Al is a litigation associate in Burr & Forman’s Birmingham Office, and focuses his practice on a broad range of legal issues and regulatory compliance for clients in the transportation, manufacturing, and hospitality industries.
Mr. Teel litigates a variety of disputes including those involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, commercial motor vehicle accidents, products liability, premises liability, 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.
Al’s personable and enthusiastic approach to litigation has quickly made him a favorite within the firm and with clients. He was chosen as an inaugural member of the Birmingham Business Alliance’s “On Board Birmingham” as one of the city’s leaders in the young professional arena and was inducted into Birmingham’s Rotaract Club. He was also elected to the Executive Board for the Young Lawyers Section of the Birmingham Bar Association. He is an active member of the Transportation Lawyers Association, the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel, and a graduate of the NARTC College of Railroad Trial Advocacy.