Burr & Forman

E. Travis Ramey

E. Travis Ramey
  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law (2011)
  • B.S., Troy University (2008)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Alabama
  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • American Bar Association (Litigation Section)
  • American Bar Association, Judicial Division - Appellate Judges Conference
  • American Bar Association, Council of Appellate Lawyers
  • Alabama Bar Association, Appellate Practice Section
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Appellate (2016-2018)
  • Alabama Supreme Court, Standing Committee on Appellate Rules
  • Martindale-Hubbell™ AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Represented a manufacturer on appeal in a case involving the enforcement of an arbitration provision. The Alabama Supreme Court adopted the client's interpretation and affirmed the trial court's order compelling arbitration.

  • Represented a mortgage lender on appeal, replacing trial counsel after an adverse decision in the trial court. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed, agreeing that the district court had incorrectly applied Mississippi's marital-homestead statute.

  • Represented a manufacturer on appeal in a disability discrimination case. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed, concluding that the employee had not shown he was protected by the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act.

  • Represented a financial institution on appeal in a case involving trust administration. The Alabama Supreme Court affirmed the trial court's dismissal of all the plaintiff's claims.

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Travis focuses his practice on litigating in state and federal appellate courts. He represents clients from a broad range of private-sector industries, including manufacturing, financial institutions, healthcare, insurance, and real estate. He also represents entities from the public sector.

Travis has successfully litigated appeals in cases involving claims of employment discrimination, fraud, personal injury, breach of contract, and breach of duty by a trustee. He has also won favorable appellate decisions in cases that involved contractual disputes, mortgage lending, foreclosures, and enforcement of arbitration provisions.

Before joining Burr & Forman, Travis served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edward E. Carnes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. While in law school, he served as Editor in Chief of the Alabama Law Review and as a member of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board. He is a member of the Order of the Coif and received the Dean M. Leigh Harrison Award, which is the law school’s highest academic honor.