advises businesses of all sizes on labor and employment law issues. By counseling clients on human resources matters, our attorneys seek to identify and address potential problem areas before claims arise. Our firm's services include review and preparation of human resources policies and employee handbooks, negotiation of employment contracts, compliance training for managers and employees, and representation of employers in union organizing campaigns. Our attorneys also have significant experience representing for-profit, nonprofit, and public employers in labor and employment-related litigation (including workers' compensation claims) before state and Federal courts and administrative boards.
Mr. James E. Davis, Jr.
Business and Industry, Estate Planning, Real Estate
Mr. Robert E. Sasser
Banking and Finance, Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Litigation, Nonprofit Organizations
Mr. Patrick Ladd Wheeler Sefton
Banking and Finance, Commercial Litigation, Employment, Insurance, Litigation
Mr. R. Brian Tipton
Business Law, Civil Litigation, Estate Planning, Nonprofit Organizations
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