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Richard D. Greer

For over forty years, Richard Greer has been using thorough preparation, realistic analysis, and diligent advocacy to consistently achieve his clients’ objectives. From “routine” to complex legal problems, he has an established track record of finding solutions to difficult legal issues and of competently resolving hotly contested disputes. Mr. Greer represents individuals as well as national, regional, and local companies throughout Alabama in:

  • State and federal court litigation
  • Arbitration and mediation proceedings
  • State and federal administrative proceedings

The Firm also represents individuals and businesses in a wide array of non-litigation matters, including:

  • Contract negotiation
  • Document preparation
  • Business formation
  • Litigation-avoidance practices

Richard Greer attended public schools in Mountain Brook, Alabama, and graduated from Mountain Brook High School. In 1975, he graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with a B.A. degree in Economics. In 1978, Mr. Greer graduated from Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was Associate Editor of The American Journal of Trial Advocacy and a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. In addition to general law school curriculum, Mr. Greer studied international law in 1977 while attending a summer program at the University of Exeter Law School in Exeter, England.

Mr. Greer’s legal career began with a general practice law firm in Shelby County, Alabama, where his areas of practice included general civil litigation, collections, real estate law and litigation, family law, and worker’s compensation law. After approximately three years, he joined a business law and litigation firm in Birmingham, Alabama, where his areas of practice included business and commercial litigation, bankruptcy litigation, commercial collections, construction law and litigation, employee benefits litigation (ERISA), employment law and litigation, general civil litigation, and real estate law and litigation. Mr. Greer left that firm in 1995 when it had 30 lawyers and formed his own firm in Birmingham, Alabama. His Alabama law and litigation practice include business and commercial law, commercial collections, construction law, contract law, employment law (employer), leasing law (residential and commercial), non-compete/non-disclosure law, and real estate law.

Previous Law Firms:

  • Mitchell, Green, Pino & Greer (and predecessors), Partner, October 1, 1978 – December 31, 1980
  • Najjar Denaburg, P.C. (and predecessors), Member, July 1, 1981 – January 31, 1995

Mr. Greer is a charter member of the Vestavia Hills (Alabama) Chamber of Commerce and served for several years on its board of directors and as its legal counsel. He has received several service awards from the Chamber, has been named Board Member of the Year, and has received the President’s Award for distinguished performance.

Mr. Greer’s additional interests include physical fitness, college football and basketball, hiking, building and carpentry, gardening, landscape architecture, and domestic and foreign travel.

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