Burr & Forman

Joshua H. Threadcraft

Joshua H. Threadcraft
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law (1998–2001)
  • B.A., Auburn University (1994–1998)
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Mississippi
  • Tennessee
  • All Alabama Trial and Appellate Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Alabama
  • All Florida Trial Appellate Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • All Mississippi Trial and Appellate Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
  • All Georgia Trial Courts and the Georgia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia
  • All Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
  • 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

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Mississippi Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Alabama Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Appellate (2011)
  • Best Lawyers In America, Banking and Finance Law (2016-2018)
  • Birmingham Bar Association Civil Courts Procedure Committee (2009-2010)
  • Foundry Junior Board
  • Member of the servant team for his Sunday school class
  • Obtained summary dismissal of permissible purpose FCRA claim against auto lender in Kentucky federal court.

  • Obtained judgment on Plaintiff’s claims, and consent judgment on counterclaim at trial.

  • Obtained summary judgment dismissal of Malicious Prosecution and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress claims in Georgia state court.

  • Obtained summary judgment for individual defendant in multi-million dollar defamation action.

  • Obtained $800,000 jury verdict.

  • Obtained dismissal on the pleadings of Outrage claim in workers’ compensation context.

  • Retained as National Arbitration counsel for major national bank.

  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of defendant corporation for injuries sustained by individual when the business was robbed.

  • Obtained summary dismissal of permissible purpose/false pretenses FCRA claim against auto lender in Alabama federal court.

  • Obtained dismissal of appeal to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

  • Successfully compelled arbitration in multiple consumer finance actions.

  • Obtained summary judgment dismissal of Malicious Prosecution claim and various state law claims in Florida federal court.

  • Obtained dismissal of state law claims on grounds of Fair Credit Reporting Act preemption in Arkansas federal court.

  • Retained to defend educational institution in TCPA solicitation class action.

  • Represents numerous financial institutions defending TCPA claims across the country.

  • Represents numerous financial institutions defending FCRA claims, including claims alleging impermissible accessing of credit reports and failure to investigate across the country.

  • Defends and prosecutes escalated reverse mortgage claims in state and federal court across the country.

  • Obtained U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmance of dismissal of FDCPA claim against national credit card company furthering Circuit split.

  • Obtained dismissal of qui tam action, alleging submission of false claims to the FDIC.

  • Obtained dismissal of state law claims based on FCRA preemption in case of first impression in Arkansas.

  • Obtained U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmance of summary dismissal of permissible purpose FCRA claim against auto lender.

  • Obtained $800,000 jury verdict.

  • National Arbitration counsel for major national bank.

  • Obtained summary judgment for individual defendant in multi-million dollar defamation action.

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance Financial Institution Disputes Insurance Insurance Litigation & Coverage

Joshua H. Threadcraft is a partner in Burr & Forman's Financial Services Practice Group. He is admitted to practice law in the five states that the Firm has offices (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee), defending state and federal court litigation in these states as well as across the country.

Joshua routinely defends individual and multi-plaintiff/class actions and has more than a decade of experience defending lawsuits involving the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the FTC Holder Rule, Telephone Consumer Protection Act and alleged violations of state and federal law involving banks, credit card companies, insurance companies, mortgage and automobile lending institutions and servicers.

In 2016, Joshua was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Banking and Finance.

Joshua frequently speaks and writes on various topics, including trial tactics and federal and state statutes applicable to the financial services industry, including specifically the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227, and is the author of the firm’s TCPA blog.

To view Joshua’s full list of reported cases, publications and presentations, please click below.