12.18.2018 | Firm News
Burr’s AL Teel Elected to Serve on Executive Board for Young Lawyers Section of Birmingham Bar
Burr & Forman announces that Birmingham-based associate Al Teel has been re-elected to serve on the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) of the Birmingham Bar Association Executive Board for 2019. Al will serve in the role of Vice-President of Social for the 2019 Board. This will be his third term serving on the executive committee.
The YLS is for members who are 36 years old or younger, or members who have been practice for 5 years or less. The Section hosts CLEs, fundraisers, and many other events for the benefit of newer members of the legal profession.
At Burr, Al is a litigation associate in Burr & Forman’s Birmingham Office, where his practice is devoted to serving clients on a broad range of legal issues directly affecting the transportation, maritime, logistics, and manufacturing industries.
Al litigates a variety of disputes including those involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, commercial motor vehicle accidents, products liability, premises liability, Carmack Amendment claims, property damage, insurance coverage, and employment-related claims. He regularly represents Class I and short-line railroads in suits brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act, FRSA whistleblower claims, trespasser injuries, property damage claims, and other third-party injuries. He also specializes in regulatory compliance for trucking companies under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and for issues affecting the rapidly evolving logistics industry.